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Zimride is a private ridesharing network for Carlyle Council.

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Carlyle Council and Zimride

Carlyle Council administers a Transportation Management Program (TMP) in coordination with the City of Alexandria to encourage commuters to use alternate modes of transportation to get to work. The Zimride ridesharing service is a new program offered by the Carlyle TMP, adding another option to its programs including a rush hour shuttle service, discounted Capital Bikeshare memberships, Carlyle maps, pedestrian tunnel access to King St. metro station and discounted SmarTrip cards.

Who can use this site?

Zimride is only available to Carlyle Council member properties and requires a valid business email address to join. For a complete list of approved email domains Click Here. If your employer or work email address isn't listed please contact your HR representative to receive a one-time invitation link to join Zimride.

Carlyle Commuting Made Easy

Zimride is one way that the Carlyle Council is committed to optimizing your transit options.Visit the Carlyle Council website and Facebook page for all the latest updates.

Keep Zimride Out of Your Spam Box

You will be receiving emails from Zimride to notify you about ride matches. After you create your profile, be sure to place into your approved email list to avoid your spam email box.

Free Shuttle to VRE & King St. Metro Stations

Enjoy FREE shuttle service during the morning and evening rush hours between Carlyle and the VRE and King St. Metrorail stations. The Carlyle Shuttle operates on a circular route that runs every ten minutes. A shuttle map can be found under the "TMP" drop down menu at

Telecommuting? You Can Still Use Zimride

If you telecommute several days during the week and have a varied schedule of when you need to go into the office, you can still use Zimride to find and post a ride. Use the One-Time trip option to post a ride for a particular day and share the ride with others going the same way.