Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.85
Liaison Amy Butler
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Michigan State University
IN-14: Bicycle Friendly University

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Tim Potter
Manager, Bike Service Center
IPF Sustainability, Recycling & Surplus
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What is the institution’s current bicycle friendly award level? :

A brief description of the institution’s bicycle program, including the year the award was achieved and/or renewed:

"MSU moved from a bronze to a silver level in November 2015. Bicycle Friendly university by the League of American Bicyclists. MSU bike program has a sustainable transportation Bikes Service Center; do-it-yourself bike repair and air stations and two secure bike garages on campus. It has also launched a Bike share program through the Associated Students of Michigan State University. Short term bicycle parking is provided for occupied buildings. Long term storage, up to 365 days is available with permit. Long term facilities are located at two locations. It is a fenced-in space o ground level providing protection from theft and vandalism on all sides and shelter from the elements. Permits can be picked up at the MSU Bikes Service Center which is located near the center of campus. In addition, MSU offers an opportunity for students to learn how to repair or maintain their bikes, skateboard or rollerblades for free? They can learn to work on their own bike in our fully-equipped workshop, the first bike repair workshop on campus for MSU Bikes. You’ll learn how to repair your bike from our experienced staff, who work for MSU. The Brake Room is also a place to just come and hangout with other people who share a passion for sustainable non-motorized transportation! Twelve of the 21 residence halls on campus have indoor secured bike rooms, with most halls having them on each floor. MSU's newest on -campus apartments also have indoor bike storage facilities in each unit. Shower facilities and lockers are available at the 3 intramural location son campus that are open to faculty, staff, and students.

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