September 22nd is Car Free Day!



Carpooling & Vanpooling

Switching your trip to carpooling saves money, reduces commuting stress, and helps the environment. Join or create a carpool or vanpool for your downtown Minneapolis commute and enjoy great benefits!

What You Gain

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Save Money

Save money on parking, gas, vehicle insurance, and wear and tear on your car. See if you qualify for $20 per month carpool parking at the ABC Ramps.


Reduce Stress

Commuting with passengers is fun, reduces stress, and the time flies by.


Avoid Traffic

Save time! Zip along in the carpool lane and drive right past the traffic jams.


Air Quality

Carpooling reduces the number of cars on the road, lowers carbon emissions, and improves air quality. Carpooling saves money, time and the environment.

Car Share - Like having your own car for a fraction of the cost!

Learn More

Find Carpool Discount Parking

Move Minneapolis currently partners with 8 parking facilities throughout downtown Minneapolis that offer discounted carpool parking. Locate a parking ramp for discounted carpool parking.

Parking Map


During peak-travel times transit, motorcycles, and vehicles with two or more occupants including children or infants (HOV 2+) may drive in the designated MnPASS Express Lanes for FREE. Zoom past the gridlock!
MnPASS Express lane Map

Solo motorists who have a MnPASS account and a MnPASS tag must pay a fee to drive in the MnPASS Express Lanes during peak-travel times.

Register Your Carpool

Already have people to carpool with and know which ramp you want to park in? Register online and start saving money by carpooling to downtown Minneapolis. Carpoolers can park in some ramps for as low as $20 per month.


Find a Carpool Partner

Need to find people near your neighborhood to carpool with into downtown Minneapolis? Use Metro Transit’s ride match system. The process takes less than 10 minutes and maintains your privacy while looking for a good match.

Find a Partner

Start a Vanpool!

More riders, more savings, more fun!

Metro Vanpool is a regional program that serves commuters in the seven-county metropolitan area who have limited transit service available. Vanpools have five to 15 people sharing a ride an average of three or more days a week and receive the same discounts on parking as carpools.