With over 61 miles of bike lanes/paved shoulders and trails, the City of Boca Raton is committed to promoting and encouraging bicycling as a safe, economical, environmentally friendly, and health-conscious mode of transportation.
You can visit the City of Boca Raton’s website for more information on their Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, Click Here.
Bike paths and lanes have been incorporated on all roadways accessing FAU. Click Here to view the Boca Raton Bicycle Suitability Map to identify your best route.
The El Rio Trail provides a 12 foot wide shared use pathway along the El Rio Canal between Yamato Rd and Glades Rd with a direct connection to the Boca Tri-Rail station east platform. The trail runs along the canal, under I-95 to Spanish River Blvd. From there, FAU commuters have the option to use Florida Atlantic Blvd to connect to campus or continue traveling along the canal to NW 29th St.
The Boca Raton Tri-Rail station currently has 44 bicycle lockers located at the station. 32 lockers are located on the west side of the station and 12 are located along the El Rio Trail. Bicycle Lockers provide a sheltered secure place to store your bicycle when using Tri-Rail or Palm Tran. Currently, it is FREE to utilize a locker.Individuals must simply register with Tri-Rail. Click Here for more information and to register for a locker.
All transit agencies allow bicycles on the train or bus but have different policies. The links below will connect you with the policies for that agency:
Miami-Dade Transit – Requires a Permit
Visit South Florida Commuter Services at www.1800234RIDE.com
or call 1-800-234-RIDE for more information.
South Florida Commuter Services is a program of the Florida Department of Transportation.
Click Here to visit FAU website.