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Bike Safety & Maintenance

Bike Safety:

Bicycle riders should follow the rules of the road along with motor vehicles. Adhering to the laws protects you and other motorists. Remember these tips for everyone’s safety:

  • Wear a bicycle helmet
  • Respect the pedestrian right of way
  • Anticipate conflict
  • Follow the traffic laws
  • Share the road and walkways

To find more information on biking, including regulations and registration, click here

Bike Maintenance: 

University Parking and Transportation has installed several bicycle repair stations and air pumps on the main campus.  These stations and pumps are free to use and provide tools necessary to perform basic repairs and maintenance; from changing a flat tire to adjusting brakes.  For help with repairs use the Quick Read (QR) code on the front of the Repair Station to view detailed instructions on your smart phone. 

Locations can be found here.  

Maintenance & Utilities Resources for Living Off-Campus

MidAmerican Energy - Electricity & Gas

About MidAmerican Energy

MidAmerican Energy provides service to 760,000 electric customers and 742,000 natural gas customers in a 10,600-square mile area in Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota, and Nebraska. MidAmerican Energy is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

For more information about MidAmerican's services or account information, visit the website

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City of Iowa City - Water

About Water Services

The City of Iowa City provides residents with water and sewer services as well as curbside garbage, yard waste and recycling for residents living in housing of four units or fewer.   

To start or stop these services, sign-up online or with the Revenue Division located at City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street. The Revenue Division collects utility payments and parking fines, and also sells yard waste stickers and bus passes. 

To find out more information about water services, visit the Iowa City website.

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CenturyLink & Mediacom - Internet & Cable

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

For more information about their services, please visit the CenturyLink website

About Mediacom

Since 1996, Mediacom has invested billions of dollars in a fiber-optic infrastructure to connect America’s smaller cities and towns. And now, Mediacom is in the midst of a 3 year, $1 billion capital reinvestment project that will bring the communities they serve Gigabit internet speeds and community Wi-Fi, will expand their footprint so that more small businesses can access broadband services, and will build out our fiber-optic network to provide companies fiber solutions to increase productivity and compete more efficiently. Mediacom is committed to bridging the digital divide between major cities and America’s smaller regions by providing the best technology available.

For more information about their services, please visit the Mediacom website.  

Maintenance & Utilities