Commuter Resources

Bike Garage @ Trowbridge Parking Ramp
Bike Garage @ Trowbridge Parking Ramp. Holds up to 23 bikes and features a DIY repair station.

MSU offers bike commuters to campus a growing number of resources & benefits in addition to the most obvious, the MSU Bikes Service Center, which is owned/ operated by MSU and open year-round offering full-menu of bike repairs, sales, short and long-term rentals and parts/ accessories for all your transportation biking needs.  Additionally, some MSU departments provide bikes and other services to encourage their staff to bike more for a host of reasons; some examples of those services further below or here.

Here’s the list of services open to the MSU community and public (where noted):

  • Secure, covered bike parking in the MSU Bike Garages with DIY repair & air stations – more info.. – (MSU community only)
  • 24/7 DIY bike repair and air stationsmore info. (Public)
  • Locker/shower benefit – Due to the popularity of this program no more free lockers are currently available. Sorry. (10/3/16)
  • Learn how to maintain your bike at our MSU Bike Project workshop in Dem Hall – more info. (Public)
  • CATA’s Emergency Ride Home service for bicyclistsmore info.
  • MSU Bike facilities online map (bike lanes, Bike Garages, DIY/ air stations, etc.)more info.– (Public)
  • Online comment form for easily reporting concerns – more info. – (Public)
  • Bike registration – helps in theft recovery, free lock cutting (if you lose your keys), avoiding impoundment – more info.  – (MSU community only)

    DIY station outside of Snyder-Philips Hall
    DIY station & air pump outside of Snyder-Philips Hall.

MSU Departmental Bike Services:

Other MSU-Related Bike Information

Some helpful off-campus resources:

  • TCBA online Crosstown Maps
    TCBA online Crosstown Maps – shows you the safest on & off-road routes around the region

    Regional map showing recommended roads for bike commuting (includes off-road paths that can be good for commuting) – more info.

  • Tri-County Bike Association (TCBA) – the largest bike club in the area – more info.
  • TCBA Advocacy Committee – works for more bike-friendly region – more info.
  • League of Michigan Bicyclists – state-wide bike advocacy organization – more info.
  • University region map (courtesy of Mich. Dept. of Transportation) showing bike-friendly facilities, paths, etc. – more info.
  • MDOT’s State Bicycling Informationmore info.

3 thoughts on “Commuter Resources”

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s