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To maintain as many campus bicycle parking spaces as possible, DOTS partners with Residential Facilities, Facilities Management and Campus Recreation Services to remove abandoned bikes from racks. Many students just leave their bikes on a rack somewhere after they graduate … Continue reading
DOTS and bikeUMD have installed DERO Double Decker bike racks into the Mowatt Lane Garage. For a video on how to use them, click here:
This video was submitted by one of our commuters. He prefers this route for crossing Riggs Road.
This is the word we have from MDOT so far on trying to install a trail on the public utility Right of Way near the Riggs Road crossing. A bonus, however, I have added your request for a trail across … Continue reading
Sept. 12, 2011 The SHA follows procedures outlined in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) to determine when and where traffic control devices should be installed. A study of the existing bicycle accommodations at the MD 193/Campus Drive … Continue reading
I’ve written this primer on locking bicycles because I may have some experience and/or information that some of you might not. I was a university police officer from 1980-2010 and ran a Police Bicycle Unit for almost 20 years and … Continue reading
School is back in session and we can tell that there are a lot more bikes out there. The bike rental program is sold out with a waiting list. (We now have over 50 bikes in the fleet and two … Continue reading
I know biking makes me feel better but I will admit that I wondered what risks I was really taking out there in the road on my bike. Then I went to the LAB conference this summer and they mentioned … Continue reading
Covered Parking near Denton Dining This is an exciting year for bike parking at UMD. The Denton Dining covered parking will soon be finished and all that is left to do in E* is put down the final paint and … Continue reading
Feedback on University of Maryland- College Park’s application to be designated a Bicycle Friendly University – Spring 2011 The League of American Bicyclists has designated University of Maryland- College Park as a Bicycle Friendly University at the bronze level. … Continue reading