Executive Director of Facilities & Services, Mohammed Atalla, responded over email to Ximing Cai (iSEE Associate Director for Campus Sustainability) in support of the recommendation:
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SmartWay Transport Partnership (In Progress)
This recommendation has been submitted to the Illini Union and F&S Stores.
See attached iWG assessment.
Encourage Low-Emission Vehicles
- Install Public Use Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations
- SmartWay Transport Partnership
The University of Illinois is the first academic institution that joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership. "As the first-ever academic institution to register in SmartWay, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign leads the way for universities and other institutions to work as shippers in SmartWay and engage with their carriers and suppliers to improve freight efficiency, reduce greenhouse gases and other emissions from goods movement while also helping enhance our nation's energy security,” said Christopher Grundler, director of EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality.