How to Create a Carpool Online Using Dividetheride.com

For the millions of parents who transport their children to and from school, activities, and points in between, creating carpool schedules can be a daunting task. Trying to coordinate and keep track of everyone’s driving availability, pick-up times and last minute schedule changes can be a logistical nightmare. These real life issues are the motivation behind Divide the Ride, a free carpooling website designed to help busy parents, by creating carpool calendars based on their schedules and driving availability.

Steps

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    Visit the Divide the Ride[1] website.
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    Click "Start a Carpool" to setup an account.
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    Invite families you know and trust to form carpools for your children's activities.
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    All carpool participants enter their driving availability.
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    The website will automatically create a carpool schedule for each participant. This carpool calendar is emailed to everyone in the group along with text messages and email reminders.

Tips

  • Teachers, coaches and other organizers can create an interactive map using Divide the Ride and send invitations to all the families involved in their activity. This feature will allow parents to create helpful carpools that make the most geographic sense.


Sources and Citations

  1. www.dividetheride.com

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