Carpool Parking

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If you drive to a station with one or more passengers and your station offers carpool parking, then you can apply for a free carpool parking permit.

The permit lets you park in a carpool parking space at your station, before 9:30 a.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays. You may park only one vehicle in a carpool parking space at any one time.

No new applications are being accepted for the following GO Stations: Aurora, Brampton, Centennial, Etobicoke North, King City, Long Branch, Maple, Mimico, Mount Pleasant, Rutherford, and Weston at this time, as a result of large waiting lists at these stations.

How to Apply for a Permit

  1. See if your station offers carpool parking.
  2. Find a carpool match.
  3. Apply for a free carpool parking permit.
  4. Display it in your car on the days you park at a carpool spot.

Using Carpool Parking

Once you have a carpool parking permit, here’s how to use it.

Guidelines

  • You are not guaranteed a carpool parking space. The spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis, before 9:30 a.m.
  • You only can park in a carpool parking space before 9:30 a.m. (Monday to Friday, excluding holidays) and on the days which you carpool—when you drive with one or more passengers. 

  • You must hang a carpool tag in your vehicle to use a carpool parking space. One tag will be issued for each vehicle in your carpool.
  • If you park in a carpool parking space before 9:30 a.m. without a carpool parking permit or without at least one passenger, your vehicle may be ticketed or towed.
  • If you see someone else parking in a carpool parking space before 9:30 a.m. without a permit or without at least one passenger, call Transit Safety Dispatch at 1-877-297-0642.
  • You can change the details of your carpool parking contract at any time, by simply sending an email to carpoolparking@gotransit.com or by using this Customer Information Change Request Form. Including updates to your mailing/email address, vehicle license plate(s), request a replacement for a lost permit etc.