Bicycles operated on the UC Irvine
campus should be licensed. The UC
Irvine Police Department offers
bicycle licensing at no charge.
Motorized bicycles, mopeds and
motorcycles must be licensed by the
California Department of Motor
Park only in places where bike parking
devices are located or where "Bicycle Bike Pathway Access
Parking Area" signs are posted.
Bicycles may only be locked to bike
parking devices. These do not include
trees, poles, railings, fences, signs, etc.
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Bicycles may not be parked in
buildings, except for assigned
residence hall rooms or assigned,
such as offices or labs. Campus
UCI Police Department
150 Public Services Building
Irvine, CA. 92697-4900
1. All of the provisions of the California Vehicle Bicycle Theft Prevention
Code applicable to the operation of vehicles and • Always lock your bike. Whether you
bicycles are enforced on the University of store your bike in a garage, dorm room,
California, Irvine campus. All stop signs, traffic apartment, or even if you leave it for
signals, and other traffic signs must be obeyed. "just a minute", use your lock.
Bicyclists must ride on the right side of the road
with, not against, the flow of traffic. • Use a U-shaped high security lock.
In order to maintain a safe and orderly 2. No person shall operate a bicycle at a speed Lightweight cable or chain locks no
cycling environment, all local and state laws greater than is reasonable and prudent. The speed longer provide adequate security in
pertaining to bicyclists are strictly enforced limit on campus roadways is 25 mph. The speed most cases, as they can be easily cut.
in Irvine. Both the City and University limit on dedicated bike paths and on the inner ring The best choice is a strong, reliable U-
employ bike officers and other personnel is 5 mph. lock. Even better, use both!
who enforce ordinances regulating bicycle
3. Bicycle riding is prohibited in campus • Use the lock correctly. Position your
operation, parking and equipment. buildings, on campus sidewalks, landscaped areas, bike frame and wheels so that you take
All rules and regulations of the California and the Ring Mall (prohibited M-F from 7:00am up as much of the open space within
Vehicle Code apply to bicycles, motorized to 7:00pm). the U-portion of the lock as possible.
bicycles, mopeds, and motorized skateboards 4. Bicycling is permitted on all campus roadways, The tighter the lock up, the harder it is
operated on the property of the University of on dedicated bike paths, and on the inner ring for a thief to insert a pry bar and pry
California, Irvine. within Aldrich Park. open your lock.
Bicycles, motorized bicycles, and mopeds 5. Bicyclists shall always yield the right of way to • Only use designated bike racks. Lock
operated on any property of the University of pedestrians. your bike to permanent, anchored bike
California, Irvine must meet the equipment racks around campus. Avoid theft and
Operating Motorized Bicycles,
requirements of the California Vehicle Code, impound by using these fixed racks.
Skateboards and Mopeds Never lock to small trees, handrails,
including brakes, lights, reflectors, and
helmets 1. Motorized bicycles, skateboards and mopeds posts or chain link fences.
shall not be operated on campus pathways or on
Skateboards are not permitted on campus at the Ring Mall or inner ring of the campus. • Secure your components and
any time. accessories, especially those that can
2. Motorized bicycles, skateboards and mopeds be easily removed, like quick release
shall be parked only in designated parking areas wheels or seats. Security devices are
of campus parking lots. available at bike shops.
3. All motorized bicycles, skateboards and If, in spite of these precautions, your
mopeds must display valid UCI parking permits bike is stolen on campus, be sure to
when parking on the campus unless parked in a report it to the UCI Police Department
metered parking space or time-controlled zone. at (949) 824-5223. Call Event Services at
(949) 824-2691 to check if your bicycle
Violators will be cited by UCI Parking and has been impounded.
Transportation Services and/or the UCI Police.