Bicycle Programs



Biking Resources at Mason

Biking Programs at Mason

  • Register your bike with Parking and Transportation to receive a free U-lock, bike lights and safety information.  Student registration is valid for 5 years and for faculty/staff, the registration is valid for the duration of their employment.  Students, faculty, and staff who live off-campus and do not own a parking permit will also receive 2 daily complimentary parking passes (general lots) per semester upon request when registering their bike.
  • Bike Commuter Choice (Faculty/Staff only): Faculty and staff are eligible for 4 different tiers of support based upon how often and how far you bike to work.
  • Patriot Bike Check Out Program:
    • Check out one of ten bikes available at the RAC/AFC at no cost Monday through Thursday for a one-day check-out by showing your valid Mason ID.  Check it out on Friday or Saturday and have it until Sunday night.  Check a bike out at either location and return it to the one that is most convenient. This pilot is brought to the Mason community by Mason Recreation, the Office of Sustainability, and Parking & Transportation.
  • Capital Bikeshare Discount for Students: Mason has joined the Capital Bikeshare University Program, which offers enrolled students discounted $25 Capital Bikeshare annual memberships.

Mason's Bike Advisory Committee

  • Mason’s Bike Advisory Committee meets once per semester (in fall and spring) to provide guidance on a range of issues including growing Mason’s cycling community and addressing cycling policy, programming, and culture both at Mason as well as in the wider regional community.  The Committee also helps support the Mason cycling culture through volunteering to map routes for new cyclists. If you’re interested in joining the Committee, please email

Community Biking Resources

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Previous Events:

Session Recordings Available: Virtual Bike to Mason Week 2021
Bike to Mason was held virtually this year during Earth Week, from Monday, April 19 through Saturday, April 24.  Many of the sessions were recorded.  Visit Virtual Bike to Mason Week  to review session recordings.

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News and Announcements

Love to Bike? Winter Bike to Mason Day on February 11
Winter Bike to Work Day is the Friday before Valentine’s Day! Join us on February 11 for a little bike ...
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Nominations Open: Rick Holt Active Transportation Advocate Award
Nominations are open for the Rick Holt Active Transportation Advocate Award, named for Rick Holt, “the Mason bike dude” who ...
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Student Discount on Capital Bikeshare
If you are a student at Mason, any campus, you qualify for a $25 annual Capital Bikeshare membership.  That’s a ...
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Mason Recognized for its Faculty/Staff Bike Commuter Choice Program
Mason Parking and Transportation is honored and delighted to share that Mason’s Faculty/Staff Bike Commuter Choice Program was recognized by ...
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Quick Links

    Bike repair stations include tools and a bike pump. Located on all campuses.  A list of fix it stations and bike pump locations is available.