Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Abraham (Avi) Henn
Submission Date Oct. 8, 2012
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Northern Arizona University
OP-T2-29: Mass Transit Programs

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Erin Stam
Manager: Parking Services
Parking & Shuttle Services
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Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle?:

A brief description of the program(s), (s), including availability, participation levels, and specifics about discounts or subsidies offered (including pre-tax options):

that NAU has partnered up with the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) to provide faculty and staff with an ecoPASS, which allows the use of the public transportation system free of charge.

While on campus, a free bicycle share program is available for university faculty, staff, and students.

The ecoPASS offers university faculty a free ride to work using city buses, and an alternative eco-friendly commute to campus.
Note: “We provide the ecoPASS to all campus employees (it's a tiered system, we first distribute to faculty/ staff; we will eventually open to Graduate Assistants and then Undergraduate Campus employees)” –Erin Stam parking and shuttle services

NAU offers an extensive, shuttle service on campus.
Students that live on campus are prohibited from driving & parking across campus from 7:30 am-4:30pm significantly reducing traffic and carbon emissions.

The website URL where information about the program is available:

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