Bicycling at UCLA



Put Traffic Jams Behind You

Riding a bicycle is a fun, healthy and inexpensive way to get to and around campus. There are over 3,500 free bike parking spaces in racks all over campus and with newly added bike lanes, bicycling around UCLA has never been easier!   



UCLA Bike Month

UCLA Bike Month

UCLA Bike Month is back this May as we encourage Bruins to try biking for commuting, fun, or fitness! Follow along on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram as we share biking tips and how UCLA supports biking to and around campus. We'll also be hosting in-person giveaways and weekly social media contests where you can win a $25 Amazon gift card!



Woman riding a bike at UCLA

Graduate Student Bike Rentals

In an effort to provide additional commute options for UCLA graduate students, UCLA Transportation has partnered with UCLA Housing & Hospitality Services to offer complimentary bike rentals at various graduate student housing locations. 




Earn-A-Bike Program

Eligible employees and graduate students can join the Earn-A-Bike program and receive a free $450 bicycle package in exchange for their parking permit. Each package includes a bike as well as a light, lock set, helmet, and Bruin Commuter Club welcome kit.




UCLA BruinBike Smart

Similar to traffic school, BruinBikeSmart allows cyclists who received a moving violation citation issued by a UCPD Officer to have their citation dismissed by completing an online bike safety course and paying a $75 course fee.


Bike Shop

UCLA Bike Shop

The UCLA Bike Shop supports the campus’ bicycling community with DIY repairs and a variety of free classes. Visit their website for more information. 



Bike UCLA Films Presents 'The Bike Bandit'

At UCLA, Megan teaches Ralph proper bike locking techniques and shows common bicycle locking mistakes. At the end of her demonstration, Ralph realizes he's been pranked by the Bike Bandit. Watch the video below to see best practices for bike locking.