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.
Take the Earth Month 2018 Bike challenge April 9-29! April is a great time to commute to work and get to class by bike. It's a fast, safe, and a smart way to get around Iowa City. Register for the individual challenge or team challenge and log your rides and days biked to win prizes. Submit pics of your spring biking adventures for the photo contest. You can earn points for encouraging others the bike as well!
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
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Commuting by Bike
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Local Resources and Newsletter
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Parking and Security
Park your bike at one of the many racks on campus and learn how to secure your bike from theft.
Bicycle Advisory Committee
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