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Transit News

Aug 14,2014

Purchasing Services in collaboration with the Office of Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) has now expanded its pilot program to recycle reusable sharps (needles, blades and...Read more »

Aug 14,2014

A regular column in the Penn Current, “Ask Benny” clarifies Penn...Read more »

Aug 14,2014

In order to ensure that all members of the Penn Community understand both the resources and the regulations associated with...Read more »

May 5,2014

Penn Police, along with Drexel, UCD, and AlliedBarton, will be conducting a Penn Bike to Work Ride next Thursday, May 8, in support of Bike to Work Week. The ride will...Read more »

Apr 17,2014

The University Bike Collective invites new and experienced cyclists to the following Spring events:Read more »

Mar 20,2014

As part of its FY14 Work Plan, the University Council’s Facilities Committee has a goal of working with Penn’s Parking and Transportation Services to recommend a comprehensive bicycle...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

Best Workplaces for CommutersSM, a program designed to encourage sustainable transportation innovation, has named Penn one of the most commuter-friendly universities in the nation....Read more »

Greenbuild 2013 Conference
Oct 1,2013

Students with an interest in environmental sustainability are needed for the Greenbuild 2013 Conference, November 20-22. Volunteer slots are open from November 15-23,...Read more »

Oct 1,2013

The Greenbuild 2013 International Conference and Expo visits Philadelphia, November 20-22.  A plus for Penn, being located in the host city, is that the University will...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

Two bike repair stations will open on campus in Fall 2013, thanks to a plan proposed by Business Services with support from Penn’s Green Fund. A...Read more »

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40% by 2014 is Penn's five-year goal for recycling paper, cardboard, and commingled materials.

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