Bicyclists at the UW share the campus with pedestrians, buses and cars. To stay safe, follow these basic rules of the road:

  • Pedestrians always have the right of way
  • Always yield to slower moving traffic
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Dismount and walk your bike when in any Bike Walk Zone and crowded pedestrian areas
  • Minimize your impact by staying off of lawns and landscaped areas
  • Park and lock your bike only at designated bike racks

Bicyclists are responsible for following all city and state regulations, as well as UW-specific bike guidelines. Read on to learn more: