Carpool Conditions of Use

  1. There shall be at least two adults who reside more than two miles from the carpool parking location, except for Queen Anne (Area Q) and the Fauntleroy Ferry Dock (Area F), where eligibility is limited to registered vanpools and carpools of three or more adults who: live and work near one another or share more than 50 percent of a common route to and from work, and commute together to and from work together at least four days a week.
  2. No member of your carpool may hold, simultaneously, a parking permit for another Carpool designated parking area or have had a revoked carpool permit.
  3. The carpool vehicle may not pass by or through the assigned carpool parking area in order to pick up participants.
  4. Except for Area P, which is open to carpoolers to "First Hill," to qualify for a carpool parking permit in the public right-of-way of the Central Business District, at least two members of the carpool must work there.
Indemnification: The permit holder agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the City of Seattle, its officials, officers, employees, and agents against: (1) any liability, claims, causes of action, judgments, or expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, resulting directly or indirectly from any act or omission of any permit holder, anyone directly or indirectly employed by them, and anyone for whose acts or omissions they may be liable, arising out of the permit holder's use of the public right-of-way; and (2) all loss by the failure of the permit holder to fully or adequately perform, in any respect, all authorizations or obligations under the Permit.