Cycling is the most efficient mode of transport known to humankind. In fact, it's three times more efficient than walking. Using pedal-power to commute is a fantastic form of incidental exercise. You can get fit without really trying!
Benefits of cycling
- Less expensive and more practical than a car for most trips shorter than five kilometres.
- Has virtually no impact on other travelers and the environment.
- Improves health, fitness and well-being.
- Reduces noise and air pollution related to traffic congestion.
The map highlights cycling and walking routes on and around the campus. A digital version of the TravelSmart map [PDF 3.6MB] is also available.
There are some exciting changes being made to local bike paths to improve connectivity in and around Darebin. Information on relevant projects can be seen here.
Bicycle parking and storage available at La Trobe University
Free Bike Share Program for all staff and students
The CycleSmart Centre is an end-of-trip facility located on the Melbourne campus.
Free Biker's Brekkie
Information about taking bicycles on trains in Melbourne
Great tips to get you motivated to cycle to Uni