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May 19, 2014

U. Wash. pushes carpooling, ridesharing to cope with bus cuts

72 King County Metro bus routes are on the verge of elimination, while 84 other routes are expected to have their services reduced.


April 7, 2014

Syracuse U. adds Zimride to transportation options

The program will be offered and supported by three campus departments: the Sustainability Division, the Office of Parking and Transit Services, and the Office of Off-Campus and Commuter Services.


January 21, 2014

Nevada employers honored for encouraging 'green commutes'

By participating in the RTC's free commuter services program, commuters can record each commute taken by carpool, public transportation, motorcycle, bicycle or on foot, and become eligible to win prizes or gift cards.


July 18, 2013

More transportation options can cut congestion, costs, report says

Increasing transit round-trip work commutes by four days (or eight trips) each month can reduce driving costs by 14 to 26%.


September 22, 2011

NYC residents most likely to use transit, walk

Transit use has been steadily rising since 2006 — from 54.2 percent of New Yorkers in the five boroughs in 2006 to 55.7 percent in 2010.


August 22, 2011

U. of Rhode Island hires sustainability officer

Marsha Garcia, the first to hold the newly created position, is emphasizing use of transportation and carpooling. She also is focusing on energy saving projects to reduce carbon emissions and is reviewing curriculum to find opportunities for students to learn about sustainability.


June 28, 2011

King County Metro, partners expand transit promotion program

Bringing the “In Motion” program to five Seattle-area neighborhoods this summer to help residents increase their use of travel options, such as walking, cycling, riding the bus or water taxi, and sharing rides. People who pledge to drive less can earn rewards, including free ride tickets for King County Metro and Sound Transit, and items, discounts, and gift cards donated by local businesses.


August 7, 2009

Valley Metro helps commuters cut down on GHGs

The agency’s free, online “ShareTheRide” system helps commuters figure out how much pollution their vehicle or mode of travel will generate, and choose an alternative with a lighter carbon footprint.


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