Sponsored by the Associated Students of Monmouth College, Scots Cruisers are beach cruiser bicycles available free of charge to any member of the Monmouth College community, including students, faculty and staff, for their personal use in and around Monmouth College and the Monmouth community.
To provide members of the Monmouth College community with an opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint by using bicycle transportation as well as the opportunity to improve their physical well-being.
Rules and regulations
- Scots Cruisers are to be checked out and checked in at the Stockdale Student Center desk by signing in, providing a picture ID and ID number.
- A numbered key will be issued that corresponds to the available bike.
- Individuals will have a 24 hour window in which to check-in the bike. A bike is considered returned when it is locked up in the designated bike rack and the key returned to the Stockdale Center Office. Failure to check the bike in within that 24 hour period will result in a $50 dollar fine. An additional $25 dollars will be added for every 12 hours the bike is missing/stolen. The bike will be considered missing 3 days after the expected return date.
- There will be a fine of $200 for a missing/stolen bike levied against the person who has checked out the bike. Keeping the bike in a safe and secure manner is assumed upon check out and does not end until the bike is returned and locked to the designated bike rack.
- Bikes may be used throughout campus and in the City of Monmouth. Bikes must be locked whenever left unattended whether on or off campus in order to protect the bike from damage or theft.
- Individuals must report any damages to the bike upon return and are responsible for damages beyond regular wear and tear. Caring for the bikes and being honest when there are damages are expected.
- Damages that are considered a cause of wear and tear will not result in a penalty or fine. This includes, but is not limited to flat tires and chain malfunctions.
- Individuals who through foul play or negligence damage a bike will be referred for disciplinary action.
BIRD Electric Scooters
The City of Monmouth has partnered with Bird, an Electric Scooter Company, to operate electric scooters within the city limits. In order to assist the City of Monmouth in maintaining the quality of this service, the following regulations apply to all Bird Electric Scooters while on Monmouth College property:
- Scooters may only be ridden on campus sidewalks and streets. They are not permitted on lawns or in any building.
- Scooters are strictly prohibited from being operated on the April Zorn Memorial Field and/or track.
- Scooters must not be parked blocking a doorway or driveway for any period of time.
- Scooters must not be left blocking or partially blocking any Monmouth College owned parking spaces.
Anyone found in violation of any of the above regulations should expect a disciplinary response from the College.
In addition to these regulations, please read the Bird Rental Agreement
For information on discounted pricing, please visit the City of Monmouth’s website.
Monmouth College is not partnered with BIRD. The rental of BIRD electric scooters is between the City of Monmouth and BIRD.