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How Your Commute Can Make You Happier

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Commuting to work can be traffic-laden, tedious and dreadful. But it turns out there’s a way to lighten the load, and it starts with picking the right transportation mode. According to a paper published last month in the journal Sustainability, the way we commute can affect our sense of happiness and well-being. In particular, sustainable commutes […]

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What Do We Do At UCLA Transportation? [VIDEO]

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People often think all we do is provide parking on campus, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Sure, parking is part of it. Most of it, however, is getting you access to campus. That’s what we’re all about: being green, sustainable and safe. To highlight some of our goals, accomplishments and best practices, we’ve made this […]

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Students: Here’s How to Access Campus [VIDEO]

The view from Hedrick Hall, looking east across the campus to downtown Los Angeles. Janss Steps lead up the hill to Royce Hall and Powell Library, two of UCLA's original buildings (1929).

The student parking permit application period is currently underway, but given the limited parking available on campus, we highly encourage you to explore alternative, more sustainable, commute modes. We’re talking about carpool (guaranteed parking for eligible students!), transit, vanpool, biking, walking or any combination of these options. Our commute programs make it super easy and affordable […]

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9 Questions to Ask a Potential Carpool Partner

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The application period for student parking permits opens this Friday, January 20. Instead of applying for a single-occupancy vehicle (SOV) permit, apply for a two- or three-person carpool permit and you’ll be guaranteed parking! That’s right! If you apply for a carpool permit and meet all the eligibility requirements, you are guaranteed a parking permit! […]

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UCLA Transportation Awarded Energy Champions

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Sunday night’s basketball game against Long Beach State at Pauley Pavilion was dedicated to UCLA Transportation and its efforts in promoting sustainable transportation. Along with a Bruin victory, Energy Upgrade California—a state initiative aimed at saving energy and conserving natural resources—presented Renee Fortier, executive director of UCLA Event & Transportation; Penny Menton, director of communications, […]

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