College & University Bicycle Master Plans The following schools demonstrate a commitment to sustainable transportation policies. By emphasizing the use of bicycles for their employees, staff, students, and community, each schools has created exemplary bicycle parking guidelines for all bicycle and active transportation policies.
Arizona State University focuses on bicycling as a sustainable mode of transportation and their bicycle plan outlines policies and procedures that encourage bicycling as the preferred method of choice
California State University Monterey Bay
CSU Monterey Bay has a master plan that explores bicycle and pedestrian circulation to enhance the campus environment and create a more pedestrian and bicycle-friendly campus core
University of Southern California
USC’s master bicycle plans are guided by the goals of accommodating the physical growth of the campus, create safe, attractive, sustainable, residential campus and neighboring urban community, as well as to extend and enhance the park-like feel of USC’s campus.
Colorado State’s master bicycle plan was made to achieve the goals of improved safety, sustainability, and health as well as to create overall plan to organize and guide the growth of the bicycling system at CSU.
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This updated bicycle plan builds upon previous efforts to encourage bicycle use on campus grounds. The purpose of this Master Plan is to develop a comprehensive system of bicycle routes, bicycle racks, and signage which will accommodate, encourage, and enhance safe and convenient use of bicycles on the University grounds.
The initial study for CSU Sacramento is oriented around making a campus that fosters and emphasizes academic excellence, providing a vibrant and satisfying environment, and maximize connectivity in the community.
The University of Louisville is seeking to reduce the number of cars being driven to campus and to promote the use of the bicycle for transportation, while maintaining campuses which are safe and convenient for all users.
The 2011 Bicycle Master Plan for the University of Utah emphasizes both campus pathways and on-street facilities that connect the core campus area with surrounding neighborhoods. The Bicycle Master Plan gives recommendations for facilities and programs that are completely within the University’s jurisdiction.
The Duke Bicycle and Pedestrian System Plan focuses on the university and health system locations within the campus core and connections to the larger Durham community to encourage more embers of the Duke community to bike around campus
Boise State’s Bicycle Master Plan, completed in 2010, aims to increase bicycle access to campus via several bike routes that currently have conflicts with both pedestrians and vehicles.
The draft for the 2013 Bicycle Master Plan for the University of Illinois recognizes that bicycle ridership has grown on campus in the last decade, and is expected to continue to grow in the future, creating a great need for reemphasis on engineering, education, enforcement, encouragement, and evaluation for bicycle-friendly improvements.
The Master Plan at Michigan State University has a major component that highly recommends an enhances bicycle circulation system
Building upon the Landscape Master Plan, the goal of this Plan is to improve bicycle access and safety for students, faculty, staff, and visitors and to increase the number of commuters choosing to bicycle to and from campus.
Portland State University
The transportation plan aims to increase the share of employee and student commute trips taken by bicycle, increase the percentage of campus residents who use bicycles for their transportation needs and promote campus awareness of bicycling.
University of Texas at Austin
In this plan, much of the existing scattered bike parking is to be consolidated into high-capacity bike parking facilities with bike support services along the edges of the pedestrian priority zone in order to encourage people to bicycle to campus and park their bikes and walk within the pedestrian priority malls
The intent and goals of this plan are to create an overall safer environment for all modes of transportation on campus
This plan describes existing policies and facilities related to campus bicycling, and it includes a list of projects and programs intended to improve the UC Davis cycling environment in the future.
This plan aims to provide a comprehensive and practical strategy for improving bicycle circulation on the University Park Campus, encourage bicycling as a mode of transportation by providing a continuous bicycling network connected to the regional bicycle system, improve safety by providing an understandable, logical, and enforceable bicycling system, and improve the quality of life for visitors, faculty, staff, and students through increased exercise, recreation, and environmental sustainability.
Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Tech Bicycle Campus Master Plan is developed with a focus on creating a safe, healthy and positive campus biking environment. It is also focused on establishing Georgia Tech as a national leader in higher education bicycle planning, design and culture.
North Carolina State University
The guidelines in NC State University’s Campus Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is intended to improve the campus’ transportation system and to achieve the universitiy’s commitment to an effective movement for a pedestrian-oriented campus as defined in the physical master plan.
The University and city of New Haven, Connecticut, have a framework made to balance their integral systems. They found they needed to increase the availability of bicycle parking at its most popular destinations.