Recent Changes for "Poolbusters Vanpool" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_VanpoolRecent Changes of the page "Poolbusters Vanpool" on Davis Wiki.en-us Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-02-09 09:18:54JabberWokky+wanted <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The Vanpool is completely legal, but its drivers must follow certain procedures. Because it is specifically a <span>vanpool</span> for transportation to and from work, the vanpool to operates with relaxed requirements compared to a van for hire of this size. When operating a [http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d01/vc668.htm Vanpool Vehicle] in California, it is allowable with a class C license, medical examination, and a clean record. This is outlined in [http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d06/vc12804_9.htm Section 5J] (bottom of the page). There are a number of vanpool leasing agencies that operate vans in CA that offer guidance ([[File(vRideDrivers.pdf)]]) with the licensing issues. A commercial driver's license is not required since a CDL for Class C only allows one to drive a class C vehicle with hazardous materials. This addition isn't necessary for vanpools. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The Vanpool is completely legal, but its drivers must follow certain procedures. Because it is specifically a <span>["vanpool"]</span> for transportation to and from work, the vanpool to operates with relaxed requirements compared to a van for hire of this size. When operating a [http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d01/vc668.htm Vanpool Vehicle] in California, it is allowable with a class C license, medical examination, and a clean record. This is outlined in [http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d06/vc12804_9.htm Section 5J] (bottom of the page). There are a number of vanpool leasing agencies that operate vans in CA that offer guidance ([[File(vRideDrivers.pdf)]]) with the licensing issues. A commercial driver's license is not required since a CDL for Class C only allows one to drive a class C vehicle with hazardous materials. This addition isn't necessary for vanpools. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-02-09 09:18:30JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- There is currently some discussion in the "talk" section about their legality and if they have appropriate drivers licenses. Readers should use their judgement.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-02-08 13:34:27RsParker <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p>No differences found!</div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-02-08 13:34:14RsParkerUpload of file <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool?action=Files&do=view&target=vRideDrivers.pdf">vRideDrivers.pdf</a>.Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-02-08 13:33:34RsParker <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + <br> + ==Legality==<br> + The Vanpool is completely legal, but its drivers must follow certain procedures. Because it is specifically a vanpool for transportation to and from work, the vanpool to operates with relaxed requirements compared to a van for hire of this size. When operating a [http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d01/vc668.htm Vanpool Vehicle] in California, it is allowable with a class C license, medical examination, and a clean record. This is outlined in [http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d06/vc12804_9.htm Section 5J] (bottom of the page). There are a number of vanpool leasing agencies that operate vans in CA that offer guidance ([[File(vRideDrivers.pdf)]]) with the licensing issues. A commercial driver's license is not required since a CDL for Class C only allows one to drive a class C vehicle with hazardous materials. This addition isn't necessary for vanpools.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-08 09:30:53RsParkerAdditional vehicle description added. 3rd Personing/spelling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Poolbusters Vanpool''' has been operating successfully for more than 25 years. They operate as an informal non-profit collective of ["faculty"], staff and ["students"] providing transportation to ["UC Davis"] from the ["Bay Area"]. They rent a 14 passenger van from Van Pool Services, Incorporated (VPSI) and calculate the cost each quarter covers van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses. The van is cheaper and faster than the train, much more punctual, and arrives and departs directly from central campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Poolbusters Vanpool''' has been operating successfully for more than 25 years. They operate as an informal non-profit collective of ["faculty"], staff and ["students"] providing transportation to ["UC Davis"] from the ["Bay Area"]. They rent a 14 passenger van from Van Pool Services, Incorporated (VPSI) and calculate the cost each quarter <span>that </span>covers van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses. The van is cheaper and faster than the train, much more punctual, and arrives and departs directly from central campus. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There is currently some discussion in the "talk" section about their legality and if they have appropriate drivers licen<span>c</span>es. Readers should use their judgement. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There is currently some discussion in the "talk" section about their legality and if they have appropriate drivers licen<span>s</span>es. Readers should use their judgement. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> 14 passenger Ford Van that is leased from [http://www.vride.com/ vRide], with vRide providing maintenance. </td> <td> <span>+ The van carries</span> 14 passenger<span>s, is air conditioned, and has comfortable, reclining individual seats with arm rests and reading lights. It is a current model</span> Ford Van that is leased from [http://www.vride.com/ vRide], with vRide providing maintenance. