Posts for the Topic cycling

How to bike safely in your community

Two individuals cycling on the road

As we all know, cycling is one of the sustainable modes of transportation to reach from Point A to Point B. When you bike, you are reducing emissions and helping improve the quality of air we all breathe. It is also a great way to get your body moving and your mind healthy.

Campus and community cycling resources

Spin-the-wheel activity with cycling-related prizes

There are many resources available to support cyclists on campus and in the community. From bicycle-friendly cafes, to trails, to repair stations and more, we’ll share a list of resources to get you started on your cycling journey in Waterloo Region.

Cycling FAQs

Bikes on a bike rack on UW campus

Do you have any questions about cycling at the University of Waterloo or around the city? Are you looking for somewhere to rent or buy a bike, have your tires pumped, your gears fixed, or somewhere to store your bike during class? The Sustainability Office has put together a list of the most common questions about cycling on and around campus. Being a sustainable commuter shouldn’t be hard – we are here to make it as easy as possible for you!

Still have questions that we haven’t answered? There are a few places you can go:

Exploring the benefits of cycling

Did you know that June is Bike Month? Now that the weather has (finally) warmed up, what better way to get around town than by bike? Not only is biking beneficial to your health, it’s also good for the planet AND your wallet. This blog post will explore just a few of the many health, environmental, and economic benefits of biking.  

Health benefits

Shifting Gears: Cycling is changing

Commuting to campus on my bike is unglamorous common sense. Parking is free, and it turns the road rage of rush hour driving into joy. Cycling also makes me feel fast and powerful – not everyday feelings for many women.  With all of these benefits, it's certainly worth a try!

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