Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Alert: The following services will be unavailable on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 12 a.m. (midnight) to 6 a.m. CST due to system maintenance.

RIDESHARE - Commuter information

FAQ | Carpool | Bike buddy | Park and ride | Vanpool | Transit | Crossing state lines when commuting

Did you know?

  • Gas prices climbed 15 percent in spring 2012, and 49 percent in the three years prior to 2012.
  • There are over 5,000 registrants in the Wisconsin Rideshare program waiting to be matched with you?

Brochure - Commuters

  • Program overview
  • Questions and answers (Q&A)
  • Car pool tips

Commuter FAQ

  • Frequently asked questions

Carpool

  • Register/login
  • Benefits
  • Carpool tips

Bike buddy

  • Register/login
  • Benefits
  • Bike buddy tips

Park and ride lots

Take advantage of nearly 100 park and ride lots throughout Wisconsin to meet your carpool, vanpool or bike buddies.

  • Parking is free
  • Many have overnight parking in designated spaces, secure bike racks, shelters, and surface lighting
  • Conveniently located adjacent to or near on-and off-ramps along freeways and major highways
  • Many of the Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Madison area park and ride lots are also served by public transit
  • Radio ad - Group uses park and ride lot - After updating their profile and checking for new matches, Michael and Jessica add Linda to their carpool and pick her up at a park and ride lot. (Playing time 00:01:04) Audio transcript

Vanpool

  • Department of Administration (DOA) administers the state vanpool program in the Madison area, with fees based on miles to work and number of passengers
  • Vanpools receive free parking, and drivers are eligible for limited personal use of the vans
  • For more information call (800) 884-VANS

Public transit

Crossing state lines when commuting?

Register in both states:


Related information:

  • New commuters, register now!
  • After registering - run a match list, contact your matches, and track your commute for a record of your savings.

  • Already registered? Log in!
  • Log in/update your profile, run new match lists, track your commute, retrieve forgotten passwords.

Questions about the content of this page:
Karen Schmiechen, karen.schmiechen@dot.wi.gov SSI - Contact info.
Last modified: April 16, 2014

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