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Zimride is a private ridesharing network for University of Minnesota

Miles Posted: 7,723,695
Potential CO2 Reduced: 1,699,212 lbs

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What is the Guaranteed Ride Home Program?


Do you ride the bus, METRO or Northstar, carpool, vanpool, bicycle or walk to UMN at least three times per week? Click here to learn more about the GRH Program.

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What is Zimride at the U?

Zimride is a fun and easy way to share the seats in your car or catch a ride. With Zimride, you can find University of Minnesota friends, classmates, and coworkers going the same way you are.

Have a car? Need a ride?

Zimride helps you offer or request rides for commutes, road trips, and popular events. If you have a car, split costs by offering rides. If you don't have a car, find rides where you need to go.

Who can use this site?

Zimride requires a UMN Internet ID and password.

What if I'm worried about missing my carpool by staying late or leaving early?

No problem. Metro Transit offers a free Guaranteed Ride Home Program. Registered participants can request reimbursements up to four times per year or $100 in value, whichever comes first, for eligible trips with valid documentation. Learn more here: