Get around by bike. UVM is recognized as a Gold Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists. We support cycling as an efficient, healthy, environmentally responsible, and fun way to navigate campus and the greater community!

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Bike Facts

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Bike Guide

New! The "Into the Outdoors" Bike Guide is for the bike-curious, bike-adventurous, bike-nervous and bike-savvy. We've provided you maps, routes, and key insights so you can get to all the best outdoor areas (and beyond) around Burlington, VT!

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UVM Bikes is a student-led bicycle education co-op where you can learn how to keep your wheels rolling. Stop by with any of your bicycle needs. UVM Bikes has a fleet of rental bikes that are leased out each academic year on a first-come, first serve basis. The co-op is located at the Booth House (96 S Williams Street). For hours and more visit the UVM Bikes Website, and follow them on the UVM Bikes Instagram Page and UVM Bikes Facebook Page.

Campus Bike Rentals: Our students maintain a fleet of bicycles available for semester rentals. They are affordable and reliable for commuting across campus. A semester rental costs $25 and comes with a light set, sturdy U-lock, and a helmet. Contact:

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Bike Registration and Abandoned Bicycles Procedures: From the original purchase to routine maintenance, your bicycle represents a significant investment. Think about it: You pay for a sturdy U-lock and you look for the best possible parking spot. It makes sense to take one extra step and register your bike!

How To Register Your Bike:

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Bike racks and maintenance stations can be located by using exploring UVM's Bike Facilities Map (link opens in new window), which provides a link to fix-it stations, bike rack locations and more.

Click here for tips on how properly park your bike (link opens in new window).


Bird Bikeshare

Bikeshare is back! Employees and Students at CATMA membership organizations are automatically eligible for a discount of 20% off each trip. Be sure to sign up using your work or school email address. No promotion code is needed, just the correct email.

Please always use a bike rack when parking a Bird Bike on campus! 

Put on your helmet, download the Bird App and get riding!

Vermont State Bicycle Laws and State of Vermont Safe Streets


These resources are provided for informational purposes only. Please read all disclosures as you use these services at your own risk.

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University of Vermont is a GOLD-level Bicycle Friendly University!  

Bike Friendly Universities by Rank 2018 -- See the full list

Clean Energy Fund

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The Bike Share infrastructure proposal was presented by Abby Bleything and Jim Barr in Fall 2017, and was awarded full funding.

Local Motion

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Local Motion is Vermont's statewide (non-profit) advocate for active transportion who help make our community a great place to walk and bike



TrailFINDER is a tool to help people get out, get active and explore Vermont.