Learn About Our Bike/Walk Program

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Bicyclists and Walkers save money, reduce their carbon footprint, and enjoy certain health benefits. UCR supports "Active Transportation" and offers a Bicyclist and Walker Program designed to make these zero-emission commute modes a better choice. 

Plan your bike trip with Google Maps .  Here you can find routes, calculate mileage, and estimate travel time. 

Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students 

Faculty and staff with a minimum 50% appointment or full-time graduate students are eligible to participate in the Bicyclist and Walker Program. Applicants may not hold a daytime commuter parking permit and must reside within walking / cycling distance from campus.

You must enroll in the Alternative Transportation Program to receive incentives. Eligibility of incentives is subject to verification using University electronic records.

Participants in the Bicyclist program must first have their bicycle registered before they can enroll in the Alternative Transportation Program and receive incentives. Transportation and Parking Services provides FREE bicycle license registration to students, faculty, and staff.  Bring your bicycle to one of our Bicycle Registration Events or to the Parking Services building Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM to register and license your bicycle.

Complimentary Parking Privileges

Registered Bicyclists or Walkers are eligible to receive a complimentary parking allotment. Program participants are provided a prorated permit allotment, based on 4 permits per month.  Actual allotments provided are dependent on enrollment dates and are issued on a quarterly basis.  Parking allotments are available through the A/T Daily Web Permit  application.

In lieu of receiving complimentary daily parking permits, participants may choose a Night parking permit as their complimentary parking incentive. Night permits are valid after 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday and all day on weekends.

Complimentary Locker and Shower Facilities

Registered Bicyclists or Walkers are eligible to utilize the day use locker and shower facilities at the Student Recreation Center without charge. SRC Facility Authorization forms can be requested from Transportation and Parking Services.

In order to increase bicycle security, Transportation and Parking Services is offering UCR Faculty, Staff and Graduate students the option to rent a bicycle locker on campus. These lockers are safe, reliable and affordable. They are located in four convenient locations around campus.  Please see the Bicycle Locker Map for details.

The locker rental cost is $25 per quarter and is subject to availability. Bicycles must be registered before access can be given. There is a one-time $20 key deposit fee. For information about locker rentals please contact us by email or by telephone at 951-827-7433.

In order to increase bicycle security, Transportation and Parking Services is offering UCR Faculty, Staff and Graduate students the option to use the new bike cages on campus. These cages are safe and reliable. They are located in four convenient locations around campus.  Please see the Bicycle Cage Map for details.

Bicycles must be registered before access can be given. For information about locker cages please contact us by email or by telephone at 951-827-7433.

3,074
Bicycle Parking Stalls on Campus
885
Active Bicycle Registrations
575
Bicyclists and walkers in the commuter incentives program
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