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
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 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
Looking at Ancillary Services through a Wide Lens: Maximizing Revenue from Ancillary Services
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
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
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
The work and processes of the Access-Ability Committee have had a major influence on the culture of UPEI. Both the awareness workshops/sessions and the improvements in the physical campus have greatly influenced the campus culture. The Campus’ enhanced physical beauty and warm acceptance of people is impacting UPEI’s image both internally and externally. In Dec. … Continue reading "A University-Wide Approach to Improving Accessibility at UPEI"
April 16, 2009
We sought input from our various community members and groups as well as from external transit carriers during all phases of the program. Care and attention to detail was taken as we planned and initiated changes to our transportation network. Our Campus Master Plan was updated and included a transportation component. Surveys were used to … Continue reading "Transportation Demand Management Program"
April 16, 2008
Calgary community was involved by donating 50 bicycles. The Outdoor Recreation staff helped restore and mobilize the bikes. Staff and Student were involved in developing and using the program. The program is highly transferable to any campus. There is a need for some initial leadership and support for the champion department (i.e. parking, security, transportation … Continue reading "Recycling effort gears up with U-Bike"
April 16, 2006
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