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bikeUMD was created to build and support the bicycle commuter community on campus.

Find a Commute Partner

The bikeUMD blog has information about current bicycle commuters and their routes. For more information email

Bike Commuter Shower Pass

Showers are available at the Eppley Recreation Center. If you do not have a campus recreation membership you are eligible for a Bike Commuter Shower Pass. This pass provides access to locker rooms in Ritchie for registered bicycle commuters. Contact Lawrence Moody ( for information on how to register.


Sharrows are shared-lane markings indicating where a cyclist has the right to ride. These have just been installed on campus in College Park. We want you to learn more about Sharrows, so click here to let the education experience begin.

Bikes on the Bus

All but 2 buses in the Shuttle-UM fleet have bike racks on the front of the bus.

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Commute By Bike

Common Commute Routes


On campus, the number of places you can park/lock your bicycle is constantly growing. Please place your bicycle properly on a bike rack with a U-lock. Click on the map below to see the most up to date map of current bicycle parking locations.

DOTS offers covered bicycle and scooter parking in a secure group cage for rent. This secure space is located in Mowatt Lane Parking Garage. For more information on rental periods on fees, click here.

For more information on upcoming bicycle parking projects click here and go to the Projects tab.

Current Bicycle Parking Inventory:
Uncovered bicycle parking spaces: >3400
Covered bicycle parking spaces: >750

Local Trails