Carpool Parking Permits You must register your carpool to be eligible for free, preferential or reduced-rate parking. Please review these guidelines for carpools before beginning the registration process. > If your destination is within the Minneapolis Downtown Zone, begin your registration here. > For all other destinations, please read these instructions. Once you have done so, please begin registration here. NOTE: all members of the carpool must create an account before you can apply for a permit (each carpooler registers but only one per carpool applies for the permit).