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Bicycle Friendly University

The Bicycle Friendly University (BFU℠) program recognizes institutions of higher education for promoting and providing a more bikeable campus for students, staff and visitors. The BFU program provides the roadmap and technical assistance to create great campuses for cycling.

The 2022 BFU Application is Open for Submissions! Apply Here. 

Renewing BFU? Duplicate your previous application here. Learn more.

2022 Submission Deadline: August 10, 2022

The 2022 BFU awards will be announced in October 2022.

Preview the updated 2022 BFU Application here.

(Please note the 2021 BFU awards will be announced in March 2022.)


Learn more about the Bicycle Friendly University program.


Eligibility: Any university, college, community college or other institution of higher education with a physical campus in the United States is eligible to apply for the BFU program.

Application Fee: There is a $100 application fee to apply for the Bicycle Friendly University designation. Discounts are available. Learn more here