Biking on Campus

Kent State University and the surrounding community have many cycling opportunities for bikers of all skill levels. Recreation and Wellness Services and the Office of Sustainability partner to promote biking opportunities to our students.  If you have questions or are looking for information on biking at Kent State, you've come to the right place!  Click on the boxes above to learn more.   If you can't find the answer you are looking for, please reach out to Chris Lukas, Assistant Director for Outdoor Adventure.  

The League of American Bicyclists, the premier grassroots advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling and protecting the rights of people who bike, has honored Kent State University with a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly University award in recognition of the institution’s achievements in promoting and enabling safe, accessible bicycling on campus.

“It is inspiring to see so many universities committing to the vision of a Bicycle Friendly America,” said Bill Nesper, executive director of the League of American Bicyclists. “These institutions, including Kent State University, are leading by example and helping to set the standard for better bicycling. Each Bicycle Friendly University acts as a trailblazer to develop and promote safer, more accessible transportation infrastructure and supportive programming for new bicyclists in their communities.”

The Bicycle Friendly University program now includes 220 colleges and universities in 46 states and the District of Columbia, and is part of the League’s Bicycle Friendly America program, which also awards communities and businesses with certifications as part of its mission to make bicycling safe, comfortable and more accessible for all.  

Learn more about the League and its Bicycle Friendly University program at the following links.

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