How to: Bike to UTS
- Free secure bike parking is available across campus for UTS students and staff
- Plan your route and be aware of shared-pedestrian paths for a safe, comfortable and fun trip
Our inner city campus is surrounded by bike paths, with lots of good route options for two-wheeled travellers.
Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a newbie keen to test out some new wheels, here are some tips to help you plan a safe, comfortable and fun commute to UTS.
Find best bike routes with Sydney Cycleways maps
The City of Sydney offers lots of great cycling resources at the . Download the or request to have a hard copy mailed to you. to build up your confidence or learn how to maintain your bike. There’s also essential information on .
Use the free UTS secure bike parking
Staff and students can register for free access to the secure bike parking found across campus. Unfortunately, universities are hot-spots for bike thieves, so it’s worth taking the time to visit the UTS Security office, to register for secure bike parking access.
Once you fill out the short application, your swipe card will be activated within 24 hours to access these cages:
- Building 10 (CB10), in carpark, via Thomas St (secure cage)
- Haymarket, building 5, block A (CM05A) off Darling drive (secure cage)
- Dr Chau Chak Wing building, underground (secure cage) and also on Mary Ann St footpath
Your activated card will also give you access to end-of-trip shower and change facilities, which are located nearby. All bike cages also have tyre pumps available for use.
Additional indoor bike parking (without a secure cage) is available in Building 4:
- Ross Milbourne Sports Hall, (CB04B), enter via level 1, building 4, off Harris St
Watch out for pedestrians on shared paths
Many inner city bike routes will take you onto pathways shared with pedestrians. Make sure you’re extra-alert and in control of your bike on shared paths, to avoid collisions.
Jones St is a designated shared path but currently has limited access due to construction works. Take care as you pass through there if you’re using the Building 10 bike cage and consider dismounting and walking your bike if it’s particularly congested.