UH Community Invited to Bike to Campus on Alternative Transportation Day


Bicycle IconUniversity of Houston students, faculty and staff are invited to leave their vehicles at home and bike to campus Monday, Nov. 11.

The Bike to UH event is being organized by Parking and Transportation Services’ COAST program as part of Alternative Transportation Day.

Those who would like to participate are encouraged to RSVPThose who sign up can note if they are interested in being paired with a bicycling mentor, who can help them prepare and plan their route.

When Nov. 11 arrives, participants can check in at the Bike to UH Day table that will be set up in the Student Center South circle drive between 8 and 9 a.m. There will be breakfast tacos, swag and information about the new COAST cycling incentive.

Everyone who RSVPs and participates will be entered into a drawing to win a bicycle repair tool kit.

Other fun and informative events will be held on campus that day to give students, faculty and staff the opportunity to learn about the many ways the COAST program can help them save money and enjoy a healthier and more sustainable commute:

  • The COAST Summit will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion in the M.D. Anderson Library.
  • A free guided trip will be offered from 1:30-3 p.m. on the METRORail with members of the COAST team to learn more about using the METRO buses and rail lines.

For more information about Parking and Transportation Services, visit its website or follow it on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.