As a designated Bicycle Friendly University in a bicycle-friendly city, bicycling is a key component of Georgetown's sustainable transportation mix. Biking to campus saves money, supports a healthy lifestyle, uses fewer resources, and promotes a healthier planet. Georgetown University provides many resources for faculty, staff, students, and visitors to commute to campus by bike.
Bikes and GUTS Buses
The university GUTS buses feature bike racks on the front of each bus, giving bike commuters more options for riding a bike to and from campus.
Bicycle Parking on Campus
There are more than 1,000 bicycle parking spaces on Georgetown's campus. Covered bicycle parking is available in Garage 4 (under the Hariri Building) and in the Southwest and Leavey Garages. Use the following map to locate the bike rack closest to your destination:
Showers for Bike Commuters
Yates Field House offers free access to showers and locker rooms for faculty and staff who commute by bicycle to work. Contact Yates Field House at (202) 687-2400 for more information about resources for bicycle commuters.
Register Your Bicycle
The Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) offers free bicycle registration for students, faculty, and staff. Georgetown highly recommends registering your bike as it allows GUPD to contact you if your bike is impounded or stolen and recovered, as well as cut your lock if it breaks or you lose your key. Click here to register your bike with GUPD.
Capital Bikeshare is a point-to-point bikesharing system in Washington, DC. Users can pick up a bike at one docking station and park it at another, making it a great option for commuting to Georgetown University.
There is a Capital Bikeshare station outside the university main gates at 37th & O Streets, NW. Other Capital Bikeshare stations near the university are at Wisconsin Avenue & O Street, NW and Wisconsin Avenue & 34th Street, NW.
Become a member by registering on the Capital Bikeshare website. Use your membership key to reserve a bike at any Capital Bikeshare station and return to any station with an open space