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 23:55:46Zorninator <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + There is currently some discussion in the "talk" section about their legality and if they have appropriate drivers licences. Readers should use their judgement.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 15:49:54JabberWokkyThird person-ing. &lt;--- Verbed. &lt;--- Also verbed. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Poolbusters Vanpool''' has been operating successfully for more than 25 years. <span>We</span> operate as an informal non-profit <span>“collective” of faculty</span>, staff and <span>students</span> providing transportation to UC Davis<span>&nbsp;from the </span>Bay Area. <span>We</span> rent a 14 passenger van from Van Pool Services, Incorporated (VPSI) and <span>we </span>calculate the cost each quarter <span>that allows us to cover</span> van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses. The van is cheaper and faster than the train, much more punctual, and arrives and departs directly from central campus. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Poolbusters Vanpool''' has been operating successfully for more than 25 years. <span>They</span> operate as an informal non-profit <span>collective of ["faculty"]</span>, staff and <span>["students"]</span> providing transportation to <span>["</span>UC Davis<span>"] from the ["</span>Bay Area<span>"]</span>. <span>They</span> rent a 14 passenger van from Van Pool Services, Incorporated (VPSI) and calculate the cost each quarter <span>covers</span> van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses. The van is cheaper and faster than the train, much more punctual, and arrives and departs directly from central campus. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 13:31:19RsParkerReplaced operational statement back to original. Page is accurate. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Please note that the descriptions here may not match your experience. As of December 2013, their drivers were not certified to operate a 14 passenger van. Please help improve this page, as the original appears to be an advertisement.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Poolbusters Vanpool''' has been operating successfully for more than 25 years. We operate as an informal non-profit “collective” of faculty, staff and students providing transportation to UC Davis from the Bay Area. We rent a 14 passenger van from Van Pool Services, Incorporated (VPSI) and we calculate the cost each quarter that allows us to cover van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses. The van is cheaper and faster than the train, much more punctual, and arrives and departs directly from central campus.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 13:24:54RsParker <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p>No differences found!</div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 13:18:43hobobot <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - '''Poolbusters''' is a commuter vanpool for those living in the East Bay who commute to UC Davis. It is also useful for occasional trips down to the Bay area.<br> - <br> - Poolbusters Vanpool operates as an informal non-profit “collective” of faculty, staff and students providing transportation to UC Davis from the Bay Area. They rent a 14 passenger van from vRide and we calculate the cost each quarter that allows us to cover van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 13:18:11hobobot <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Poolbusters Vanpool operates as an informal non-profit “collective” of faculty, staff and students providing transportation to UC Davis from the Bay Area. <span>We</span> rent a 14 passenger van from vRide and we calculate the cost each quarter that allows us to cover van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Poolbusters Vanpool operates as an informal non-profit “collective” of faculty, staff and students providing transportation to UC Davis from the Bay Area. <span>They</span> rent a 14 passenger van from vRide and we calculate the cost each quarter that allows us to cover van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses.<span><br> + <br> + Please note that the descriptions here may not match your experience. As of December 2013, their drivers were not certified to operate a 14 passenger van. Please help improve this page, as the original appears to be an advertisement.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 13:11:55hobobot <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Poolbusters Vanpool <span>has been operating successfully for more than 25 years. We operate</span> as an informal non-profit “collective” of faculty, staff and students providing transportation to UC Davis from the Bay Area. We rent a 14 passenger van from vRide and we calculate the cost each quarter that allows us to cover van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses.<span>&nbsp;The van is cheaper and faster than the train, much more punctual, and arrives and departs directly from central campus.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Poolbusters Vanpool <span>operates</span> as an informal non-profit “collective” of faculty, staff and students providing transportation to UC Davis from the Bay Area. We rent a 14 passenger van from vRide and we calculate the cost each quarter that allows us to cover van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The van carries 14 passengers, is air conditioned, and has comfortable, reclining individual seats with arm rests and reading lights. It is a current model</span> 14 passenger Ford Van that is leased from [http://www.vride.com/ vRide], with vRide providing maintenance. </td> <td> <span>+</span> 14 passenger Ford Van that is leased from [http://www.vride.com/ vRide], with vRide providing maintenance. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 13:10:48RsParker <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> As of Fall 2013 the occasional rider fee is $13 each way. With check or cash accepted, exact change greatly appreciated. The van can fill up, so it is highly advised to contact the vanpool coordinator (email above) to signup to ride. </td> <td> <span>+</span> As of Fall 2013 the occasional rider fee is $13 each way. With check or cash accepted, exact change greatly appreciated. The van can fill up, so it is highly advised to contact the vanpool coordinator (email above) to signup to ride.