College & University Bicycle Master Plans

University of Virginia

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.

University of Louisville

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.

University of Utah

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.

Boise State University

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. 

University of Illinois

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.

UC Berkely

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

UC Davis

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.


Penn State University

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.