NC State Rises In Bicycle Friendly Ranking

NC State has improved from the bronze to silver level in the League of American Bicyclists’ annual Bicycle Friendly University recognition program.

This year’s¬†honorees include more 150 colleges and universities nationwide, including four N.C. schools. NC State has been recognized¬†by the League since 2012.

The honor acknowledges the university’s promotion of biking as a transportation option, as well as its contributions to a safe environment for cyclists. NC State offers bike racks on Wolfline buses, a campus bike rental program and a student-led bike share program in the Quad residence halls.¬†The university also has¬†showers, clothing lockers and bike lockers¬†available for those who commute to, from and around campus by bike. Bicycle repair classes and campus maintenance stations are also available for students.

In 2011, NC State adopted a Campus Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan that outlines future improvements and projects.