Transit News

Nov 30,2010

Alumnus Brian Shaw MCP’95 was recently announced as Penn’s new Director of Transit Services within Business Services, where he will manage the Sustainable Transportation Initiative. Brian most...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

This fall, Business Services launched its Sustainable Transportation Initiative with the goal of decreasing the number of cars driven to campus by providing information about alternative modes of...Read more »

Sep 23,2010

Over the past two years, Penn Transit has purchased eight new low emission vehicles  – all in support of Penn’s Climate Action Plan. The most recent additions – four new propane powered...Read more »

Jul 26,2010

As the State of Pennsylvania mandated the use of 2% biodiesel component in all on-road diesel fuel sales on May 1, the Penn Transit fleet remained comfortably in compliance.

This regulation...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

In an effort to create a safer and more sustainable campus, the University of Pennsylvania has embarked on a campaign to educate the community on bike riding policies and procedures.

This...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

PhillyCarShare has introduced its new Keystone Plan especially designed for individuals who don't need a vehicle often but still want the convenience of car sharing....Read more »

Mar 24,2010

Vanessa Martinez, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Last week, PhillyCarShare — a company that rents cars to insured drivers over the age of 19 — announced that it will offer a new rate plan...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

Business Services’ Transportation and Parking Department launched a Commuter Survey in conjunction with its annual Parking Survey for the first time this past fall.

Business Services’...Read more »

Dec 7,2009

Tuesday, November 3, gave Penn commuters a severe case of the Mondays, as thousands of University students and staff members awoke to learn the news of a strike that had been called by the leaders...Read more »

Oct 21,2009

Calder Silcox, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Philadelphia cyclists are showing the true potential of pedal power — and the University is encouraging this trend on campus as well. According...Read more »

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