Vanpool Operators and Providers receive a variety of benefits when operating vanpools in Virginia.

  • VanStart – This program provides assistance with newly formed vanpools. The program subsidizes empty seats during the critical start-up phase and is open to all new vanpools who register for assistance with a commuter assistance program.
  • VanSave - This program assists existing vanpools that are experiencing a sudden, drastic loss of passengers. An eligible vanpool operator/provider may apply for assistance a maximum of once every 12 months per van.   Contact your local commuter assistance program for more information.
  • I-395 Express Lanes VanStart financial assistance.