Manhattan is a bronze-level bike-friendly community. Our wide, flat streets make it easy to get around on your bicycle. Or use a free loaner from one of our Green Apple Bike racks.
Parks & Green Space
Downtown is a great place to enjoy outside activities. Blue Earth Plaza and City Park as well as numerous pocket parks and benches designed just for relaxing.
There is lots of convenient parking Downtown. Many two-hour spots for quick trips and lots of free all-day spots including our parking garage just off Fort Riley Boulevard.
Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (aTa Bus) has four stops within the Downtown footprint, with a service area including the Manhattan-Riley County area, western Pottawatomie County including the Green Valley area and the St. George and Wamego area, Fort Riley, and the Junction City-Geary County area including the towns of Grandview Plaza and Milford. Service is available to the general public.
The Manhattan Downtown Area Shuttle, or DASH, provides free rides with a 5-passenger fully electric low-speed vehicle designed for maximum comfort with 3 point seat belts, extra legroom, and high back seats. Find out more here.