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    • 2010-11 parking permits go on sale July 6 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-07-06)

      As Virginia Tech starts the 2010-11 academic year, faculty/staff parking permits will increase $41 and student parking permits by $53 to help pay for several campus parking improvement projects.

    • Active Commute Celebration promotes sustainable transportation 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-09-15)
      Transportation and Campus Services, formerly the Office of Transportation, will be helping to advance Virginia Tech's sustainability initiatives and help Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and students find more affordable ...
    • Active Commute Celebration unveils U Car Share, promotes sustainable transportation at Virginia Tech 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-09-07)
      Virginia Tech's Transportation and Campus Services on Wednesday, Sept. 16 will be helping to advance Virginia Tech's sustainability initiatives and help Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and students find more affordable ...
    • Alternative to car ownership coming to campus August 2009 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-04-24)
      U Car Share, an alternative to car ownership, is expanding its growth as it partners with Virginia Tech by launching an alternative to vehicle ownership.
    • Flashing yellow arrow comes to campus 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-09-21)

      The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to activate a new type of traffic signal with a flashing yellow arrow at two locations on Southgate Drive on Virginia Tech's campus.

    • Fleet Services adds hybrid vehicles to rental fleet 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-06-30)
      Virginia Tech Fleet Services added four hybrid vehicles to its rental fleet on June 16, 2008. The additions reflect an effort to further advance the universtiy's commitments to sustainability and to further improve the ...
    • Fleet Services adds more hybrids to their 'Green Fleet' 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-02-05)
      Virginia Tech's Fleet Services is continuing their "Green Fleet" efforts at the start of this new year by replacing older models with five new Honda Insights for the rental fleet.
    • Fleet Services makes the switch to biodiesel 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-04-21)
      As part of their Green Fleet Initiative and in an effort to meet customer's demand for alternative fuel sources, Virginia Tech Fleet Services will begin using B-10 Biodiesel for diesel powered vehicles.
    • Milestone notes progress on first parking deck 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-05-18)
      In April, the final piece of precast concrete was set into place on Virginia Tech's new parking garage located in the former Perry Street lot, marking a significant milestone towards the completion of the 1,300-parking-space, ...
    • Official Ride Board offers Virginia Tech students easy way to carpool 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-09-15)

      In days past, messages were hand written on ride boards. More recently, numerous carpool pages popped up on Facebook. Now, Virginia Tech's Alternative Transportation division has launched an online ride board that will ...

    • Parking Services continues sustainability efforts by replacing three pickup trucks 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-10-20)

      Virginia Tech Parking Services has replaced three trucks with fuel efficient utility vehicles.

    • Parking Services opens new satellite office in Perry Street Parking Garage 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-11-04)

      Parking Services opens the doors to their new satellite office.

    • Sustainability Week 2010 under way 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-09-20)

      Virginia Tech, in partnership with the Town of Blacksburg and Sustainable Blacksburg, will celebrate, educate, and motivate with the fourth annual Sustainability Week, boasting a variety of events.

    • Transportation receives 'A' in sustainability for third consecutive year 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-11-02)
      Virginia Tech has been recognized as a sustainable campus leader through the College Sustainability Report Card for the 2010 year.
    • University celebrates 3 millionth rider with Blacksburg Transit 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-05-21)
      As students unloaded the Tom's Creek bus along the Drillfield on the morning of Tuesday, April 27, each student was handed an envelope. Inside one was a special ticket recognizing the recipient as the honorary 3 millionth ...
    • University kicks off RecycleMania 2010 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-02-12)
      For the fourth consecutive year, Virginia Tech will participate in this RecycleMania, a national competition designed to promote recycling in higher education.
    • University lauded for improving air quality, reducing traffic congestion 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-08-06)
      Virginia Tech has been designated one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
    • University promotes cyclist, motorist safety with Yield to Life 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-10-23)
      The Virginia Tech community may have noticed the increase in bike racks on campus and on public transportation, the addition of bike lanes on campus roadways and the implementation of the university's bicycle policy.
    • University receives 2009 Governor's Environmental Excellence Bronze Medal for Campus Tree Tour 2008 Event 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-04-24)
      Virginia Tech received the 2009 Governor's Environmental Excellence Bronze Medal in the Environmental Project (Government) category for hosting the Campus Tree Tour 2008 tree planting event in Blacksburg on Oct. 21, 2008.
    • University recertified as a Tree Campus by Arbor Day Foundation 

      West, Hilary (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-03-11)
      Virginia Tech has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation in their Tree Campus USA program.