Bicycle-Sharing (Nice Ride)

Nice Ride bicycles can be checked out from public kiosks and returned to any other Nice Ride station from April to November. Single trips are only $2 per half hour, or purchase a 24-Hr pass for $6 with unlimited 30 – minute rides. Pay-As-You-Go memberships (for 30 days) are $18 - or one year is $75 - both allow rides up to 60 minutes.

For more details on current rates, visit

NEW! 2020 Critical Workers Program - Nice Ride is offering a 30-day program to give critical healthcare workers free bike share memberships. Through May 6, 2020, eligible healthcare workers can sign up through their employer to access unlimited 60-minute trips on Classic bikes for 30 days. Reach out to if you are an essential healthcare organization and want to participate in the program.

 There are more than 20 public kiosk locations on campus along with more than 190 additional locations throughout Minneapolis and Saint Paul.  See a map of all NiceRide locations.

East Bank Campus Locations

  • Coffman Memorial Union
  • Keller Hall
  • Mayo Building
  • Oak Street Ramp
  • McNamara Alumni Center
  • 23rd Avenue & 6th Street SE
  • 29th & Como Avenues
  • Elliott Hall
  • 15th Avenue & 4th Street
  • Williamson Hall
  • 4th Street Ramp
  • Mariucci Arena
  • Stadium Village light rail station
  • Cooke Hall
  • Civil Engineering
  • East bridgehead of the Washington Avenue Bridge

West Bank Campus Locations

  • West Bridgehead of the Washington Avenue Bridge
  • Carlson School of Management
  • Social Sciences Building

St. Paul Campus Locations

  • St. Paul Student Center

The U of M, in partnership with the City of Minneapolis, launched this public bike-sharing system in Fall 2010.

Nice Ride

For more details, visit the Nice Ride website.


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