Adding a Recurring Trip
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- Click on the Add button in the upper right corner of the page and select Recurring Trip.
- Type the names of the Passengers that will be attending the trip. You can add as many passengers as needed.
- If the person attending the trip is not listed as a Resident, click Add ad hoc passenger to add them to the trip.
- Click Set Recurrence Pattern.
- In the Recurrence pop-up window, select your desired frequency of daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly.
- Daily - Select either Every (_) day(s) or Every weekday. Example: For trips that needs to occur every day including weekends, enter Every (1) day.
- Weekly - Repeat every (_) week(s) on (day(s) of the week). Example: For trips that needs to take place every other Monday, enter Weekly - Recur every (2) weeks with a check mark in the box next to Monday.
- Day (_) of every (_) month(s). Example: For trips that needs to take place on the 15th day of every month, enter Day (15) of every (1) month.
- The (first) (Sunday) of every (_) month(s). Example: For trips that needs to be done on the first Monday of every quarter, enter the (first) (Monday) of every (3) months.
- Every (January) (_) every (_) year(s). Example: For trips that needs to take place on October 15th of every year, enter (October) (15) and Every (1) Years.
- The (first) (Sunday) of (January) every (_) year(s). Example: For trips that occur on the first Monday in May every other year, enter The (first) (Monday) of (May) and Every (2) Years.
Enter the number of days to make trips available in advance. TheWorxHub will generate trips a number of days in advance to allow you to assign passengers, drivers, and vehicles. For example, a monthly trip might be set to allow sign up 365 days in advance, which means there are always 12 instances of the trip available for sign up.
- In the Range of Recurrence section, the Start Date will automatically fill in with today's date. Change the Start Date to the next date that a trip should be generated. *Note: We do not recommend entering an End Date while creating the recurring trip.
- Click Save to finish editing the recurrence details.
If you are ready to end your trip's recurrence, search for your trip and change the recurrence pattern to include an End Date. It is required to save this change in order to stop the recurrence on your trip.
Where & When
- The starting location will automatically populate in the From field based on your account's settings. If the starting location is different for this trip, delete the text and enter the appropriate starting location.
- Enter the destination address in the To field. If the destination is saved as a favorite, it will automatically appear in the list. You can also click the favorites link to see the list of favorite destinations in the account.
- Enter the time for the recurring trip in the Appt. Time field.
- Select whether the Driver Should wait or drop off depending on the drive time.
- If the driver will be waiting, enter the Est. Wait time in minutes.
- If the trip requires more than one destination, click the Add Another Stop link and enter the destination details.*Note: You can click and drag the pin icon () to rearrange the destinations in a particular order.
- Uncheck the Return to Start box if this is a one way trip.
Trip Name & Other Details
- Enter Trip Name.
- Type the name of the Requestor of this trip.
- If applicable, type any Special Notes for the trip.
- Select a Trip Category from the pick list.
- Check the Sharable box if this is a trip that other passengers can join.
- Click Save. Once you click Save, additional sections of the trip form will appear.
- Click on Add Driver.
- In the Assign Driver window, the trip will be highlighted and assigned to No Driver.
- Click on the same time slot that is highlighted next to the driver you would like to assign to this trip. The trip will now appear on that driver's schedule.
- To remove the driver from the trip, click Undo.
- Click Save.
- Select a vehicle for the trip by clicking the assign link next to the vehicle you wish to use for this trip.
- By default, only available vehicles will show. If you would like to see all vehicles, check the Show unavailable vehicles box.
- If you need to switch the vehicle for another, click the Change link.
Map and Directions
This section of the Trip form shows turn by turn directions as well as a map of the trip route.
- Click on Map & Directions to expand this panel.
- Click on Billing to expand this panel.
- Check the Mark as Billable box to create a bill for this trip.
- The Bill Date will automatically populate with today's date, but you can change the date if necessary.
- If applicable, select a Billing Code from the pick list.
- The Charges for each household will automatically be calculated based on the billing settings in your account. To learn more about setting up billing for transportation, see the Trip Billing Settings page.
- To add additional charges, click on the Add Another link.
- In the pop-up window, check the box next to the Billable Items you need to add to this bill. To learn how to create custom billable items, see the Trip Billing Settings page.
- Click the Add button.
- To apply the charge to all passenger households, click the Apply to all link.
- If you need to change any of the information, make the necessary edits and click the Save button.
The Log is where any changes made to the trip will be recorded.
- Click Log to expand this panel.
- You can record a note in the Log by clicking the New Note button.
- Enter the note in the text box and click Save.
Ending a Recurring Trip
- Click on the search tab () to open the search feature.
- Click on the Trips tab.
- Check the box next to Recurring Only to only include recurring trips in your search.
- Use the other filters to refine your search even further.
- Click Search Now.
- Click the blue hyper linked portion of the record to open it.
- Click Change recurrence pattern.
- In the End Date field, enter the date that occurs the day after the last trip you want to generate. For example, if you need the last trip to generate on September 1st, enter September 2nd in the End Date field.
- Click Save.