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Electric Vehicles – Information for UF Departments

Electric Vehicles – Information for UF Departments

Published: Oct 27th, 2017

During Campus Earth Day in 2015, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Charlie Lane presented campus with a challenge to add electric vehicles to its growing fleet of […]

Join us for the Sustainable Transportation Fair on Nov. 1!

Published: Oct 2nd, 2017

This year’s event will feature an electric vehicle exhibit, tabling expo, interactive activities, and more! The annual Sustainable Transportation Fair will take place on Wednesday, November 1 from 10:00 am […]

Sustainable Transportation Fair

Sustainable Transportation Fair

Published: Sep 4th, 2017

About the Event: Check out some of the photos from last year’s event below!  

UF awarded silver status in Bicycle Friendly University program

UF awarded silver status in Bicycle Friendly University program

Published: Dec 1st, 2016

December 1, 2016 On November 29, the League of American Bicyclists announced 51 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities℠ (BFUs)  from 25 states, There are now 164 BFUs in 44 […]

RTS named Outstanding System of the Year

RTS named Outstanding System of the Year

Published: Oct 29th, 2015

Gainesville, Florida – The Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA) awarded the City of Gainesville’s Regional Transit System (RTS) the Outstanding System of the Year at a ceremony on Monday, October […]

UF Cycles Its Way Towards Environmental Sustainability

UF Cycles Its Way Towards Environmental Sustainability

Published: Oct 27th, 2015

By Victoria Verdeja Measurably reducing a university’s carbon footprint can be a daunting task, especially with almost 50,000 students on campus every day. The University of Florida, however, will try to reduce […]

Student takes advantage of Gainesville’s bike friendly atmosphere

Student takes advantage of Gainesville’s bike friendly atmosphere

Published: Oct 13th, 2015

By Karlyn Marcy Contributing Writer; Intern, Office of Sustainability Biking seven or eight miles in a day is not unusual for Carolyn Batt. The public relations junior can be spotted […]

GatorGears Bike Rental Program to roll out on Monday

Published: Aug 20th, 2015

As we get ready to roll out our new student bike rental program, Gator Gears, check out this time lapse video of our office manager and bike program coordinator Jacob […]

Gator Gears Student Bike Rental Program

Published: Jul 31st, 2015

Gator Gears Student Bike Rental Program is designed to offer students a convenient full-service cycling experience at an affordable price. Our custom-made, high-quality bicycles are available for rental in one-semester, […]

Departmental Bike Share Program

Published: Jul 31st, 2015

UF offers a Departmental Bicycle Program to encourage faculty and staff to use alternative modes of transportation on and around campus. The Office of Sustainability has refurbished abandoned campus bicycles […]