Campus travel guidelines

Pedestrian and bicycle paths frequently intersect on campus. Always be respectful of bicyclists using bicycle paths and infrastructure on campus. Treat a bike path or lane as you would a road, look both ways before crossing, and yield the right of way to bicycles in paths or bike lanes.

Both bicyclists and pedestrians should remain alert to their surroundings. Bicyclists should use an audible signal (e.g., bell or verbal warnings) to alert pedestrians to their presence.

Safety tips

  • Be seen; make eye contact with vehicle operators at intersections

  • Be predictable - Don't walk in the street

  • Cross the street only at marked crosswalks

  • Obey traffic signals

  • Look both directions before crossing roads or bicycle routes

  • Don't text while crossing roadways, bicycle routes or any intersections

  • Don't stand or walk in bicycle routes if avoidable

  • Don't wear headphones that keep you from hearing what is happening around you. 

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