TBARTA Regional School Commute Program
What is it?
The TBARTA Regional School Commute Program matches parents of
students at participating schools with other parents at those schools, so they
can arrange a carpool to school (a.k.a. School Pool), saving time and money.
What is new?
For the 2013-2014 school year, this
process will be entirely web-based. Parents can create an online profile and instantly
receive a match list of other parents making the same daily trip. Then, parents
can meet and agree to share the responsibility of carpooling to school, at
In addition to matching car trips, TBARTA can also help
parents arrange “walking school bus” and “bike train” groups.
The School Commute Program is currently available to parents at select elementary, middle, and high schools in the Tampa Bay. The primary focus is to make TBARTA's rideshare-matching services available to parents and students at area schools, and to further the goals of removing car trips from our congested roadways.
Click here for a list of participating schools
Each participating school has a designated School Program
Coordinator (SPC), who can answer any questions about the program or help
Parents should visit the School Pool webpage to
register and find matches. Parents will be
required to register anew each school year, to make sure the information is
always current in the system.