|Submission Date||March 5, 2021|
University of Arkansas
IN-14: Bicycle Friendly University
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Office for Sustainability
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:
The League of American Bicyclists certified the University of Arkansas as a Bicycle-Friendly in 2016. In 2019 the U of A was given a gold rating.
Engineering - Campus has made a significant investment in its bicycle facilities and has invested in making the streets around the campus bicycle friendly. Engineering standards meet the currently recognized safety standards and regular training is provided for staff.
Education - Bicycling educational materials are provided to all students, staff, and faculty. Safety classes are offered on a regular basis and the campus actively promotes safe bicycling.
Encouragement - Campus has an on-campus bike shop and/or a bike-share program.
Enforcement - Officers are familiar with laws relating to bicyclists and work with the bicycling community on campus to disseminate safety information to motorists and cyclists. Some officers are patrolling on bikes and provide safety outreach on-bike.
Evaluation - A significant percentage of students, faculty and staff bike to campus more than twice a week. Goals have been set for campus-wide bike use.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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