Smiling woman in a bike helmet

Biking is a convenient, healthy, environmentally friendly, and low-cost way to travel to and around campus. Pittsburgh is one of the best biking cities in the country with more than 30 miles of on-street bike lanes and 40 miles of trails to make your commute a breeze. As a nationally recognized Bike Friendly University we offer a wide variety of resources to help you Bike to Pitt.

Bike Safety Video

Pitt Biking by the Numbers 

  • 1,136 – bike parking stalls on campus
  • 1,206 – active bicycle registrations 
  • 19 – Healthy Ride bike share stations in Oakland
  • 5 – commuter shower facilities

Register Your Bike

Register your bike for free through Pitt's BikeIndex page. Registering your bike deters theft, provides proof of ownership, and could help you recover your bike if retrieved from a theft.  


Individual bicycle lockers are located near the William Pitt Union, Sutherland Hall and Wesley W. Posvar Hall patio.

In addition to bike racks and lockers, a secure bicycle room is available in Bouquet Gardens Building J.

Biking Tips and Resources

Access maps, learn tips for biking in the winter, and review the basics of how to bike in the city.