Bicycling is a fast, efficient, and healthy mobility option, which also reduces a neighborhood’s air pollution and traffic congestion. Have fun, get fit, start out your day energized, and do your part for the environment – what a deal!
In 2013, the League of American Bicyclists certified Eugene and Springfield as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community. Regardless of where you live, Eugene has bike lanes, bike boulevards, and a great off-street trail network to get you where you need to go including:
- 46 miles of shared-use paths
- 187 miles of on-street bicycle lanes
- 71 miles of signed bikeways
- 5 bicycle-pedestrian bridges over the Willamette River
- 2 bicycle-pedestrian bridges over major roads/highways
Plan Your Route
Find the best bicycle route by checking out the online Eugene/Springfield Bike Maps (Eugene) (Eugene Spanish) (Springfield) (Springfield Spanish) or pick up a physical bike map at a local Eugene bike shop to plan your route today.
You may also want to try Google Maps. Just type in your destination and click the bike symbol.
Bicycling To Your Workplace
- Request a safe place for your bike at work.
- Ask your employer about starting an employee benefits program that rewards employees for bicycling work. (Federal Bike Credit)
- Check with your employer about facilities for showering at or near work.
- Wear a helmet.
- Wear reflective clothing and use lights at night.
- In Oregon, bikes are vehicles and have rights and responsibilities according to the law.
Try A One Way Bicycle Trip
Maybe it’s too cold in the morning, but the afternoon promises to be perfect for a bike ride. Or possibly the ride to work is an easy downhill glide, while the trip home is an uphill climb. Either way, you can look to the bus schedule to help you out. Each LTD Bus is equipped with racks to carry 3 bikes, no extra charge.