The University of Miami has partnered with South Florida Commuter Services (SFCS), a program of the Florida Department of Transportation, to provide transportation related programs and services to UM students, faculty and staff.
Carpool to Campus
Students, faculty and staff that carpool to University of Miami campuses and facilities can register their carpools and be enrolled into SFCS Emergency Ride Home program.
Find a Carpool
Want to carpool to campus but don’t have anyone to share the ride with? No problem. We can help you find the perfect match!
Here's how it works:
- Complete a short registration form.
- Receive access to your SFCS Online Personal Profile.
- Review your list of carpool matches.
- Text, email or call commuters from your list.
- Set up a time to meet and discuss your commute.
- Register your carpool or enroll in the Emergency Ride Home program.
CLICK HERE to find my carpool matches.
*All information is kept confidential and is only used for University of Miami ridematching purposes. No personal information will be provided to your matches. Students and Faculty/Staff will not be matched together.
Emergency Ride Home Program
Get a free ride home from campus when there’s an emergency!
The Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program provides commuters in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties who carpool, vanpool, ride transit, bike and walk, to campus at least two times per week with six free taxi cab vouchers a year to use in the event of an unexpected emergency or unscheduled overtime.
CLICK HERE to visit South Florida Commuter Services (SFCS) website for more information on the ERH program and to register.
Are you in a carpool registered with SFCS? You will automatically be enrolled in the ERH program.
University of Miami Public Transit Discount Programs
Various discounts are available to students, faculty, and staff that use Miami-Dade Transit to commute to campus.
STUDENT DISCOUNT PROGARM
Miami Dade Transit’s (MDT) College Discount Program offers a 50% discount over MDT’s monthly fare. Student Easy Cards are $56.25 per month and Metrorail parking passes are an additional $11.25 per month. CLICK HERE for more information.
Tri-Rail’s Student Discount Program provides a 50% discount on monthly, roundtrip and one-way tickets. CLICK HERE for more information.
Transit Easy Cards and passes are available for purchase the last week of the month in the Information Center located at the University Center of the Coral Gables campus. The University Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30a.m. to 3:00p.m. For more information, please call 305-284-2318.
FACULTY & STAFF PROGRAM
UM provides discounts on Miami-Dade Transit and Tri-Rail to full-time University of Miami faculty and staff. For more information, visit the UM Public Transit Program website.
Looking to get around on Miami-Dade Transit?
CLICK HERE to visit Miami-Dade Transit’s website and:
- Use their transit tracker to find out where your bus, train, or mover is
- Use their trip planner to find your best route
- Get information on fares and transfers
Tri-Rail is the tri-county commuter rail system with 18 stations along the eastern corridor from just east of Miami International Airport to West Palm Beach.
CLICK HERE to visit Tri-Rail’s website and:
- View the system map
- Plan your trip
- Calculate your fare
- Find out about shuttles, connections, and transfers
Bicycling to UM
There are a variety of programs and services on and around the Coral Gables campus to make bicycling an enjoyable experience. U-Bike can help you take a new spin on getting around.
The University of Miami Coral Gables offers programs and services including, bicycle registration, free locks, bicycle racks, and on campus events. Use the following links for more information:
Riding a bike in a group can be safer and more fun than riding alone. SFCS can help you connect with other cyclists interested in riding together to campus. CLICK HERE to complete a short form and provide information about your commute to campus. Your information will be entered into SFCS' database to find a bicycle partner.
UBike is motivated to form Bike Trains to UM. Contact Ricardo Herran at email@example.com or call 305-284-1315 for more information, to join a Bike Train, or to organize a Bike Train route.
Hurry 'Cane Shuttles
Looking for a quick and convenient means of getting around campus try the Hurry 'Cane Shuttle?
Other Programs and Services
UM supports students, faculty, and staff through a variety of other transportation programs and services that make commuting more efficient, affordable, and sustainable.
CLICK HERE to visit Tri-Rail’s website and:
- UBIKE Coral Gables
- Miami-Dade Bike & Ride on Transit
- Tri-Rail Bicycles on Trains & Locker Program
- ZIPCAR Coral Gables
- Coral Gables Campus Parking & Transportation
- RSMAS Parking & Transportation
- Medical Campus Parking & Transportation
- Alert Today Alive Tomorrow
Have questions or need more information? Contact South Florida Commuter Services at 1-800-234-RIDE (7433) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.