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Welcome to the Bicycle Rules page. You can navigate through the links below to find answers to questions about rules about biking on campus, in Carbondale, and in Illinois.

Be sure to read Secretary of State Jesse White's Bicycle Rules of the Road, available in the right sidebar.

Biking on Sidewalks


Biking on sidewalks is illegal. Bikes should be on the road.


Operation of bicycles is permitted on all campus pedestrian pathways except where prohibited by sign or marking.

Crosswalk Rules

It is illegal to bike through a crosswalk. Dismount and walk through the crosswalk.