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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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Walkability Of Neighborhoods Are A Health Risk

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According to a new study by UCLA public health experts, the physical environment of your neighborhood can affect your health. “If it’s not easy to walk to places, you’re surrounded by unhealthy food choices, and you spend hours each day driving to and from your job; that’s a powerful determinant of your health.” said Dr. […]

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Why Walking is Better Than Running

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The I Heart Walking celebration is officially underway! Have you registered to walk with fellow Bruins yet? Along with the many awesome prizes you could win, you’d reap other benefits too. If you want to live a healthier lifestyle but hate running, we have good news. Running and walking are inevitably two of the most […]

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Celebrate 11 Years of I Heart Walking!

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The 11th Annual I Heart Walking celebration is around the corner! This year, UCLA Recreation will be hosting lunchtime walks Monday, February 13 through Thursday, February 16. Those who register and walk will have the chance to win prizes such as an iPad Air 2, a FitBit, Beats wireless headphones, a GoPro camera, a flat screen […]

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