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Campus Strategic Sustainability Plan

In 2008, environmental sustainability was identified as one of Thompson Rivers University’s (TRU) seven founding values in 2008. To this end, in 2009, the TRU created the Sustainability Office, to ensure that sustainability would be considered in all university planning initiatives.  While significant sustainability work was accomplished between 2009 and 2013, TRU had not yet … Continue reading "Campus Strategic Sustainability Plan"

June 10, 2019

Incorporating Sustainability into University Governance: Sustainability Strategy 2016-2018

The University of Manitoba’s Sustainability Policy outlines a commitment to excellence and leadership based on a strategy of broad engagement and integrated planning across the entire University community. In response to the Policy, the Sustainability Committee and the Office of Sustainability undertook broad engagement to identify priorities for the University. Based on the results, the … Continue reading "Incorporating Sustainability into University Governance: Sustainability Strategy 2016-2018"

January 25, 2017

The UVic Campus Bike Centre

The Campus Bike Centre is transferable based on two primary features. First, the Centre is located within a section of a parkade, and came about through the repurposing of28 premium paid vehicle parking spots. Second, the Centre is the highest single concentration of bike parking stalls on campus and acts as a cycling hub. Other … Continue reading "The UVic Campus Bike Centre"

April 16, 2015

University Manager 2013 Summer

Looking at Ancillary Services through a Wide Lens: Maximizing Revenue from Ancillary Services

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June 17, 2013


The York University community was actively involved in the reorganization of this service. It was crucial to obtain the feedback and input from the York Community with respect to the demand for service, utilization, experience, and suggestions for improvement. There were focus groups with internal unionized staff members who work in the field and various … Continue reading "goSAFE"

April 16, 2010

UBC Okanagan’s Universal Transporation Pass Program (UBCO U-Pass)

The U-Pass program has had a transformative effect in the following areas: I. Regional Transit System-alongside the implementation ofU-Pass, there was an increase in regional transit service hours of32%, significantly increasing the effectiveness of the transit system in the community, which is validated by a growth in regional transit ridership of 15%. 2. Increased Transit … Continue reading "UBC Okanagan’s Universal Transporation Pass Program (UBCO U-Pass)"

April 16, 2009

Sustainable Development Policy of the Universit̩ de Sherbrooke

The Policy has had the effect of making the university community accountable for sustainable development. The tangible results are remarkable: active transportation, public transit, 3R-V (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, extract Value), construction of buildings that meet new standards, including sustainable development into teaching, research on this subject and recognition of the university due to its leadership … Continue reading "Sustainable Development Policy of the UniversitÌ© de Sherbrooke"

April 16, 2009

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