<span>&nbsp;This can offer an alternative to the ["Davis Berkeley Shuttle"] or ["Amtrak"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 12:57:50RsParker <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''<span>Ho</span>urs'''||<br> <span>-</span> ||<span>Leaves </span>El Cerrito: 7:40am<span>,</span> Davis 5:10 pm|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''<span>Depart</span>ur<span>e</span>s'''||<br> <span>+</span> ||El Cerrito: 7:40<span>&nbsp;</span>am<span>||<br> + ||</span> Davis 5:10 pm|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Poolbusters''' is a commuter vanpool for those living in the East Bay who commute to UC Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Poolbusters''' is a commuter vanpool for those living in the East Bay who commute to UC Davis.<span>&nbsp;It is also useful for occasional trips down to the Bay area.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 12:54:45RsParker <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ||East Bay: El Cerrito Plaza Bart Station, Davis: Parking Lot 6 (Near the Art Building)||</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ||East Bay: [https://maps.google.com/maps?q=el+cerrito+plaza+bart+station&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=el+cerrito+plaza+bart+station&amp;cid=12794937499036912307&amp;t=m&amp;z=16&amp;iwloc=A El Cerrito Plaza Bart Station], Davis: [https://maps.google.com/maps?q=P+6&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=uc+davis&amp;cid=1328077789732750948&amp;t=m&amp;z=19&amp;iwloc=A Parking Lot 6] (Near the Art Building)||</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 12:49:49RsParker <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||<span>[[</span>East Bay: El Cerrito Plaza Bart Station, Davis: Parking Lot 6 (Near the Art Building)<span>]]</span>|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||East Bay: El Cerrito Plaza Bart Station, Davis: Parking Lot 6 (Near the Art Building)|| </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 12:49:11RsParker <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Poolbusters Vanpool<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Address'''||<br> + ||[[East Bay: El Cerrito Plaza Bart Station, Davis: Parking Lot 6 (Near the Art Building)]]||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Hours'''||<br> + ||Leaves El Cerrito: 7:40am, Davis 5:10 pm||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Email'''||<br> + ||lsjarvis@ucdavis.edu||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Website'''||<br> + ||[http://goclub.ucdavis.edu/van/current.cfm]||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Executive Director'''||<br> + ||Tu Jarvis||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Established'''||<br> + ||~1988||<br> + <br> + '''Poolbusters''' is a commuter vanpool for those living in the East Bay who commute to UC Davis.<br> + <br> + Poolbusters Vanpool has been operating successfully for more than 25 years. We operate as an informal non-profit “collective” of faculty, staff and students providing transportation to UC Davis from the Bay Area. We rent a 14 passenger van from vRide and we calculate the cost each quarter that allows us to cover van rental, gas, payment for drivers and miscellaneous expenses. The van is cheaper and faster than the train, much more punctual, and arrives and departs directly from central campus.<br> + <br> + ==Operation==<br> + The Vanpool operates Monday through Friday year-round, and observes most university holidays. There is no talking after the first 10 minutes on the trip to Davis, to allow riders to complete lecture preparation or other work. Quiet chatting is allowed on the way home – it is a very friendly atmosphere.<br> + <br> + '''Mornings'''<br> + The vanpool leaves the El Cerrito Bart station at 7:40am and arrives at UC Davis campus at approximately 8:40am. There is a drop off on the South side of campus in front of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Food Science, and then at Old Davis Road and Hutchison Dr. before proceeding to UC Parking Lot 6 (southwest of the Art Building), where there is a vanpool reserved spot.<br> + <br> + '''Evenings'''<br> + The vanpool departs from the parking space in UC Davis Parking lot 6 at 5:10pm and arrives at the El Cerrito Plaza Bart station at approximately 6:10pm.<br> + <br> + ==Cost==<br> + '''Occasional Riders'''<br> + As of Fall 2013 the occasional rider fee is $13 each way. With check or cash accepted, exact change greatly appreciated. The van can fill up, so it is highly advised to contact the vanpool coordinator (email above) to signup to ride.<br> + <br> + '''Frequent Riders/Members'''<br> + For those that would like to use the vanpool on a weekly basis, becoming a member offers a significant discount to the occasional rider fee. It is possible to commute as little as 1 day a week, or all 5. Signup is an academic quarter at a time, with the summer being more flexible. The Fall 2013 rate was $17 per day (round trip)<br> + <br> + Riders can have up to $120 per month deducted from their salary on a pre-tax basis if they receive regular UCD salaries. Riders also have the right to emergency rides home through TAPS and we have a limited number of daily parking passes for use when one has to drive one’s own car.<br> + <br> + <br> + ==Vehicle==<br> + The van carries 14 passengers, is air conditioned, and has comfortable, reclining individual seats with arm rests and reading lights. It is a current model 14 passenger Ford Van that is leased from [http://www.vride.com/ vRide], with vRide providing maintenance.<br> + [[Image(VrideVan.png, thumbnail)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Poolbusters Vanpoolhttp://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool2014-01-07 12:48:58RsParkerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Poolbusters_Vanpool?action=Files&do=view&target=VrideVan.png">VrideVan.png</a>.