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Just Eat Cycles Uni Pass

Just Eat Cycles, Edinburgh's cycle hire scheme, is offering a £40 Uni Pass Deal for students and staff.

Shuttle Bus stop temporarily closed

University Shuttle Bus to Kings Buildings
From 3rd February 2020, the Shuttle Bus stop at Bristo Square will be relocated to Potterrow for approximately 3 weeks.

Register now – Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge 2020

Students walking a walkway in The Meadows
The University of Edinburgh is taking part in Sustrans’ Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge for the fifth year running.

Student Bus User Forum

The Student Bus User Forum will inform and shape the University’s approach to ensuring students can access affordable public transport.

Policy and Advocacy Training

Edinburgh city from Calton hill looking up princes st
Ever wanted to make your area better for walking and cycling? Join us on 15th August 2019, as Sustrans Senior Policy Officer, Alex Quayle, helps you make the case for change where you live and work.

Puncture repair drop-in sessions

Bicycle storage at IGMM
In November, the Transport Office is running two drop-in puncture repair sessions for students and staff.

Bike maintenance station at BioQuarter

Cyclists at BioQuarter can now carry out their own bike maintenance on campus.

Free led cycle ride to Portobello Beach

The Transport Office is offering students a free led cycle ride to explore the east of the city.

Workplace Travel Planning

The Transport Office has partnered with Sweco to run Workplace Travel Planning roadshows for staff in March and April.

Just Eat Cycles - Semester 2 2019 Deal

Use the city-wide cycle scheme throughout Semester 2 for just £25.

Free led cycle ride to Craigmillar Castle

The Transport Office is offering students a free led cycle ride to explore Edinburgh’s cycle network.

Free cycling skills training

Join Cycling Scotland on Wednesday 24th October from 12 – 14.30 to take part in a free Essential Cycling Skills training course.

Try Just Eat Cycles for free

University of Edinburgh staff and students are invited to try the new cycle hire scheme for free.

Get a Dr Bike check up

Students with bicycles chatting
Join us on Thursday 18th October (12-2pm) in the plaza outside the James Clerk Maxwell Building at King's Buildings.

New Edinburgh bike hire scheme launches

Edinburgh's first cycle scheme launched in September 2018 with ultra-endurance cyclist, Mark Beaumont as the ambassador.

Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge

The University’s Transport Office is encouraging all staff to sign up for the nationwide Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge, and commute via sustainable transport for a chance to win prizes all throughout March.

Easter Bush Cycling Roadshow

The Transport Office and the Easter Bush Bicycle User Group (BUG) are joining together to promote all the great cycling opportunities available on the campus. We will be in the Roslin Institute Foyer from 12pm-2pm on Wednesday 15th of November 2017.

Look out for each other

With the days getting shorter and nights drawing in, cyclists are reminded of the importance of using lights and wearing bright clothes.

2017 Travel Survey launched

Staff and students are invited to complete the travel survey and be entered into a prize draw to win high street vouchers.

Be Bright, Be Seen

With the days getting shorter and nights drawing in, cyclists are reminded of the importance of using lights and wearing bright clothes.

On Foot By Bike

Try a new route to University by exploring Edinburgh's QuietRoutes

eCycle Scheme launches!

The University of Edinburgh is a partner in Edinburgh's first electric bike hire scheme. The scheme was officially launched by Alison Johnstone MSP, Sarah Boyack MSP and JIm Eadie MSP, together with Cllr Russell Imrie (Chair of SEStran) on Tuesday 31st March.

Tripshare - Driving down the cost

Did you know that fuel prices are up 15% on this time last year and it costs over £20 more to fill a family car than it did just two years ago?

Bike security marking

The University and Lothian and Borders Police are working together to promote bike security.

Secure bike storage

The University provides secure bike stores and boxes across the Central Area, at the King's Buildings, Little France, Pollock Halls and the Western General Hospital.

City Car Club comes to the University

The University of Edinburgh and the City Car Club have teamed up to provide discounted rates on business and personal membership for staff and students.