Nice Ride for All

Nice Ride offers affordable, accessible, and fun transportation options for everyone, regardless of income. Our equity program allows those who qualify for certain state or federal assistance programs to sign up.


  • $5 Annual Membership
  • Unlock bikes and scooters for free
  • Unlimited 45 minute Classic bike trips ($0.05/min after that)
  • Ebike trips are an extra $0.05/min*
  • Scooter trips are an extra $0.19/minute
    *Ebike parking is free at Nice Ride stations, e-stations, and University of Minnesota bike racks. You’ll be charged $1 for parking an ebike at a public bike rack in the service area. Parking outside Minneapolis city limits incurs a $5 fee, and parking violations may incur a $5 fee. Parking violations include locking the ebike to itself, private property, trees, signposts, or any other structures as well as blocking pathways, sidewalks, or ramps.

Park your scooter at e-stations, municipal signposts, or any public bike rack in the service area. Parking out of the service area incurs a $5 fee, and parking violations (locking it to itself or anything not mentioned above) incur an additional $5 fee.


If you have one of these, you qualify:

  • Students receiving FAFSA (Federal Financial Aid)
  • SNAP/EBT Card
  • Go-To Card
  • Discounted Utility Bill dated in last 30 days
  • SSI/SSDI Statement benefits
  • Medicaid Card
    Nice Ride for All is available to residents of Minneapolis ages 18 and older who qualify for a state or federal assistance program including: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Minnesota Food Assistance Program (MFAP), Transit Assistance Program (TAP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), SSI/SSDI Supplemental Security Income, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Medicaid and FAFSA.

If more than one person in your household wants to sign up, contact Nice Ride support, now supported by Lyft, and we can help you out.

It's quick and easy to sign up!

Ready to start riding? Apply online today and we’ll be in touch shortly to confirm your qualifications have been approved.


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$5 / year

  • Free to unlock bikes and scooters
  • Unlimited 45-minute Classic bike rides
  • $0.05/minute for ebikes
  • $0.19/minute for scooters
  • Qualify with FAFSA, SNAP, etc.
  • 25% off a Nutcase Helmet with code: NICERIDE25

No credit/debit card?

Visit our partner FAIR Financial to open an account

Already have a Nice Ride account?

Please contact Nice Ride support, now supported by Lyft, for Nice Ride for All.