University Edition

Florida Department of TransportationStarting the week of November 6th through the 17th, we encourage students who commute to and from university campuses throughout South Florida to use an alternative mode of transportation. Whether you choose to ride the train or the bus, walk, bike or carpool, you can help reduce congestion on South Florida roadways and lessen your impact on the environment.

To participate, simply download the free RideFlag mobile app, tap in to begin your trip and tap out at the end of your trip to log your miles.


Miami Heat

The University Commuter Challenge has concluded!

We appreciate all those that participated in the 2017 University Commuter Challenge. We will be announcing and notifying the winner of the $2500 Scholarship Grant courtesy of the Miami HEAT the week of November 17th. All those that downloaded the app and participated in the Challenge are eligible to win prizes.

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Team up with at least one other person for the drive to school and cut your commuting costs. Interested in joining a carpool? Let RideFlag help match you with others at your university.

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Explore your options and the new features, including real-time tracking, making traveling by bus or train easier than ever. We drive and you relax. You don't fight traffic any more.

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Commuter bike trips have increased by over 40% in the last ten years. It's a healthy, less expensive way to get around campus. Can't do the entire trip by bike? There are options!

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Studies have shown walking increases your energy and improves mood and productivity. It also keeps roughly four pounds of pollutants out of the air for every mile walked.

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Make your miles count!

Download the mobile app to log your daily commutes during the Challenge. Simply tap in and tap out to begin and end your trips.

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If you are unable to participate in the Challenge using the mobile app, please click here to pledge online.

Our Partners

Thank you to our transportation partners for making the Commuter Challenge possible

Miami-Dade Transit
Broward County Transit
Palm Tran
Martin County Transit
St Lucie Transit
Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization
Broward MPO
Palm Beach MPO
Martin MPO
St Lucie TPO
Florida International University
Indian River State College
Barry University
Johnson and Wales University
Miam Dade College
St Thomas University
Broward College
Nova Southeastern
Palm Beach State College
University of Miami
Keiser University
Florida Atlantic University

Keep Up The Good Work

The 2017 Commuter Challenge highlighted the benefits of carpooling, taking public transit options, biking and walking. We urge everyone to make use of alternative transportation to help reduce traffic congestion and environmental impact. If you're interested in carpooling, please download the free RideFlag mobile app which allows you to carpool on demand.

You're Early!

That's not a bad thing... but we're still finalizing launch of our app, which will be available on April 28th. Please enter your email address below to receive a notification as soon as we've launched.

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The Challenge is Complete!

We thank you for your participation