A carpool is defined as two or more people sharing a ride to a common destination (or to nearby destinations). It’s easy, inexpensive, and flexible.
- A Lloyd District carpool permit costs $80 per month.
- Application Form
- Eligibility and other Requirements
- Over 150 on-street spaces are reserved for Lloyd District carpools from 6:00 -10:00 AM, Monday-Friday.
- Map of carpool spaces
- Sharing the costs of gas, parking and related expenses with others could significantly reduce overall commute costs for everyone involved.
- Reduces wear and tear on vehicles.
- May result in lower insurance rates—check with your agent.
If you have already established a carpool, complete and submit an application to the City of Portland. Applications available here or at the Commuter Connection transportation store.
Drive Less Connect
DriveLessConnect.com is Oregon and Southwest Washington’s rideshare matching service. Easy to use, it works for one-time trips as well as routine commutes. It's not limited to cars; you can search for a biking buddy, too. To sign up, visit the web site and enter your name (or login using your Facebook account), home, email, and phone number as well as your origin and destination.
Lloyd District Carpool List
The TMA also maintains a district-specific list of carpools and those who want to be carpoolers. Email our support staff to sign up. Please include your name, home address, company, and work hours.
A vanpool is a group of five to 15 people who commute together from a prearranged meeting place to work, school, or another destination. Metro currently has 12 vanpools traveling places such as Salem, Hood River, and Clark County. To see the full list of vanpools and information on starting and joining a vanpool, go to Metro’s web site, here. You can also take a look at CTran's Vanpool information/sites/default/files/CTran%20Vanpool%20Promotion%20Sheet.pdf here.
Zipcar is an international carsharing service with vehicles across the United States and Canada. Members have access to hundreds of late-model cars, trucks, SUVs, and more, not only in their home cities, but everywhere that Zipcars live. That includes Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver BC—even New York, Chicago, and London! Zipcar has over 200 vehicles in Portland, including six in the Lloyd District. Visit Zipcar’s website and get up-to-date info, including discounts for Lloyd employees on vehicle plans and hourly rates.
Getaround offers peer-to-peer carsharing! Getaround empowers people to safely share cars by the hour, day, or week through a trusted online marketplace. Getaround is free to join, and for as little as $5 an hour, members can conveniently rent nearby cars, pickup trucks, and minivans while saving money on auto payments, insurance, and maintenance. Owners share vehicles ranging from Toyotas to Teslas, earning hundreds or even thousands in extra income each year while making a positive impact on the environment. Full liability, collision, and comprehensive insurance is included with every rental. Get $25 off your first rental with coupon LDTMA25. Visit Getaround's http://www.getaround.comwebsite for additioal information or to register!