Initial funding for this program came from the Green Fund. Students, faculty and staff can sign up now for Enterprise CarShare and enjoy access to two cars parked on campus this fall at the stadium lot and Recreational Eagle Center Lot.CarShare is an inexpensive transportation alternative that allows members to enjoy the benefits of a having car while only paying for the vehicle when it is being used. More information can be found on the car share's website.
Part of reducing our carbon footprint includes using more mass transit systems and less personal vehicles. The UW-L Student Association, UW-L Administration, and La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility (MTU0 worked together to bring UW-La Crosse students and employees the U-PASS program. The program has two parts: daily unlimited, fare free passage on all MTU bus routes and the Safe Ride.
The UW-La Crosse U-PASS program for students is provided by your Student Association and includes unlimited access to any Municipal Transit Utility (MTU) bus -anytime, anywhere! Just show your UW-L Student I.D. card to the bus driver and you're ready to go anywhere you like. The cost of the program is included in your student fees. Any non-UW-L student can ride at regular fare.Rethink if you need to bring a car to campus.
Through Executive Order 141 Governor Jim Doyle directed the Wisconsin Department of Administration to require all State agencies, including the University of Wisconsin, to reduce the use of petroleum-based gasoline in state-owned vehicles by twenty percent (20%) by 2010 and by fifty percent (50%) by 2015, and reduce the use of petroleum-based diesel fuel by those vehicles ten percent (10%) by 2010 and twenty five percent (25%) by 2015.
Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M) is responsible for UW-L owned fleet vehicle operations. In this capacity, FP&M has collaborated with all on-campus operations to accomplish the following actions to improve fleet fuel efficiency.
Apply for a Green Fund grant today! Applications are due November 9th and mini-grants are accepting on a rolling basis. Please contact Ian Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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