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Take Action

Posted on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013
Tips on taking action related to back-to-school and purchasing:
REDUCE: Commuter carbon emissions for climate neutrality
REUSE: Electronics and fixing what you already have
RECYCLE: Paper waste & duplex printing to go "zero-waste"
RESPECT: Packing light and conserving resources Read More »

Transportation services department brings sustainable programs to students, faculty, and staff at SCU

Posted on Wednesday, May. 1, 2013
In order to help SCU achieve its goal of becoming carbon neutral by the end of 2015, the Transportation Services department has worked to bring a number of sustainable transportation options to campus. Read about Zipcar, Dero Zap, and more in this highlight of sustainable transportation at SCU. Read More »

Did you Know?

Posted on Wednesday, May. 1, 2013
SCU is located just across the street from a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) bus stop. Hop on Bus 22 to head to downtown San Jose, and check out all the museums, theaters, and concerts this area has to offer. Read more about how, when, and where to catch Bus 22. Read More »

Take Action

Posted on Wednesday, May. 1, 2013
Tips to take action: reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to transportation. REDUCE: pollution by trip-chaining | REUSE: books about reduce, reuse, recycle | RECYCLE: use a certified Green Car Wash | RESPECT: your health with the AIRNow Mobile App. Read More »

Zimride builds community

Posted on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
In an effort to reduce carbon emissions and foster community relations, Santa Clara University recently launched a new ride sharing program called Zimride--a social networking site that allows students, faculty, and staff to post rides for carpooling to work, school, events, or holiday trips home. Read More »

Laurie Laird, Ignatian Center

Posted on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
On a Sunday morning, you could find Laurie riding her tandem bicycle through San Jose with her husband. On a daily basis, she cycles to SCU as many days as she can, although she finds riding in the rain particularly unpleasant. Read about Laurie's interests and how they relate to her professional life on the Mission Campus. Read More »

Did You Know?

Posted on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
You can use to plan a trip on public transit, join a carpool, get tips on how to "drive smart", learn about the various car sharing programs, get real time traffic and driving times map and even bicycle resource guides! Use to sustainably plan your next outing, weekend hike, trip to San Francisco, find out about traffic status and much more. Read More »

What Can I Do?

Posted on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
Tips to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Respect related to transportation. REDUCE: speed | REUSE: donate shoes | RECYCLE: car tires | RESPECT: control speed changes Read More »


Posted on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011
Over 1,300 members of the Santa Clara University community participated in last week's commute survey. Faculty typically travel 17 miles one-way, while the number drops for staff and students (13 and 14 miles, respectively). Also this month: Zimride Your Ride | Hiring: Sustainability Intern, Athletics and Recreation | Local farmers markets Read More »

More Wheels When You Want Them; Eight New Zipcars on Campus

Posted on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
Santa Clara University has expanded its partnership with Zipcar, bringing 8 new Zipcars to campus. These new cars bring with them a new program: CBL Affiliate memberships. For qualified students, SCU will waive the application fee and the first year's membership fee. In addition, CBL affiliates will also receive 12 free rental hours. Read More »