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Bicycling to the University can be a healthy, cost-effective way for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to get around campus. Biking, no matter if it is once a week or every day of the year, benefits everyone from the reduced traffic congestion to the lowered carbon monoxide emissions and cleaner air.

View the Campus Biking and Gopher Way map for the Minneapolis Campus PDF Link and St. Paul Campus PDF Link

Estimated Biking Times

Sanford Residence Hall to Frontier Residence Hall (East Bank) 10 min.
Coffman Union to University Recreation Center (East Bank) 5 min.
Blegen Hall (West Bank) to Kolthoff Hall (East Bank) 4 min.
Williams Arena (East Bank) to Veterinary Medical Center (St. Paul)
via the Transitway
20 min.


Read the PTS Transportation Guide PDF Link

Guaranteed Ride Home

Bicyclists who ride to work/school 3 or more days per week are eligible for Metro Transit's Guaranteed Ride Home Program. Registered participants can request reimbursements up to four times per year or $100 in value, whichever comes first, for eligible trips with valid documentation.



Metro Transit Trip Planner graphic

Grab a free Trip Tracker External Linkaccount and keep track of how many awesome ways you find to replace driving. Whether you take transit, bike most days, carpool, etc. – you can keep track of what you’re saving in:

Every month you log at least one trip (other than driving by yourself) in the Trip Tracker, you’re automatically entered in a monthly $100 gift card drawing.