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Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH)

Take transit worry-free with Guaranteed Ride Home!

What is Guaranteed Ride Home?
Guaranteed Ride Home provides a free ride home for registered commuters in the Greater Baltimore/Washington region who take transit, or carpool, vanpool, walk or bike to work at least twice weekly. 

What does Guaranteed Ride Home cover?
In the event of a personal illness, unexpected family emergency, or unscheduled overtime while you’re at work, Guaranteed Ride Home will arrange for a free taxi ride, free transit ride, or even a free rental car up to four times each year to get you home.

What doesn’t it cover?
Guaranteed Ride Home cannot be used for weather emergencies, previously scheduled medical appointments, personal errands, business-related travel, working late without a supervisor’s request, any type of building evacuations, or natural acts of God. Other restrictions may apply.

How do I qualify for Guaranteed Ride Home?

  • You must be registered each year for access to Guaranteed Ride Home benefits.
  • You must use one of the commute modes listed above on the day you request a Guaranteed Ride Home.
  • You must work in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area.

How much does it costs?
It’s absolutely free excluding taxes, fuel and gratuity.

When is Guaranteed Ride Home available?
Representatives are on call Monday – Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. It is recommended that you take your trip prior to 10:00 p.m. to insure that service is available when you need it.

How do I register for Guaranteed Ride Home?
Call 1-800-745-7433, or apply at When we receive your application, you’ll get a commuter ID card and guidelines. 


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