Bicycle Friendly University
UNL is a Bicycle Friendly University
UNL honored as Silver Level Bicycle Friendly University by The League of American Bicyclists.
Bicycle Friendly America℠ ProgramThe League of American Bicyclist's Bicycle Friendly America program provides a roadmap, hands-on assistance and recognition for states, communities, universities and businesses. The BFA℠ program is a tool for states, communities, business and universities to make bicycling a real transportation and recreation option for all people.
For more information on the Bicycle Friendly America Program, please visit The League of American Bicyclists' Website.
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The Essential Elements of a Bicycle Friendly America℠According to The League of American Bicyclists, there are five essential elements to a Bicycle Friendly America℠, known as the Five E's.
- Engineering: Creating safe and convenient places to ride and park
- Education: Giving people of all ages and abilities the skills and confidence to ride
- Encouragement: Creating a strong bike culture that welcomes and celebrates bicycling
- Enforcement: Ensuring safe roads for all users
- Evaluation & Planning: Planning for bicycling as a safe and viable transportation option
Bicycle Friendly University ProgramThe Bicycle Friendly University (BFU℠) program recognizes institutions of higher education for promoting and providing a more bikeable campus for students, staff and visitors. The BFU program provides the roadmap and technical assistance to create great campuses for cycling.
Local Bicycle Friendly Organizations
- Lincoln – Bronze
- Omaha – Bronze
- South Sioux City – Bronze