The Authority is sponsored by the Kings County Area Public Transit Agency.
model== CalVans receives bulk discounts on vans.
Find leasee/operator who can collect money from passengers and administer the vanpool.
Having a leasee/operator who is responsible for making lease payments, acquiring new passengers, and managing day-to-day operations reduces labor costs that might be incurred by a centrally-administered for profit vanpool program.
====Small Transit Intensive Cities (STIC)====
Federal funds formulas for small urbanized areas have historically included demographic factors but not service characteristics. SAFETEA-LU established 5307 funding for for cities that offer high levels of transit service relative to their size <ref>[http://www.fta.dot.gov/7926.html Federal Transit Administration. "4. Small Transit Intensive Cities." n/d]</ref>. The program has brought new operating funds to communities that CalVans serves.