Johns Creek and Alpharetta residents with $2, a hate of traffic and no fear of being in a car with a stranger now have a new option of getting to work this summer.

Waze offering Alpharetta, Johns Creek residents $2 summer carpools

Johns Creek and Alpharetta residents with $2, a hate of traffic and no fear of being in a car with a stranger now have a new option of getting to work this summer.

Through Aug. 5, residents of those two North Fulton cities can use Waze Carpool for a two dollar bill, according to Johns Creek Councilman Chris Coughlin.

The low price is because the app connects people going on very similar paths, making it a true rideshare program as opposed to services like Uber and Lyft.

“Our goal is to help address the traffic congestion we witness on a daily basis in the north metro area by taking cars off the road and providing commuters with convenient and cost-effective options for getting to work or wherever they need to go,” Coughlin said.


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This is the first Waze Carpool partnership with a government in Georgia.

Coughlin said they’ll be the test case and then Waze and other Georgia jurisdictions can “apply a more refined approach to their respective programs to continually be more effective to get cars off the road.”

Commuters can pick a rider or driver filter by gender, whether they’re a coworker or classmate, and proximity to a preferred route.

Drivers manage routes through the app, which can be customized to schedule rides up to seven days in advance.

Those interested can download the app on iOS or Android and join the Alpharetta/Johns Creek carpool group.


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