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Sunday, January 25, 2015
Rideshare, Vanpool, GRTA X-Press Bus
Douglas County Vanpool and GRTA X-press Bus Service
Douglas County Vanpool and GRTA X-press Bus Service 

Douglas County Transportation Center - 8800 Dorris Road
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
Phone: 770.949.7665 - Fax: 770.920.7515
[email protected]

The "pay on-line" option is for existing Douglas County Rideshare patrons only. If you have not registered with the Douglas County Rideshare office, located at 8800 Dorris Road, Douglasville Ga 30134, do NOT pay to join one of these vans. You will need to sign a release and staff will need to verify that there is, in fact, space available on the van.

Click HERE to access our pay on-line option.

Douglas County Rideshare is a commuter-oriented program that operates work-trip vanpools, provides carpool-matching assistance, builds and maintains commuter facilities and participates in transit and public transportation planning and marketing. Rideshare has been serving Douglas County commuters since 1986.


Rideshare offers dependable, safe and economical vanpool service to many metro Atlanta work locations. Vans leave central locations in Douglas County Monday through Friday from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Return trips to Douglas County are offered from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Vanpool service is offered at an affordable monthly fee.

Click "Schedule" for a complete listing of vanpool routes.

Pricing for vanpool service is based on zones determined from the location that the vanpool originates. Zone maps for each of Douglas County Rideshare's vanpools are as follows:

X-press Bus Service
The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) offers express bus service between Douglas County and downtown Atlanta and midtown Atlanta Monday through Friday. Buses leave from and return to the Douglas County Transportation Center at 8800 Dorris Road in Douglasville (behind the courthouse). For more information on this service, go to www.XpressGA.com and click on the information for Route 460 (Transportation Center to downtown Atlanta), 470 (Thornton Road to downtown Atlanta), or 461 (Douglas Boulevard to Transportation Center to midtown Atlanta).


Some metro Atlanta sites are not served by Rideshare vanpools. For commuters who travel to these locations, Rideshare offers a free matching service to help with forming carpools.

Douglas County Transportation Center
Rideshare's offices are in the Douglas County Transportation Center behind the Douglas County Courthouse in Douglasville. The transportation center has a customer service/administration building and 650 parking spaces, and serves as the hub for vanpools, carpools and express bus service. The address for the Transportation Center, which is open Monday - Friday from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m., is 8800 Dorris Road. The phone number is 770-949-7665.

Rideshare Staff
Gary Watson, Multi-Modal Division Manager
Davidae Walker, Assistant Division Manager
Patricia Lynch, Programs Assistant
Jerie Blackwood, Customer Service Manager
Vickie Safford, Customer Service Assistant
Justin McDermott, Operations/Fleet Manager
Lawanda Jones, Mobility Coordinator
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- Central Atlanta Progress TMA

- Cobb Community Transit

- Cobb Rides

- Commuter Club/Cobb County

- Georgia Commute Options
Carpool matching assistance and information on transportation options throughout the metro Atlanta region.

- Georgia Commute Options on facebook
Georgia Commute Options is a one-stop shop for metro Atlanta's commute resources.

- GRTA Express Bus Service
The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) offers express bus service from Douglas County to downtown Atlanta and back. Route 460 serves Douglas County, and information on this route is available on the GRTA web page.

- Marta Web Site

- Midtown Alliance TMA

- VPSI Vanpool Service in Atlanta


"Blue Commute", the Rideshare Newsletter! - 170.1KB

2015 Vanpool schedule - 142.5KB

Fact Sheet - 41.0KB

FTA Clauses for Transportation Center Repairs - 3276.5KB
Davis Bacon Wage Determination for Transportation Center - 183.5KB

Questions & Answers about the Vanpool Program - 36.4KB
Rideshare History - 56.3KB

Rideshare 2014-2015 Title VI Program - 483.8KB
Vanpool Manual, Spanish Version - 161.3KB

Rideshare Title VI Non-Discrimination Statement - 49.6KB
Rideshare Limited English Proficiency Policy - 285.0KB

Transportation Center Overview - 1125.9KB

Transportation Providers Sought for New Voucher Program - 31.0KB

Vanpool Contract - 121.0KB

Vanpool Contract, Spanish Version - 46.1KB

Vanpool Manual/Code of Conduct - 348.4KB

Zone Map - Thornton Road Park and Ride - 396.5KB

Zone Map - Transportation Center - 397.9KB

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