Bicycle Friendly University

UNL Cycling Team Spring 2015 Trip
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℠ Program

The 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 Program

The 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.

UNL Bicycle Friendly Businesses

UNL Outdoor Adventures - Gold
UNL Campus Recreation - Silver

Local Bicycle Friendly Organizations

Nebraska Cities

  • Lincoln – Bronze
  • Omaha – Bronze
  • South Sioux City – Bronze

Lincoln Businesses

The businesses below have been recognized by The League of American Bicyclists as being bicycle friendly, but they are not the only bicycle friendly businesses in Lincoln. Check out BicycLincoln's site for the most recent bicycle friendly businesses that are not part of the Bicycle Friendly America program.