ShareTheRideNC is a statewide website that was created to help form carpools and vanpools. It is provided free of charge in support of the effort to improve air quality.
Funding is secured by the NCDOT and these agencies:
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS): Managed by the Public Transit Department of the City of Charlotte, CATS operates local and express buses, neighborhood shuttles, vanpools and carpools, and specialized transportation services for special needs customers. CATS also has a state-of-the-art rapid transit system which integrates bus and light rail into a comprehensive public transportation network.
GoTriangle: A partnership of public transit agencies and organizations funded to promote commuter benefits in the Triangle. The GoTriangle Regional Call Center (919-485-RIDE) and gotriangle.org help people find more sustainable ways to get around -- transit, carpool, biking and more!
Kerr Tar Regional Council of Governments (COG): One of 17 regional planning and development organizations in North Carolina that help local governments identify and meet needs that improve the quality of life. KT COG collaborates with local governments, businesses, non-profits, and citizens to plan and develop programs and services for youth and seniors, administer community development block grants, coordinate transportation planning, assist land use planning, develop workforce training and opportunities, promote regional natural resource conservation. Member governments include Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, Warren Counties and their municipalities.
Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART): Provides connections between major cities and 10 counties (Alamance, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin) in the Piedmont Triad region. Riders can call 800-588-7787 to learn more about express buses, shuttles, vanpools, carpools and various TDM resources.
WavePool: Wilmington's regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program. The goal of the program is to develop and promote a range of transportation choices for the Wilmington region's citizens and visitors.
NCDOT Public Transportation Division links to more than 100 urban and rural public transportation systems serving all 100 counties in North Carolina.
NCDOT Traffic & Travel Conditions provides real time travel and weather information, as well as transit, rail, and airport information for North Carolina travelers.
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