UT Austin B-cycle members hit 100,000 trips!

B-cycle riders, April is Earth Month! Parking and Transportation Services is hosting a UT B-Cycle Miles Challenge that encourages UT students to collectively ride 200,000 miles through the B-cycle bike sharing system to celebrate Earth Month. So far, over 100,000 trips have been taken by UT students on our B-cycle bikes!

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To check out a B-cycle bike, students can simply sign up a B-cycle membership at no cost by downloading the iOS or Android app or visiting UTBikeShare.com.

  • Students: select the "UT Student Membership" option
  • Faculty & Staff: redeem a 50% discount by using promotional code UTSTAFF and registering with your university-issued e-mail address
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Over the last 3 months the UT B-Cycle stations have generated over 193,649 miles towards active transportation and reducing carbon emissions on the 40 acres.

As of today, the Austin B-cycle system has logged a total of 104,895 trips by 8,925 UT student members. UT Riders had bikes checked out for a total of 1,619,866 minutes, with an average trip of 16 minutes. Those 100 thousand trips account for 193,649 miles that were not traveled in cars but by 493 B-cycle bikes. That's an estimated 7,657,119 calories burned by UT riders and an estimated 182,430 pounds of Carbon Offset not released into the air.

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The UT B-Cycle Miles Challenge goal is to hit 200,000 miles, and now it’s only a matter of days till UT student reach that goal! Let’s wait for the miracle to happen!

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