You see the bright green bikes at racks across campus. Are you already a pro at using bike share to get around campus, or are you wondering how to get started? If you have questions, we've got answers.
Avoid the traffic this Saturday and bike to Husky Stadium for the football game! Once there, UW Transportation Services has a bike valet for secure parking during the game.
The bike valet is on Rainier Vista, just off the Burke-Gilman trail and close to the stadium. You can drop your bike off anytime starting three hours before kickoff, and pick up the hour after the game ends. For more information on the bike valet program, contact UW Transportation Services at 206-616-7493.
The brightly-colored bikes can be seen in most corners of campus, giving users a convienent option to hop on and ride to their destination. The new dockless bike share systems allow you to easily rent a bike with a smartphone app and park at any public bike rack at UW.
By Lindsey Boisvin, Facilities Services’ Sustainability Communications Intern
Sean Schmidt takes “going green” to a whole new level.
UW Transportation Services is looking for a Bicycle Facilities Intern. The position will work with the Active Transportation Specialist to plan, manage, evaluate, and promote bicycle facilities on campus, including bike parking, repair stations, and signage. If you're interested in a hands-on position that will get you out around campus for field work, and that also offers experience in project management, outreach and program evaluation, this is a spot for you.
This Saturday (Nov. 22), explore the UW campus, discover new paths, try bike share and have fun!
The ENVIR 480 class is hosting a bike scavenger hunt ride, meeting at 10:30 a.m. on the HUB lawn. Admission is a canned food item which will be donated to the University Food Bank.
UW's Ride in the Rain Challenge will kick off Thursday evening at 7 p.m. in the Architecture Hall Auditorium (Room 147). The kickoff event will feature the award presentation for UW's recent Gold Bicycle Friendly University award - League of American Bicyclist President Andy Clarke will talk about how universities are catalysts for the creation of bicycle-friendly communities and will present the award to UW Associate Vice President for Facilities Services Charles Kennedy.