Washington University in St. Louis is committed to supporting alternative transportation and commuting options while fostering a safe, enjoyable environment for all. The policies outlined here will help us deliver on this commitment while helping keep WashU students, faculty, staff and visitors as safe as possible.

Electric Scooters & Other Motorized Transportation Device


In response to nationwide trends showing electric scooter safety issues and local data on injuries that demonstrates the significant safety risks posed by them, a policy on electric scooters and other motorized transportation devices has been implemented.

Bicycles on Campus


WashU has implemented a new bike policy that includes rules on the safe operation of bikes and outlines proper bike parking. It also requires anyone bringing a bike to campus to register it for free with Parking & Transportation Services.