Car Share Programs

ZipCar Car

UMass Amherst has a partnership with ZipCar that offers students, faculty, and staff easy access to a fleet of vehicles. ZipCars are available on demand and can be reserved 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, go to:

Bay State Commute

Bay State Commute (formerly known as NuRide) is a free incentive program that rewards members for walking, biking, or carpooling. Its network connects members with one another for carpooling and commuter company. Bay State Commute is available to all students, faculty, and staff at UMass Amherst.


For additional information on alternative transportation options at UMass Amherst, visit Transportation Services: