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Bicycle Commuter Choice

The Bicycle Commuter Choice rewards Mason employees for cycling to work. To participate and receive the great benefits, please read the information on this page and complete the enrollment forms on the right.

Email transpo@gmu.edu with any questions.

What You Need To Know

  • All full-time and part-time faculty and staff are eligible.

  • By participating in the Bicycle Commuter Benefit Program you are not eligible to participate in the Commonwealth Commuter Choice Program.

  • You must bike to any Mason campus a minimum of eight times per month to be eligible for the benefit.

  • The Bicycle Tracking Form must be submitted monthly and no later than the fifth of the following month to receive the benefit for that month.

  • Please take into account there could be a delay in the office receiving your form if you submit by interoffice mail. If the form is not received by the fifth day of the month, you will not receive the benefit.

Benefits

  • A $20 voucher each month good at area bike shops for eligible expenses including purchase of a bicycle, bike improvements, storage, and repairs. To check the participating area shops online, click here.

  • Two daily complimentary parking passes per month if you do not already have a Mason parking permit. If you have a Mason parking permit already, you will be issued two all day garage validations instead and the option of buying an additional half-priced pack of 5 daily passes per semester for $20 or half-priced pack of 5 deck validations for $35. Email transpo@gmu.edu to request the permits.

  • Shower facility use at the RAC and Aquatic Center, 30 minute time limit, without becoming a member. Email transpo@gmu.edu to use the shower facilities at the RAC and Aquatic Center.

  • Receive a free on-guard U-lock and bike lights when you register your bicycle with Mason.

Requesting Daily Complimentary Permits

All Commuter Choice participants are eligible to receive two daily parking passes per month who do not already own a permit. The Daily Complimentary Permits (of which participants may request two per month) are only valid for the month indicated in the "Valid Month" box on the permit and the permits do not roll over.

To get the maximum benefit from the Daily Complimentary Permits, we advise that you request the permits early in any given month in which you will be using them. Any vehicle with a permit used in a month other than the one indicated in the "Valid Month" box will receive a citation. There will be no exceptions to this rule.

To request the two Daily Complimentary Permits, please email transpo@gmu.edu with the subject line "Requesting Daily Complimentary Permits." If you have any questions, please send us an email or call 703.993.2828.