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Northwestern Joins the Bike Commuter Challenge

Jun 15, 2017
Each year, Northwestern competes in the Bike Commuter Challenge, an event organized by the Active Transportation Alliance. The event encourages new and experienced cyclists to get on two wheels and enjoy the benefits using a bicycle for daily travel needs. It’s also a chance to compete with other local colleges and universities for bragging rights, fun, and prizes.
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Northwestern Rolls Out More Electric Vehicles

Jun 16, 2017
Northwestern is committed to reducing the University’s greenhouse gas emissions, including emissions from transportation. One strategy for cutting emissions from transportation involves converting the University’s fleet to include more vehicles that run on cleaner, greener technology. This spring, Facilities Management made strides toward diminishing our fleet’s impact with the purchase of 16 all-electric Club Cars.

Lighting Campus More Efficiently

Jun 16, 2017
Upgrading outdoor lighting on Northwestern's Evanston campus will dramatically cut electricity use, saving over 300,000 kilowatt-hours per year, or the same amount as the annual energy use of 22 homes.
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