Transit survey: 47 percent ride bikes to UCD campus
Bicycling remains the transportation mode of choice among UC Davis students, staff and faculty, the annual Campus Travel Survey reports. The survey, conducted by Transportation and Parking Services and the Institute of Transportation Studies, shows that 47 percent of Aggies commute on two wheels. Enterprise file photo
UC Davis students, staff and faculty continue to ride circles around a consultant who doubted if the university could get more people to bike to and from campus.
“They came on board and said, ‘You need to focus on something else, because clearly everyone who could bike is already biking,’ ” said Leslie Mancebo, the transportation demand and marketing coordinator for Transportation and Parking Services. “And we proved them wrong.”
The annual Campus Travel Survey, conducted by TAPS and the Institute of Transportation Studies, has shown a 9 percentage-point increase in the number of Aggies on bikes since the first survey in 2007. Continue Reading