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Biking

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Biking at Iowa is an environmentally-friendly and healthy alternative to driving on campus. Whether it's commuting, competitive biking, or anything in between, Iowa is a great place to bike. The League of American Bicyclists has designated the University of Iowa as a Silver Bicycle Friendly University.

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Bike Theft Prevention

Do your part to prevent bike theft.The University of Iowa Police Department has recently received a number of reports about bike thefts on campus. Be part of the solution by correctly locking your bicycle and taking other preventative measures. See these tips for preventing theft.

Biking by the Numbers

Data from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey shows:

  • Iowa City with 1,252 bike commuters among a population of 70,131
  • Iowa City ranked sixth in the Midwest in commuting percent (3.23 percent)
  • Iowa City ranked 14th in the country among cities with populations of 65,000 to 100,000

 



Why Bike

Why Bike

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Commuting by Bike

Commuting by Bike

Deciding to commute by bike can be a big decision. It can also be one of the best decisions one can make! It’s environme...

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Local Resources and Newsletter

Local Resources and Newsletter

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Bike Safety

Bike Safety

Bicycle riders should follow the rules of the road along with motor vehicles. Adhering to the laws protects you and othe...

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Parking and Security

Parking and Security

Park your bike at one of the many racks on campus and learn how to secure your bike from theft.

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Bicycle Advisory Committee

Bicycle Advisory Committee

What's it about?The Bicycle Advisory Committee is a group of students, faculty, staff, and other bicycle enthusiasts in ...

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