Transit News

Dec 15,2011

In response to student demand, Penn’s Department of Transportation and Parking has been working with Zipcar and PhillyCarShare to increase carsharing options on campus. Zipcar, the world's largest...Read more »

Oct 10,2011

Penn Transit is supporting the opening of Penn Park by launching the new Campus Loop Bus. The Campus Loop Bus will operate from 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, from all transit stops on campus...Read more »

Oct 10,2011

Penn Transportation and Parking has developed several new commuting options employees may want to consider to make their daily travel more economical and less stressful. Penn has joined with ADP...Read more »

Aug 9,2011

As part of Penn’s Sustainable Transportation Initiative, Penn Transportation and Parking has joined with VPSI, a national leader in vanpooling and sustainable transportation, to expand vanpooling...Read more »

Jan 20,2011

To support the Climate Action Plan goal of lowering the University’s carbon footprint, Penn Parking Services is designating five percent of its parking spaces in garages for electric/hybrid...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 »

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 »

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 »


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