Transportation Services is installing the five electrical chargers as an initial step to encourage employees and students to drive green and reduce carbon emissions from vehicles on campus. UMass employees and students are also being offered special Nissan Leaf pricing.
A car sharing program managed by Enterprise Rentals is now available on the UMass Amherst campus.
NuRide is an incentive program available to UMass students that rewards alternative transportation choices and is also the official rideshare database for Massachusetts.
Encouraging alternative transportation to, from, and around campus, this pilot program seeks to provide students with accessible bike transportation.
UMass Amherst has received "Honorable Mention" status by the League of American Bicyclists - Bicycle Friendly Universities list.