Published January 20, 2005


Are high gas prices and traffic driving you crazy? Stop driving alone and join a Hacienda vanpool and fly to work. Vanpools commuting from Concord, Tracy, Cupertino and Sunnyvale are looking for more riders.

A Great Way to Share A Ride
Vanpools offer a terrific rideshare opportunity.  Comfortable and cost-saving travel accommodations take you and fellow commuters with similar origins and destinations conveniently from home to work and back again.  In addition, incentive programs such as the Commuter Choice tax benefit, are available to significantly reduce vanpool costs.

Vanpool Opportunities
Here are some of the vanpools currently looking for additional riders.  Details on participating can be obtained using the contact information below.

Concord Vanpool 
Second pick-up location in Walnut Creek
Work Hours: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

Tracy Vanpool
Work Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Cupertino Vanpool
Work Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sunnyvale Vanpool
Work Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Additional Information
Enterprise Rideshare or 511, the Regional Rideshare program, are available to help you join these vanpools or another one that fits your commute and work schedule.  They can also help develop new vanpools from your area or place you in an existing vanpool.  Simply contact the resources below for details. 

Contact Information
Martin Dooley
RIDES for Bay Area Commuters
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 275, Oakland, California  94612
(510) 273-2085  phone     (510) 622-0201  fax     martin@rides.org  e-mail     www.rides.org  WWW

Sheila Mokhtari
Enterprise Rideshare
2950 Merced Street, Suite 200, San Leandro, CA 94577-0372
(510) 877-5473  phone     (510) 877-5475  fax     sheila.m.mokhtari@erac.com  e-mail     www.vanpool.com    WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California 94588-8570
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax     info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW