Commuter van service is defined as a prearranged ride-sharing form of transportation in which vans are used for regular tripmaking between home and workplace. A distinction is made between vanpooling wherein the driver does not receive a fee and a subscription service wherein the driver receives compensation and the passengers pay in advance. This article focuses on vans, the demand characteristics, marketing problems, and several organizational and administrative features of carpools.

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 33-57
  • Serial:
    • Traffic Quarterly
    • Volume: 31
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: Eno Transportation Foundation
    • ISSN: 0041-0713

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00159698
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1981 12:00AM