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Encourage Ride-Sharing (Proposed)

Project History

  • 1/27/2022

    The Transportation iCAP team met on Thursday, January 27th from 4:00-5:00 P.M.

  • 8/21/2019

    Facilities & Services (F&S) updated the Near Far Without a Car flyer (or CarFree Flyer) in August 2019. This flyer lists the alternative modes of transportation available at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Description

Ride sharing is a form of transportation that uses a motor vehicle with more than one single occupant.  Many transportation emissions are due to the high frequency of Single-Occupancy-Vehicle (SOV) trips.  By sharing a ride with even one more person, via carpool or vanpool, the emissions from your trips are cut in half (one vehicle going 15 miles, compared with two vehicles going 15 miles each).  This system is very cost effective, but it is less convenient to the typical campus commuter than driving a personal SOV.  Therefore, campus should encourage ride sharing. 

Project Team

  • Primary Contact:

    Morgan Johnston

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