OHSU is Portland's most popular biking destination. Below are resources to assist with your journey from finding a bike, trip planning, to parking, to earning rewards.
Bicycling.com has a buyer's guide. Every kind of bike travels to OHSU each day. Commuter bikes, in particular, are designed for casual urban commutes. E-bikes are a great option for riding uphill, long distances and hauling kids and cargo.
A guide to what Oregon defines as a bicycle, scooter, e-bike and more can be found here.
The Tram makes biking to Portland's highest campus no sweat.
TriMet has a trip planner that allows you to: plan your safest, fastest, or flattest route; pair biking with transit; and incorporate bike share.
Biking to work or education? Request a custom OHSU trip plan that includes biking compared to other modes, turn by turn directions, and OHSU-specific resources.
City of Portland has a guide to local laws and safe practices.
A few strategies greatly reduce the chance of being targeted for theft. A rapid response aids recovery.
If you an OHSU login, you may be eligible for cash incentives to bike via MyCommute . Rewards and challenges are announced through the year.
In addition to the above resources,
- Mechanics with Go By Bike are happy to provide practical advice on finding a bike that matches your priorities and budget as well as DIY self repair and maintenance.
- Program coordinators with OHSU can answer questions about campus, facilities, incentives and more.
- Request a trip plan for turn by turn directions, ETA, related resources and much more.
While transportation services are modified for the COVID-19 response, please check for the latest on operations, products and services.
BikePortland - "The single most iconic symbol of Portland's bike culture."
Boston Globe - “The right prescription for city cycling.”
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 Research: Designated Best Workplaces for Commuters
Portland Business Journal: Innovation in Sustainability Award