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Bike to Work Week

bike commuter challenge logoJoin us for the Chicagoland Bike-to-Work Week every June. The NU Bike Commuter Challenge team will compete against other local institutions to see which team logs the most biking trips during the week.

To sign up on the Northwestern University Bike Commuter Challenge team:

  • Go to bikecommuterchallenge.org.
  • Click the blue button, "Sign up today!"
  • Type in your email address.
  • Check your email and click on the link.
  • Be sure to add yourself to the "Northwestern" team.
  • Don't forget to log your trips by clicking on the day you rode.

Any biking trip counts whether you ride a few blocks to the Metra or all the way to campus. The Commuter Challenge offers tips and tools to make it easy to bike to work/school. Please join the Northwestern team!

Questions? Email Bike Commuter Challenge Team Leader, Elizabeth Adamczyk.

Campus Pit Stops

In celebration of Bike to Work Week, NU hosts Bike Commuter Stations on the Chicago and Evanston campus. Bicyclists will be able to purchase Kryptonite locks “at cost” from University Police and bike mechanics will offer free safety checks, lube, and air. There will also be refreshments, bike maps, and raffle prizes. Learn more on the University Services Bicycle Resources webpage.

Learn More about Biking at NU

If you are interested in connecting with other bike commuters, please join the Northwestern Bike Commuter Listserv.

Learn more about traveling sustainably, including biking tips and tools.