Metro and SDOT planning “Rideshare Meetups!” to promote Neighborhood Carpooling

To help more Seattle residents get connected with carpooling and vanpooling options, King County Metro and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are hosting more than a dozen Rideshare Meetups! in six Seattle neighborhoods this spring and summer, including events in your neighborhood.

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SDOT and Metro Rideshare

At Rideshare Meetups! Commuters will be able to learn more about how carpooling and vanpooling can help save time, money, and stress on their commute, meet other commuters in their neighborhood, and sign up for ridesharing programs.  SDOT and Metro staff are available to answer questions and help residents sign up. People who start a new vanpool or join an existing vanpool will also receive a $50 gift card.

King County Metro has the largest vanpool program in the nation and continues to expand each year. Our website has more information about upcoming events and vanpooling and carpooling programs.

Here are the Rideshare Meetup locations:

  • Wednesday, May 6, 4:30–6:30 p.m. at Cafe Turko in Fremont, 754 North 34th St., Seattle
  • Wednesday, May 13, 4:30–6:30 p.m. at Buckley’s Queen Anne in Interbay, 232 First Ave. West, Seattle
  • Thursday, May 14, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Lunchbox Labarotory in South Lake Union, 1253 Thomas St., Seattle
  • Tuesday, May 19, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Pecos Barbeque Pit in SoDo, First Ave. S. Seattle
  • Wednesday, May 27, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at North Seattle College in Northgate, 9600 College Way N., Seattle.
  • Tuesday, June 9, 4:30–6:30 p.m. at Watershed Pub & Kitchen in Northgate, 10104 Third Ave. NE, Seattle
  • Thursday, June 18, 7:30–9:30 a.m. at Portage Bay Café in South Lake Union, 391 Terry Ave. N., Seattle
  • Wednesday, June 24, 7:30–9:30 a.m. at Yellow Dot Café, in Fremont, 701 N 34th St, Seattle
  • Thursday, June 25, 7:30–9:30 a.m. at F5 Networks in Interbay, 401 Elliott Ave. W., Seattle
  • Tuesday, June 30, 4:30–6:30 p.m. at Henry’s Tavern in SoDO, 1518 First Ave. S., Seattle
  • Thursday, July 9, 4:30–6:30 p.m. at Garage on First Hill, 1130 Broadway, Seattle
  • Thursday, July 16, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at McKinstry in SoDo food truck tour, 5005 Third Ave. S., Seattle,
  • Thursday, July 16, 1–2 p.m. at Sur La Table, SoDo food truck tour, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle
  • Thursday, July 16, 2:30–3:30 p.m. at K2 Sports, SoDo food truck tour, 4201 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle

More information is available at:  http://metro.kingcounty.gov/tops/van-car/meetup/

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