Basic Needs: Transportation
Transportation support in the Twin Cities
Minnesota Rideshare, Metro Transit »
This free service links people who would like to carpool. Carpoolers can also use freeway express lanes, qualify for the Guaranteed Ride Home program and may qualify for free or reduced-price parking, depending on their work or school location. If you want to share the ride, Metro Transit can help match you with others who travel the same direction and time. Visit their website for more information or to sign-up.
Ways to Work »
Provides small, short-term low-interest loans to working lower income families. The loans are primarily used to purchase modestly priced used vehicles. For more information on this program and to find a loan office near you visit their website.
Go-to College Pass, Metro Transit »
Provides for unlimited rides on buses and trains anywhere in the metro area. The Go-To College Pass is good for an entire semester at one low price. It's available only to students currently enrolled in a participating college or university. You can travel any time, any day, anywhere Metro Transit buses and trains or regional buses go. All regional transit providers accept the Go-To College Pass, including suburban systems. For more information, visit the information desk or go to the Metro Transit website.