July 21, 2014
A $350,000 grant from the Virginia DOT, as well as subsidies from UVa’s department of parking and transportation and membership fees, will fund the program.
October 7, 2013
Services being promoted at the event to help students reduce transportation expenses include Hertz 24/7, The Ryde, Zimride, Bike Sharing and Utah Transit Authority.
May 9, 2013
The program is the first of its kind in North Texas and was launched to the public on Earth Day.
December 17, 2012
Borrow-a-Bike allows students and faculty to lease a bike for a short period of time. MaroonBikes, a local bike shop, provides the bikes to the university for free.
June 25, 2012
Initiatives include real-time ride sharing, transportation demand management, Google Transit, transit tracking, street landscaping and bike sharing.
August 8, 2011
To help encourage fewer vehicles on campus, UC Irvine offers a number of sustainable commuting options, including carpool matching services, vanpools, carpools, Zipride and Zimride car sharing programs, and train subsidies to reduce monthly transportation expenses and the university's overall carbon footprint.
June 17, 2011
Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein is calling for installing video screens in Chicago’s 2,200 lighted bus shelters. The technology would feature Bus Tracker information, car- and bike-sharing inventory and how long it would take to walk to popular destinations.
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