No convenient bus route to your work? Need more flexibility than a traditional carpool or vanpool? Consider downloading one of these apps.

They're flexible, they're cheap, they're fast and they're making commute matches in Redmond. 

Waze Carpool and Scoop use your smart phone to connect you with other local professionals to share the ride to work. or whose schedule needs more flexibility.

Try them out for free with these promo codes:

Scoop: REDMOND01
Waze Carpooling: GoRedmond

Flexibility

If your schedule changes week to week (or even day to day) these apps can accommodate you! You can even set different pick up or drop off spots which helps the apps meet your needs better than traditional carpooling.

 

Waze Carpool

Scoop

Scheduling Trips

Can schedule up to a week out

Morning Commute: 9pm night before

Afternoon Commute: 3 pm day of

Accessible

This is the perfect fit for commuters who may not have good transit options near their home. No matter where you work in Redmond, Scoop or Waze Carpooling likely have a match for you!  And if they don't have one right now, you should still enter your info in the app so they can alert you when new matches get on board.

 

 

Waze Carpool

Scoop

Choose Carpool Partner

Yes: can choose between matches, or restrict to co-workers or people of the same gender.

Partner chosen for you based on route.

Safety Features

Rate the driver and rider.

Verified workplace.

Social Profile links of driver and rider.

 

Rate the driver and rider.

Photo of driver or rider

Driver verification with DOL

 

Cost Savings

If you're currently driving alone, this will be a significant cost savings to you as a driver or a rider! These apps are a significantly cheaper alternative to using Lyft or Uber for work, and can save you a lot of money in the long run.  

Try out either system for a free ride using these special codes for Go Redmond users:

Scoop: REDMOND01
Waze Carpooling: GoRedmond

 

Waze Carpool

Scoop

Cost for Rider

Variable: see an estimate before you leave.

 

Up to $0.54/mile

Variable: see an estimate before you leave.

 

Estimate to be $0.54/mile

Driver Earnings

Variable: see an estimate before you leave. But can expect to be paid up to $0.54/mile.
 

The amount will cover part of the cost of driving, without becoming a source of taxable income.

Variable: see an estimate before you leave. But can expect to be paid up to $0.54/mile.
 

The amount will cover part of the cost of driving, without becoming a source of taxable income.

 

Time

Because these apps are giving you a direct route, and often times let you take advantage of the HOV Lane, you can save time on your commute vs. taking the bus or driving alone. The algorithm in the apps is also set up to find you the closest, most convenient matches.

 

Waze Carpool

Scoop 

3+ person carpools

Not at this time

Yes

 

 

Download the apps! 

Waze Carpooling 

Scoop

 

Use the Free Ride Codes! 

Scoop:  REDMOND01 
Waze Carpooling: GoRedmond

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