Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.77
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Nov. 9, 2010
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University of Colorado Boulder
Tier2-1: Bicycle Sharing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Peter Roper
Student, Staff Member
CU Environmental Center
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:

A brief description of the program:

"Buff Bikes" provides 60 bicycles for students, faculty and staff to rent. The bikes are single-speed cruiser bikes with coaster brakes perfect for riding around campus, riding to lunch or attending an off-campus work meeting. Buff Bikes are available for rent during regular bike station hours.
Rules of rental:
1. rental is available to faculty, staff and students with a valid university ID (users must also know university ID number–not on card)
2. rental is for one 48-hour checkout period
3. rental is free of charge
4. renewals are allowed, provided availability of a different bicycle
5. bicycle must be returned in the same condition as checkout, with lock, key (not optional) and helmet (optional)
6. user indemnifies the university and agrees to replacement costs in the case of loss
7. user agrees to use bicycle responsibly, according to all applicable laws
8. user agrees to park the bicycle at approved parking sites only (explicitly not including ADA access handrails or ramps)

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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