February 14, 2014
New report describes how universities are improving their communities by providing a wider range of transportation choices, including buses, biking and various types of vehicle-sharing.
Shared information about a future BRT route and a campaign to encourage bicycling for students. Meanwhile, New Jersey Public Interest Research Group recommended free transit services, programs to promote bicycle use, and car sharing initiatives.
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.
June 28, 2013
Berkeley is offering 1,000 free AC Transit passes as part of an effort to mitigate its parking problem and reduce greenhouse gases. The passes will go to employees of downtown businesses as an incentive to get them to stop driving to work and taking up street parking.
August 31, 2012
UhaulCarShare is placing one vehicle, a Mazda 3, on campus for the start of the 2012 fall semester. The vehicle will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all students, faculty and staff members, 18 years of age and older.
May 25, 2012
The National Center for Education Statistics lists nearly 4,200 four-year and two-year college campuses in the U.S. Of these, approximately 265 have Zipcars.
In addition to the campus' CatTran bus system, bike and car sharing services, as well as additional parking areas have been implemented.
July 11, 2011
Because the services are subject to the full array of taxes imposed on traditional car rentals, the car sharing industry is experiencing losses.
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.
March 15, 2010
WeCar requires a $20 application fee and a $40 annual fee, allowing students to rent a Toyota Prius for $8 per hour or $42 per day. The service will also be available to faculty members beginning in April.
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