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
RideFlag, University of Miami’s new carpool on-demand mobile app makes carpooling to campus a great option by providing you carpool matches in real time as well as allow you to schedule future carpool rides. Download the RideFlag app and register with your UM email.
- Enter your destination and get instant carpool matches, or schedule future rides.
- You decide with whom you ride or drive with.
- Vehicles must have a valid UM parking permit.
RideFlag is building the UM Circle of Commuters, these are members of the UM community who download the application in order to find carpool matches. This “Circle” will be prioritized in your match listing because of their affiliation with UM.
Please download the app at here: http://rideflag.com/download/
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, 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.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.
If you work in the Coral Gables Campus please email Lluvia Resendiz at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-284-1547
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 Lluvia Resendiz 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.