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Are bike lockers available near the hospital?

Yes. There are currently two available bike lockers near the lot 79 ramp. Lockers offer protection against all kinds of weather and from theft. For a reasonable fee, these are available for annual, semester and summer rentals.

If you're interested in bike locker rental, please contact the UW bicycle and pedestrian coordinator at (608) 263-2969 to rent a locker or to go on a wait list.

Are showers available at the hospital if I bike or jog in to work?

Showers are available at the CSC (Men: D4/110 and Women: D4/116) and at the HSLC, across from the University Book Store (1350 and 1352). Lockers are not available at the CSC.

Are there any classes being offered to gain more biking skills?

Yes. The UW Bucky's Ambassadors offer classes at the Bike Annex. Union Minicourses, the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin, and other local organizations also offer skills training and tours year-round.

Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin

How can I get to the hospital by bike?

The City of Madison and Dane County have several bike paths and designated bike routes throughout the area.

You can also contact the UW Transportation Demand Management office at (608) 263-2969.

Is there a place on campus where I can work on my bike?

Yes. The Bike Annex recently opened in Lot 60. The Annex is a hands-on bike maintenance workspace, where students and staff have the opportunity to work on basic repair of their own bikes. Professional quality tools are available to check out with a university ID. The Bike Annex is the brown and white building in the middle of the lot.

Covered bike parking is available.

Where can I get more information about biking to work?

Visit the UW Transportation Services Web page about biking.

Where can I park my bike?

Bicycle parking is now available at: 

Covered bicycle parking: 

Are bike racks available at The American Center?

Yes. The Ameican Center has racks for about 35 bikes, in three on-site locations. Locations include:

  1. Level 1 parking ramp, northeast corner
  2. West side of the surface lot, just west of the ambulance garage
  3. Tear drop area at drive-up, near the clinics revolver