Student’s Corner

Zipcar vehicle in Boston, MA

My friend recently got a Zipcar account, and on Wednesday night she took me and three other friends on a late night run to get wings. Needless to say, after facing the harsh reality of leaving my own… Read More

Student’s Corner


Get excited, humans of Rochester, the UR Fall shuttle schedule starts this week! Take advantage of your university affiliation and travel the city in sustainable style. Hop on a UR shuttle and see some of the awesome places… Read More

Student’s Corner

Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois

I suppose I should introduce myself before I get started. My name is Mariah and I am the new Sustainability Writing and Marketing Summer Intern for Facilities Team Green (it’s a mouthful). I just finished my first year… Read More

University Transportation Alternatives through UR Connections


According to a recent report from the EPA, transportation composed 28% of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by economic sector in 2012. Passenger cars specifically are one of the biggest contributors to this pollution. On October 21,… Read More

More Bikes Donated!


Earlier this month, approximately 80 unclaimed bikes were donated by Public Safety and Horticulture and Grounds. The two departments team up several times per year to collect, hold, and ultimate donate abandoned bicycles. Bikes collected through this program are… Read More