In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sharing arrangement)acuerdo entre varias personas que se trasladan juntas al lugar de trabajo etc utilizando por turnos el coche de cada una
- All this talk about optimizing travel networks made me think of an even bigger opportunity to get cars off the roads, which would be to use this same software to optimize a network of carpools.
- My daughter, Ana, came to me asking, ‘Can you take me to school before the carpool, Dad?’
- Keep in mind that parent carpools are possible; older kids can organize their own carpools and perhaps get released time from school.
- ‘You didn't cancel your carpool for nothing, I know,’ he sighed.
- Older kids walk with younger ones, groups of kids bike together, carpools help create social networks of parents who know and trust each other.
- The era of ‘walking uphill two miles to school every day’ is long-gone for most kids, and with the availability of buses and carpools, most parents opt to take or have their kids taken to school.
- Those wishing to arrange carpools should visit www.metrocommuterservices.com, a web site that matches people living in adjacent areas who need rides.
- While attending university, Maurice extended his chauffeur services to friends, organizing a free carpool.
- This would be great for finding other students to organize carpools to/from work or to share housing with.
- Parents can guide their kids in the right direction and help with details, such as organizing carpools.
- Cohousers often share one set of garden and household tools, organize carpools, and form co-ops to order groceries in bulk.
- The first order of business as the date approached was arranging carpools, started as usual by Bob Zimmerman.
- Here's what happened: I was stranded downtown after work on a recent Wednesday because my carpool home had fallen through.
- Drivers were limited to three gallons of gas per week, leading to the formation of carpools or ‘car clubs.’
- Public transportation or a carpool might help reduce the stress of navigating traffic.
- The government wants companies to help out commuting workers by paying their mass-transit fares or their gas money for carpools.
- We organized logistics such as meetings, timelines, deadlines, practices, and carpools.
- Since not everyone had cars on campus, the group first met in the Bible study room to arrange carpools.
- Thirty percent of users have shifted to alternative modes of transportation: carpools, bicycles, and cars that run on liquefied petroleum gas, a low-polluting alternative to conventional gasoline and diesel.
2British(company fleet)(de una empresa) parque de vehículos masculine
1organizar o formar un carpool
- The city has unveiled a plan to provide alternate means of transportation, which would include additional ferry service, carpooling and increasing the use of the school bus service.
- Carpooling or vanpooling was less common, with most carpooling only a few times a year or not at all.
- So far, though, the only hurt has been felt by the nearly half-million bus riders who have spent a month hitching, carpooling, walking or skipping work altogether.
- Other drivers started carpooling, or shifted their work hours to miss the morning and evening rush hours.
- They've stood in long lines to get on commuter trains, they have crowded on to ferries, they've carpooled with strangers.
- Also, look into carpooling with others to get to and from practice.
- Maybe they didn't have many cars, but what about carpooling?
- If you carpooled, you'd have about three pounds of CO2 left in your daily ration - enough to run a highly efficient refrigerator.
- People who carpooled to distribute the stress will begin driving alone.
- My mom didn't strap us kids into car seats, which meant that it was easier to go places and to share carpooling with neighbors.
- Other people carpooled, roller-bladed and cycled to work.
- They're carpooling, they'll be here any minute now.
- I was thinking that maybe, if you wanted, we could work out some kind of schedule for carpooling.
- And instead of flying to your next business meeting simply because your company will pay for it, try carpooling or taking a train, or telecommuting via phone, fax or the Internet.
- Except for a few who live nearby in Chinatown, students who have managed to continue attending classes have either carpooled or taken cabs.
- If they were in a good mood, we carpooled with them.
- At the office, he began rewarding employees for improving the fuel efficiency of their own cars and for carpooling.
- Ridesharing, also known as carpooling or vanpooling, represents an effective means to reduce congestion on the region's major traffic arteries and automobile emissions, which contribute to air quality problems in the region.
- But some drivers will respond by making fewer trips, carpooling, or using alternative forms of transportation.
- I think most people in this country can remember, unless they were born in the 1980s or later, carless days and carpooling.
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