Sustainability Action Plan: Transportation
The campus finds ways to decrease its emissions from transportation through multiple initiatives supporting rideshare, public transit, and alternative transportation methods.
Sustainability Action Plan
Objective 1: Decrease emissions from commuting to and from campus
Objective 2: Decrease emissions from commuting on campus
Objective 3: Decrease NAU vehicle emissions each year
Objective 4: Decrease emissions from domestic and international travel
- NAU moved up to gold level on bicycle friendly university list in November of 2016.
- NAU provides all employees (even student workers) with a free ecoPASS for commuting on the Mountain Line city bus system
- NAU offers free bike rental through the Yellow Bike program. The Yellow Bikes are free to rent and include a bike lock and light for safe night riding.
- NAU has an online care share program call Zimride to assist the campus community in finding carpool options
- There is a bike resource on campus known as the Bike HUB where you can get free tune-ups and learn about bike maintenance.
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car is a car-sharing program available on-campus for faculty, staff, and students regardless of age
- In 2012 NAU was named a silver-level Bicycle-Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists
- Bike storage and showers are available on campus for commuters
- There are special carpooling parking passes available in designated lots for commuting students, staff, and faculty
- NAU participates in the annual “Bike to Work Week”
- Approximate 1.36 million rides are provided to students, faculty, and staff on campus shuttles each year
- Fuel efficient buses are used for shuttle services
- Fleet Services uses recycled motor oil on-campus through a Green Fund project