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F&S Announcement - Celebrate C-U Bike Month

Posted by Sarthak Prasad on September 7, 2023

Join the Others in the Community at Bike to Work and Light the Night Events

Bike at Illinois strives to offer resources, education, and engagement for a safer, more comfortable, and more enjoyable biking experience on the Urbana campus. As the university celebrates C-U Bike Month, please join students, faculty, and staff in upcoming events and learn more about bicycle registration, safety tips, rules of the road, bike infrastructure, and how to participate in sustainability initiatives.

Bike to Work Day
Ride your bike to campus on Thursday, September 14, and get a free T-shirt! Welcome stations featuring drinks and snacks will be available from 7 to 10 a.m., at eight university locations. You must preregister at and bring your bicycle to get the shirt.

Volunteers can also help provide more information about the benefits of registering your bike with 529 Garage’s national database ( Once registered, owners will get a 529 Shield (registration decal) to help as a theft deter

Light the Night – Free Bike Light Giveaway

The 16th annual LTN is Tuesday, September 19, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Alma Mater Plaza, Hallene Gateway, and the Campus Bike Center (51 E. Gregory Drive). You MUST bring your bike to get a light set. Approximately 1,100 bike light sets will be available this year.

Remember, bike lights are required by Illinois law when riding at night. Volunteers are still needed for the event.