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SU’s Parking and Transit Services promotes sustainability through Convenient One-Seat Rides program
SU’s Parking and Transit Services promotes sustainability through Convenient One-Seat Rides programApril 15, 2008Sara Millersemortim@syr.edu
Syracuse University Parking and Transit Services is announcing a more sustainable option for transportation to campus for SU employees, as part of the University’s commitment to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment signed by Chancellor and President Nancy Cantor in February 2007.
As a more energy efficient and greener mode of transportation to campus, the Convenient One-Seat Rides program encourages University employees to park their cars and ride a Centro bus directly to campus from eight Syracuse-area locations, including Camillus, Central Square, Cicero-North Syracuse, DeWitt and Liverpool. SU employees can now park in a convenient location closer to home, ride Centro to work without having to change buses, and at the end of the day ride the Centro bus back to their car.
In addition to the Convenient One Seat Ride program, Parking and Transit Services has been working to make riding Centro easier for SU employees through the Centro Fare Deal program. This allows SU employees to purchase pre-tax bus passes, available at the Office of Parking and Transit Services or at Cash Operations in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center.
The Fare Deal Program offers a Guaranteed Ride Home Service, which provides a ride to one location from any SU location in the event of an emergency, working late or in the event that all the regularly scheduled busses have stopped running.
For more information on these programs, visit the Parking and Transit Services website (http://parking.syr.edu/Parking) and click “Bus Routes/Schedules.”
These programs are fully supported by the Sustainability Division, a division of Energy and Computing Management. For more information about sustainability at SU visit http://greenuniversecity.syr.edu/.