Campus Bicycle Facilities
Adding bicycle repair stations (bike tire pump, bike stand and wrenches – see photo)
Locations (page link with maps and coordinates)
#1. Corbett Hall, west side;
#2. Williams Ave at Standley Dr. near Aggie Express;
#3. McFee Circle by Zuhl Library (SW side); and
#4. Frenger Mall at Hernandez Hall
Installing flashing speed signage (to improve ped safety)
1. Stewart Ave by Pinion Hall;
2. Stewart Ave. by Equestrian Center;
3. Wells Ave. in South Housing; and
4. Wells Ave. by Intermural Field
Installing additional bike and cart lanes
1. Stewart Ave;
2. Espina Street;
Installation of lights at pedestrian crossings (Alamogordo campus and University Ave)
(Photo at right)
CYCLING Routes and Maps
- NMSU Campus – BFU review of NMSU’s most suitable roads for bicycling;
- Mesilla Valley – 2016 Map of cycling suitability ranked streets in Las Cruces and Mesilla Valley, MPO source,
- NM State-wide Routes (DOT Map).
- Bicycling Suitability Map for Mesilla Valley/Las Cruces – local copy
- Mesilla Metric Century, 100km, 50km: two scenic loop rides through Mesilla’s pecan orchards map & cue sheets.
- NM Touring Society listing & description of NM day & overnight bicycle tour routes
- NMDOT BPE Guideline Guide Local copy
- NEW MEXICO Bike Routes
- NM Equestrian Awareness Brochure Local Copy
- LC MPO’s Bicycle Suitability Tips Las Cruces route map
(Dec 2, 2012 Sun NEWS story local) The 4.5-mile new trail will connect the Triviz Multi-Purpose Path with the La Lloroña Trail, and to trails that link to the north end of the New Mexico State University campus (see map).
“From a bicyclists’ standpoint, it’s a great path . . .This portion creates a loop around Las Cruces, estimated to be more than 32 miles long. MPO map of the Trail is provided at right & further details are available via the links below.
Las Cruces MPO Multi-use Map [Draft]
- Information from The Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) website indicates that Las Cruces has over 65 miles of in-road bicycle lanes, shared-use lanes, and bicycle routes. The City of Las Cruces also has 15 miles of paved and natural-surface trails. The bicycle facilities vary and enjoyment may depend on your experience level.
- Here is the latest 2016 regional Bicycling Suitability Map to help you plan your route. The Las Cruces MPO has developed an In-Road Bicycle Facilities Priorities Plan and the Trail System Priorities Plan to guide the development of future facilities. Aerial images along the Outfall Channel Trail are provided via the following MPO website documents:
Channel Trail overview 1 and
Channel Trail overview 2
Local & Campus Bus Info – Las Cruces RoadRunner Transit (Bus System) Feb 26, 2011 (posting)
- Use the bus to bike to campus (How to)
- Campus Route 1 Green map
- Campus Route 2 Maroon map
- Campus Route 3 Blue map
- Campus Route 4 Orange map