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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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UCLA Releases Annual ‘State of the Commute’ Report

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Amid a growing population of staff, faculty and students, UCLA Transportation is still on track to reach its Climate Action Plan goal of a 52% alternative transportation commute rate, according to its newly-released “State of the Commute” report. In 2016, UCLA’s drive-alone rate was close to 53% for employees, significantly lower than Los Angeles County as a whole, where […]

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6 Signs Your Commute is Making You Sick

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As the average American commute lengthens (it’s now a 26-minute drive to work, up 20% since 1980), it is important to consider the adverse effects this traveling can have on your health. Here are six ways to tell if your commute is negatively impacting your well-being: 1. You’re coming down with a cold more often. This due […]

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Record Number of Traffic Deaths in 2016

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More people are dying on California roads—and across the country. Both California and the U.S. saw a hike in traffic fatalities last year, reaching their highest level in nearly a decade. In the state, roughly 3,680 people died in traffic collisions, a 13% increase from the previous year. Nationally, that number hit an estimated 40,000, […]

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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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