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Alternative Transportation options for
getting to, from & around campus!



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Join the WolfTrails
Commuter Benefits Program


Register Your Bicycle








Use the codeBACKTOSCHOOL2013 to get $40 of free driving credit with Zipcar.
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Get off campus and explore the Triangle

Our Student Transportation Guide is great for anyone that's new to navigating the Raleigh area.

Find transit routes to different points of interest, learn more about cycling and walking on campus, and learn what you need to know to reserve a Zipcar or find a rideshare partner with Zimride. Explore all that the Triangle has to offer, without a car!

Our Employee Transportation Guide tells you what you need to know to make the most out of your commute to work. Learn about the WolfTrails Alternative Commuter Benefits available for full-time university employees!





Reserve a Zipcar for trips near or far!

Zipcar is a car-share program that offers the convenience of car ownership without the hassles of having a car on campus.

There are four vehicles available for use at NC State which are parked in designated spots around campus. These cars are available to students, faculty and staff of the university to borrow 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Rates start at $7.50/hr and $69/day and include gas, insurance and roadside assistance.

To join today, visit or check out Zipcar at NC State for more information.

Share the ride & save on your daily commute

Zimride is a new, fun and easy way to share rides out of town or coordinate your daily commute.  

Zimride uses Facebook integration to make it convenient for you to find a friend, classmate or fellow NC State employee to carpool with.  It's simple.

Have a car? Add your ride offer and split the costs by driving with friends, classmates or colleagues.

Need a ride?  Add your ride request and get to where you want to go.  Just register for a free account and post where you’re coming from and when. Zimride will help you find others making similar trips!

Sign up for a free account and find rideshare partners today at!

Once you find someone to share your ride, sign up for the WolfTrails Commuter Benefits Program as a student or faculty carpool partner!

GoPass CardRide regional transit free with your GoPass

Students travel fare free on Capital Area Transit (CAT) and Triangle Transit (TT) buses with your GoPass, just swipe your pass for the bus farebox! GoPasses are free for all current NC State students & $25 annual pre-paid fee for faculty and staff. Find out more...



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Plan your trip on

GoTriangle is a partnership between public transportation agencies that promotes commuter benefits in the Triangle. They connect commuters to resources like transit trip planners and the Emergency Ride Home program.

GoTriangle has developed a series of "How to Ride" videos to answer any questions you may have about riding public transit and aid new riders in making their first bus ride as smooth as possible.

How to Ride Guide

This "How To Ride Guide" video will show you what it's like to ride regional transit, including how to use your GoPass!


WolfWheels Bikes Available for Rent!

Trying to get the feel for cycling on campus, or want to take a weekend ride to Umstead State Park but are stuck without wheels? Campus Recreation's bike share program, WolfWheels, has got your covered! Stop by Carmichael Gym to rent a bicycle today.

Bicycles are available for students, faculty and staff to rent at $3/day, $6/weekend, $18/week and $99/semester. For more information, visit the WolfWheels website.

Which way is really faster to get around campus? Find out in WolfWheels' Bike vs. Car video!


WolfTrails Alternative Commuter Benefits

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Do you ride the bus, ride a bike or walk to work? WolfTrails offers rewards for NC State's alternative commuters! Fill out our online WolfTrails Application to start receiving commuter benefits now! Find out more...

Benefits Include:

Carpool (per person):: 12 free parking permits,12 daily permits for only $2 each

Vanpool: 12 free parking permits,12 daily permits for only $2 each. Vans park for free

Transit/ Bike/ Walk: 12 free parking permits, 12 daily permits for $2 each

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