Bicycle Friendly University
State & Local Policy Manager Ken McLeod went to Davis, CA, a Platinum BFC that also is the home of the UC Davis, which has Platinum status as a BFU and a BFB. While there, he worked with sponsor Ground Control Systems to make a video.
We are excited to announce 51 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities℠ from 25 states, There are now 164 BFUs in 44 states and Washington, DC, a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the US transforming their campuses and the communities around them.
The League of American Bicyclists is excited to share this informative video showcasing the University of California, Davis, a Platinum level participant in our Bicycle Friendly University and Bicycle Friendly Business programs.
Last week, the League announced its latest round of Bicycle Friendly University awards, including the rise of Portland State University to the small but esteemed ranks of Platinum level BFUs. In this post, Clint Culpepper highlights how the campus not only inspires new riders, but keeps students cycling long-term.
Last week, the League announced its latest round of Bicycle Friendly University awards, including the rise of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from Silver to Gold designation. In this post, Chuck Strawser shares some of the most notable developments on campus, including more parking spaces for bikes than cars!
Last week, the League released its latest round up Bicycle Friendly University awards. The University of Tulsa was among the record-breaking class of applicants and achieved a Bronze designation. In this blog, Lauren Wagner explores how the past 10 years have set the stage for TU to become a BFU, including the creation of the TU Rider Network.
In the latest round of Bicycle Friendly University awards announced this week, several top-performing schools rose to Platinum — the highest designation in the BFU program. Since the program began, only one university has been Platinum from the start: Stanford University. In this post, Ariadne Delon Scott shares how Stanford has stayed at the top of the podium — and, not only renewed its designation, but has continued to raise the bar on bicycle-friendliness.
In the latest round of Bicycle Friendly University awards announced this week, several top-performing schools rose to Platinum — the highest designation in the BFU program. We asked them to share some of their notable developments and top lessons learned in getting more students and faculty on bikes. In this post, Aaron Fodge sheds light on how Colorado State University made the leap from Silver to Platinum (leaping over Gold) in just four years.
Rather than hiring a consultant or looking to outside vendors, Iowa State University brought together dozens of students in a number of different disciplines to conceive, design and build a bike share system of their very own — from scratch. Mark Kargol shares the evolving story of Cybike.
For college students, higher education can set the trajectory for a lifetime — and not just for successful careers. Just four years ago, the League of American Bicyclists awarded its freshman round of Bicycle Friendly University℠ designations, recognizing campuses that are making bicycling an integral part of the college experience. Today, the BFU program graduated to a new level, announcing a record-breaking number of top-performing colleges and celebrating the largest pool of applicants ever.