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Creating a bicycle friendly university. [Insert name, affiliation and date here]. THE LEAGUE’S MISSION. The League promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation through advocacy and education to build a bicycle-friendly America. . PHOTO: ALLAN CRAWFORD. OUR GOAL FOR 2025:

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Creating a bicycle friendly university
Creating a bicycle friendly university

[Insert name, affiliation and date here]


The league s mission
THE LEAGUE’S MISSION

The League promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation through advocacy and education to build a bicycle-friendly America.

PHOTO: ALLAN CRAWFORD


OUR GOAL FOR 2025:

5% OF ALL TRIPS BY BIKE

50% + REDUCTION IN SERIOUS CRASHES AND FATALITIES

AND MOVING TOWARDS ZERO


Providing a roadmap for a bicycle friendly america
Providing a Roadmap for a Bicycle Friendly America

  • Setting targets and options for any place

  • Benchmarking

  • Facilitates partnership between advocates & decision makers

  • Hands-on assistance from staff

  • Award designation and media promotion


Bicycling a simple solution
Bicycling: a simple solution

  • Quality of campus life

  • Reduced parking, transportation and healthcare costs

  • Congestion reduction

  • Sustainability

  • Improved health, happiness and productivity


Bicycling a simple solution1
Bicycling: a simple solution

“Being able to say to the university, ‘For less than the cost of one deck-parking space, we were able to make all of the roads on campus more bicycle friendly’ was huge.”

- Brian Williams, Duke University (Bronze)


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Where people want to live work and visit
Where people want to live, work and Visit

  • BFCs always on best places to live, work, study and retire lists. (6 in US News’ latest Top 10)

  • Mercer Int’l Quality of Life Ranking: 7 of 8 U.S. cities are BFCs

  • Forbes’ Healthiest Cities 15 of top 20

  • Best Places to Ride out the Recession 17 of 20 are BFCs - Businessweek


Reaching the interested but concerned
Reaching the Interested but Concerned





What is the bfu program
What is the bfu program?

Four Award levels

  • Platinum

  • Gold

  • Silver

  • Bronze

    Program recognizes colleges and universities for bicycle friendliness and provides roadmap and assistance to become better.


Application criteria
Application criteria

  • Engineering

  • Education

  • Encouragement

  • Enforcement

  • Evaluation & Planning

    Online application

    bikeleague.org/university


Engineering

  • Bike parking

    - covered, secure

    - bike lockers

    - bike station

    - bike valet

  • On campus parking permits, faculty and students

    - extra cost

  • Connectivity & traffic calming

Engineering

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

Portland State University


Engineering1

Bike Parking PLUS

Engineering

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

Portland State University’s

Bike Hub


Engineering2
Engineering

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

UC Davis


Engineering cost of parking

Engineering: Cost of parking

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.


Stanford example

Stanford Example

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.


Education

Education

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

University of Colorado Boulder


Encouragement

Encouragement

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

University of Colorado, Boulder


Encouragement the cost of an incentive program
Encouragement: The Cost of an Incentive program to drive.

  • Quality Bike Products (Bloomington, MN): pays out $45,000 to commuters/year as incentive to ride to work.

    In a three year study, this is what they found…

America.


promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.


Translation
Translation work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

  • QBP experienced a reduction in their health care costs per member per month of 4.4% in 3 years.

    = A savings of $60,000 per year in health care costs for the company.

    = A savings of $2,000 per year in health care costs for each employee.

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.


Encouragement1
Encouragement work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

*College/University category*


Encouragement2
Encouragement work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

University of Wisconsin, Madison


Enforcement

  • Bike Registration work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

  • Bike theft prevention

  • Campus police on bikes

  • Bike safety

  • Targeted enforcement

enforcement

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

Stanford University


Enforcement1

University of Arizona work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

enforcement


Evaluation planning

  • Crash reduction work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

  • Satisfaction survey

  • Comprehensive bike plan – consider your campus and the surrounding area

  • Mode share, RFID technology

Evaluation & planning

promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.


Application review
Application review work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

Applications received and reviewed by :

  • League staff

  • External experts

  • Local cyclists and advocates

  • 58 BFUs in 30 states


Benefits of applying
Benefits of applying work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

We knew this recognition would be important to our civic and business leaders, and that the metrics set out in the League’s application would be important measures for us.” - Allan Crawford, Bike Long Beach

Photo: Allan Crawford


Benefits of applying1
Benefits of applying work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

  • Feedback

  • Benchmarking

  • Coordination

    of efforts

  • Recognition


Get started
Get started work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

Go to: bikeleague.org/university

  • Use BFU Scorecard for self-assessment

  • Review the application and resources yourself to see how bicycle-friendly your university is today

  • Coordinate with your local bicycle advocacy group and contact staff for assistance


Online resource library
Online resource library work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.


Bring the biking joy
Bring the biking joy work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.


Insert contact info
[Insert work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.contact info]


Thank you
THANK YOU! work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.


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