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Posts tagged with “Transportation” (All posts)
- November 5, 2015 at 11:07 am
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference was held in Minneapolis, MN this year and many Carleton students attended some sessions. Carleton was also represented by students and staff who presented at this conference. Read the article to learn more about the conference and what students took away from it.
- September 24, 2015 at 10:38 am
Imagine a car-free day in a big city. That is what Paris is planning for September 27, 2015. Read the article to learn a little bit more about the event.
- May 12, 2015 at 1:43 pm
Come join us in celebrating Northfield's 2015 Bike to Work and School Day!
- March 5, 2015 at 9:44 am
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- February 3, 2015 at 10:06 pm
Last month, Bike Northfield held its second annual Soup and Cycles event. Sponsored by Healthy Rice County’s Statewide Health Improvement Program and the Minnesota Department of Health, the goal of…
- May 9, 2014 at 1:36 pm
The power of the bicycle grows immensely when it is recognized as a legitimate mode of transportation.
- November 6, 2012 at 9:45 am
Carleton has a new (as of this fall) electrical vehicle charger. The charger promotes more sustainable commuting for staff, faculty and guests, as well as furthering the college's climate action plan toward climate neutrality by 2050.
- January 19, 2009 at 11:26 am
The Sustainability Assistants recently applied for and won the UN Climate Crews Contest, aimed at helping schools get at those issues that are most weighing them down in the quest for a more sustainable campus. The grant money was awarded to proposals that would best address those points of the Sustainable Endowments Institute’s Annual Sustainability Report Card that the institution most needed to improve.
- October 24, 2008 at 1:15 pm
American colleges are looking for ways to encourage less students to bring cars to campus in an effort to save their colleges money, reduce school GHG emissions, and improve student health and well-being. A variety of approaches are being tried, with a number of factors influencing the success of different programs in different places. Eliza Berry discusses these programs and what might be reasonable at Carleton.
- June 9, 2008 at 1:27 pm
As of today, Carleton's new rideshare website is up and running! This website, created by Amy Wilson '08 for her ENTS capstone, features an interactive map that allows you to see who, in the Carleton community, lives near your home address, what your transportation options are in traveling to and from campus, and what the environmental impacts of commuting to Carleton are. This site is a fantastic resource for travel and for the study of transportation at Carleton and beyond. Faculty and staff can log in to see whether there are potential rideshare partners who live near them and students can use the site to see whether they can share rides at the beginning and end of breaks with other students. Check out the new site and make use of it in planning your vehicle travel to and from campus!
- May 28, 2008 at 10:49 am
As gasoline approaches a national average of $4.00 per gallon, very few people, even among the most ardent environmentalists, are completely welcoming and celebrating high gas prices. After all, increases in fuel costs disproportionately affect lower income individuals, many of whom spend a higher percentage of their income on energy sources like electricity and gasoline. Additionally, most earth-minded individuals are just as subject to a faltering economy as anyone else. Those things being said, though, there is a bright spot in the rise at the pumps—Americans are reducing the amount that they drive.