UCLA was one of seven universities nationwide awarded “Gold” status in the Best Workplaces for Commuters Race to Excellence!

The Race to Excellence recognizes organizations who took exemplary steps to offer alternatives for their employees driving alone and thereby reduced air pollution, traffic congestion, and fuel usage from August 1, 2012 – October 31, 2012.

Best Workplaces for Commuters is a program designed to encourage sustainable transportation innovation. Hosted by the National Center for Transit Research at the University of South Florida, Best Workplaces for Commuters awards companies and universities with national recognition and an elite designation for offering outstanding commuter benefits

Read the full press release here.