Bicycle Programs Pedaling to a Sustainable Future

City Cycles

The University of Rochester encourages bicycling through UR Connections as an alternative option for transportation. UR Connections is the University’s campaign to promote the use of transportation alternatives that assist in reducing commuting costs for employees, reducing campus congestion, and… Read More

12 Electric and Hybrid Cars You will want to own

Best Cars

Most people know that driving a car everyday isn’t very sustainable but it is also one of the hardest lifestyle changes to make. If you live far away from work and carpooling and public transportation aren’t an option,… Read More


Genessee Riverway Trail

Hello! Allow me to introduce myself as the new Sustainability Research Intern for Facilities Team Green this summer. I’m Adil, a rising Junior majoring in International Relations and Psychology at University of Rochester. I’m excited to be spending… Read More

Student’s Corner

Biking in Bornholm, Denmark

This past semester, I studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark and one of the biggest takeaways for me was the convenience of biking. That’s right- riding a regular, old, 3-speed bike everywhere. Granted, I was living in the center… Read More

University Recognized as STARS Silver Institution


The University has been recognized as a STARS Silver Institution by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Across six continents, over 650 institutions participate in the AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System… Read More