Sustainability

U. New Mexico begins fuel efficient stickers program

Posted on March 15, 2010

In keeping with the University of New Mexico's (UNM) focus on sustainability, the UNM Parking and Transportation Services (PATS) Department is introducing an initiative encouraging the use of more fuel efficient vehicles on campus.

Seven parking spaces have been reserved for the exclusive use of M Lot permit holders whose vehicles meet specific fuel efficiency requirements established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Low Emission Fuel Efficient (LEFE) program.

Vehicle suitability will be determined using EPA standards, based on factors such as fuel economy and emissions ratings and the environmental impact of manufacture and final disposal of a particular model.

"We are constantly looking at ways in which we can encourage environmental awareness in our daily activities. With this program we hope to draw attention to the proactive way that vehicle users can find out about the actual environmental impact of their particular model," said PATS Director, Clovis Acosta. "Equally important, the program fits in with the UNM policy of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental design) green building construction, which is an environmentally-responsible, holistic approach to new constructions on campus".

Other than the usual M Lot permit fee, there will be no additional cost for successful applicants who will receive an LEFE sticker to be displayed in conjunction with the M Lot permit. The seven initial spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

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