Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Portland State University
OP-T2-27: Facilities for Bicyclists

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Ian Stude
Transportation Options Manager
Transportation and Parking Services
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Does the institution have indoor and secure bike storage, shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters in at least one building?:

A brief description of the facilities:

There are several secure bike parking facilities on campus. These access-controlled areas require a bike parking permit and a PSU access card (available from ID Card Services). Bike parking permits are limited, and sold at the PSU Bike Hub for a small fee ($15 per academic term or $45 per year). Each of these facilities has the following features:

24/7 secure access via ID card
Security cameras record entry, exit, and activity within the facility
Self-service repair stand with tools and air pump
Bike lock storage rack

Montgomery Street Bicycle Garage (71 spaces)
SW 12th Ave and Montgomery St, behind Blumel Hall
Includes two-tiered bike parking racks and an eco-roof
Convenient for commuters to SRTC, SB1, and Hoffman Hall

Harrison Street Bicycle Garage (86 spaces)
SW 5th Ave and Harrison St, just inside the University Center Building Garage
Includes two-tiered bike parking racks and a vending machine with bike related items like tubes, patch kits, etc
Located across the street from the Bike Hub and the Rec Center

Fourth Avenue Building (FAB) Bike Room (39 spaces)
SW 3rd Ave and Harrison St, just inside NE entrance to the Fourth Ave Building.
Features vertical bike racks, changing stall, and self-service lockers for storing your rain gear, shoes, etc
Located inside the Fourth Ave Building, which connects to City Development Center and
Engineering Building

Science Research & Teaching Center (SRTC) Bike Room (14 spaces)
SW Mill St and 10th Ave, just inside the north entrance to the building
This small space has only vertical racks and does not include a repair stand
Ideal for faculty, staff, and graduate students who are spending most of their time in SRTC or SB1

Science & Education Center (SEC) Bike Garage (46 spaces)
SW Lincoln St and 5th Ave, in the underground parking garage, entrance on Lincoln
4 car parking spaces in this garage have been converted to bike parking with standard floor-mounted racks
Great for those visitng the Art Bldg, UTS, and SEC

Market Center Building (MCB) Bike Garage (32 spaces)
SW Market St and 4th Ave, in the underground parking garage, entrance on Market St.
Includes vertical and horizontal racks in a secure cage inside the parking garage
Conveniently located on the B2 level MCB, near the garage entry and access to the building elevators

Several buildings also include changing rooms with shower facilities.

The Bike Hub is our on-campus bike shop specifically designed for students, faculty and staff. You can repair your own bike with our tools, learn basic and advanced maintenance skills, drop off your bike for professional repair and buy all the parts & accessories you need at a great discount. We also stock tons of free maps to help you find the best routes for getting around town, and our knowledgeable staff are always ready to help with trip planning and tips for making your commute more enjoyable. http://www.pdx.edu/transportation/psu-bike-hub

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