Biking

OHSU is one of the most popular biking destinations in the nation. Below are resources to assist with each stage of your journey, from finding a bike, to making sure it is secure, to earning rewards.

Get a bike

Don't own a bike? Rent from Go By Bike or use Biketown.

Register your bike

Plan your trip

OHSU is an unusual commute yet the Tram makes biking to Portland's highest campus no sweat. Plan your safest, fastest, or flattest route.

Park your bike

Free for anyone, Go By Bike valets at the lower Tram terminal and OHSU Student Center. Simply roll up and say hi.

Every OHSU garage has bike racks. And additional options are available to staff and students.

Prevent theft, help recovery

A few strategies greatly reduce the chance of being targeted for theft. A rapid response aids recovery.

Earn incentives

If you an OHSU login, you may be eligible for cash incentives to bike via MyCommute . Every May, compete against other organizations and universities for titles and rewards with the Bike More Challenge.

Maintenance and repair

Repair and pump stations are accessible 24/7 at central campus locations. Go by Bike offers tune up, repair and loaner bikes at reasonable rates.

BikePortland - "The single most iconic symbol of Portland's bike culture."

NPR - "It's so lovely to be able to ride up and drop my bike off."

The Atlantic - “North American record for daily bike valet parking. The continent’s most awesome commute.”

Boston Globe - “The right prescription for city cycling.”

Portland Tribune - "A fantastic program."

Bicycle Transportation Alliance - “A successful, relatively cost-effective incentive program that has produced real results.”

League of American Bicyclists - “A remarkable commitment to bicycling.”

Bike More Challenge - "Most BMC miles biked by any organization ever."

League of American Bicyclists:  Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business

National Center for Transit ResearchDesignated Best Workplaces for Commuters

Portland Business JournalInnovation in Sustainability Award