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Rider loads their bike onto an RTD bus bike rack.

RTD Allowing E-Bikes

Dec. 8, 2022

On November 15 of this year, customers were allowed to travel with their e-bikes while using RTD services. Customers may load their e-bikes onto bus-mounted front bicycle racks, so long as the bikes weigh 55 pounds or less, with tires up to 2.3 inches in width.

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new electric Buff Buses.

New Electric Buff Buses

Dec. 8, 2022

CU Boulder’s first two battery electric Buff Buses will hit the streets this week, thanks in part to a pair of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Diesel Emissions Reduction Act grants. The long-awaited buses are the first two of four to join the Buff Bus fleet, which currently comprises 26 diesel vehicles. Exciting times!

Aerial view of CU Boulder's campus.

Employee Input Needed! Faculty/Staff Transportation Survey 2022

Oct. 21, 2022

Help us discover how COVID changed our commute patterns by taking the 2022 Employee Transportation Survey. Data from the survey will be compared to past surveys and supports efforts to accommodate all travel modes, and informs strategic planning for transportation-related programs. Staff and Faculty, see the email from the Office of Infrastructure and Sustainability or complete the online survey linked to the article title (should take 7-10 minutes).

Image of five individuals sitting at the edge of a bike trail.

Casual Group Rides With Rapha

Oct. 21, 2022

The CU Bike Program has partnered with the good folks at Rapha to hold some fun, free, and casual group rides leaving from the Rapha store on Pearl Street. The last ride is this Saturday, Oct 29 and will offer a nice off-road adventure. Sign up for the free ride by clicking the article title.

Map of construction free routes for 30th & CO underpass project.

30th St. and Colorado Ave. Construction Closure!

Aug. 24, 2022

Except for the Buff Bus, the intersection of 30th and Colorado Ave. will be fully closed to pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicle traffic from Saturday, Sept. 10 to Friday, Sept. 23. The intersection will be elevated to allow for the completion of two bike and pedestrian underpasses, designed to enhance bike and pedestrian safety. The Buff Bus will run from 7am until 5pm and then will be rerouted.

Bike Index logo, blue text on blue shield outline.

Bike Registration

Aug. 22, 2022

Make sure to register your bike, which will help you track down your bike if it goes missing and provide free access to campus bike stations/maintenance.

Buffalo Bike Classic jersey, yellow and black.

Buffalo Bicycle Classic 2022

Aug. 22, 2022

Since 2003, the Buffalo Bicycle Classic has raised $3.4 million dollars in scholarships for CU students. There is still time to register for the event, which includes nine route options and a virtual ride! Use code CHANGELIVES for $15 off registration (valid through 9/1/2022).

Shoppers browse the selection of used bikes at a previous Bike Fest.

Bike Fest 2022 (Used Bike Sale!)

Aug. 22, 2022

CU's annual bike fest is almost here! Come celebrate bikes on Thursday, Sept. 1, from 2:00-6:00 pm at Farrand Field and enjoy free food, music, and games. Chat with local bike-related businesses and bike advocacy groups, and if you are on the hunt for a bike to buy, get there early to scope out the annual used bike sale!

Students browse CU's annual used bike sale.

Bike Fest 2022 Date Announced

July 18, 2022

It’s official–CU Bike Fest returns on September 1st, 2022 from 2-7 p.m. Stop by Farrand field to enjoy some free food, shirts, music, and exciting games! The event will wrap up with CU’s annual used bike sale.

Buffalo Bike Classic jersey, yellow and black.

Buffalo Bicycle Classic Pedals Toward Its 20th Anniversary This September

May 5, 2022

Registration is open for the largest scholarship fundraising event in Colorado. The annual event has grown to include nine different routes (and one virtual route)—from short cruises to epic gravel rides—and remains focused on the real prize: student scholarships. Come support the academic efforts of high-achieving CU Boulder students on September 11, 2022!