University of California, San Diego

Fall Quarter Commuter Update Transportation Alternatives Transportation & Parking Services October 7, 1996
According to the SD Chamber of Commerce, by the year 2015 San Diego's population will grow by one million, an increase of 49%. Vehicle emissions account for 64% of all air pollution, despite improvements in vehicle technology. UCSD's Transportation Alternatives offers commuters, money saving programs and incentives, in an effort to reduce the number of SOV's (single occupant vehicles). California's Rideshare Week is October 7th through 11th. Stop by our table on the Library Walk on Tuesday 10/8 and enter a statewide drawing to win valuable prizes. VANPOOLS - Students employed part-time at UCSD are eligible to ride in vanpools! Seats are available from most SD County areas. We are looking for riders and qualified staff drivers for a new van from Poway, Rancho Bernardo and Penasquitos. Call Penny Baxter at x40883, to find out about our low monthly rates, incentives and seat availability. CARPOOLS - This month zipcode matchlists will be sent to all interested UCSD commuters. Call 534-RIDE to have a list sent to your mail code or home address. Ask us about the incentives that make this an attractive and flexible commute choice. BICYCLE SAFETY CLASS - Our first in a series of eight classes will be held from 11:30am to 12:30pm in 111A on 10/16. We are proud to introduce UCSD's first nationally certified Bicycle Safety Instructor, Michael Bradford. Bring your lunch, sodas will be provided. Please RSVP to 534-PEDL prior to 10/15. COASTER RAIL SHUTTLES - Tired of the traffic on I-5? Shuttles connect the Sorrento Valley station to campus and from the new Old Town Transit Center to the Hillcrest Medical Center. Call 534-RIDE for schedule information, incentives and access to our Emergency Ride Home Program!