Guaranteed Ride Home

Guaranteed Ride HomeTo support the use of transportation methods other than driving to campus every day, Washington University is a participating employer in the Guaranteed Ride Home program. The program provides up to four one-way rides home from work per year in the case of an emergency, sickness or unscheduled overtime. To be eligible, commuters must enroll for the program.

Commuters who use public transportation, walk, or ride a bicycle to work/school as their main commute method can enroll in Citizens for Modern Transit’s Guaranteed Ride Home. This reimburses commuters for 80% up to $60 of their cab or Uber ride or Enterprise Rent-A-Car rental home. For more information and to enroll, visit Citizens for Modern Transit’s website.

Registered carpoolers can enroll in RideFinders’ Guaranteed Ride Home program that pays for 100% up to $125 of their cab ride home in case of an emergency. Carpoolers can use this program for unscheduled overtime, sudden illness or emergency, early daycare/school/work release or unanticipated absence of driver or vehicle. For more information and to enroll, visit RideFinders’ website.