Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Second Bike Fix-It Station Installed

Thanks to a partnership between Parking & Transportation and the School of Architecture, a second Bike Fix-It Station has been installed on Grounds.  The newly redesigned station is available 24/7 outside of Campbell Hall at the School of Architecture. 

The School of Architecture Bike Fix-It Station follows the successful pilot installation of a station outside of Clark Hall in April of 2011.  These Bike Fix-It Stations, manufactured by Dero, provide cyclists with tools and an air pump to perform basic maintenance on their bikes.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Election Day Transportation

On Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will offer free service on all CAT buses. The Fare-FREE Day is designed to provide reliable transportation to the polls for all residents.

As a higher than expected voter turnout is expected this Election Day, parking challenges may develop.  Residents are encouraged to take free public transportation.

Daytime routes operate Monday through Saturday from 6:15 AM until 6:45 PM, with night service until 11:45 PM on selected routes.

Visit www.catchthecat.org to find a table showing routes closest to your polling location.

"Zip to the polls" this election day with half-price Zipcar rates between 5:00am and 9:00pm.  Visit www.zipcar.com/zip-to-the-polls for details about the program.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

VDOT Updates State Biking Map

The Virginia Department of Transportation recently updated it's "Bicycling in Virginia" guide and map.  The new map features safety tips and bicycle trails.  The map is available in all Virginia Welcome Centers and can be ordered at http://www.virginiadot.org/bikemap/.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Vanpooling 101 Information Session

Check out P&T's next Lunch & Learn session, "Vanpooling 101:  Everything you need to know about vanpooling", for U.Va faculty and staff on April 16 - the first day of Earth Week 2012.

The workshop will bring together employees looking to reduce their commuting costs by sharing the ride.  VPSI, Inc. experts Damian Gray and Chris Fenderson while discuss the benefits of vanpooling while guests are treated to a delicious U.Va Dining catered lunch.  A question and answer session will follow allowing attendees to get more acquainted with idea of vanpooling to U.Va.

Sign up at http://www.virginia.edu/parking/TDM/class.html

Thursday, March 29, 2012

CAMBC Spring Mountain Bike Festival

The Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Club (CAMBC) is hosting the second Mountain Bike Festival in McIntire Park this Sunday, April 1, at Shelter #1.  It's free, it's fun, and it's in your local park!

The event will feature trail work (no experience necessary) and clinics/rides for kids, beginner adults and intermediates.  Participants in the clinics/rides are required to have a helmet and a bike suitable for off-road conditions.

Several area bike shops will be on hand to help you get outfitted for your style of riding.  Blue Ridge Cyclery will be offering free bike safety checks and tune-ups.

To learn more about this event, please visit http://www.cambc.org/

Monday, March 12, 2012

New Zipcars!

Two new Zipcars have joined the U.Va fleet.  Meet Futuristic and Flurry, both fuel efficient Ford Focus cars.  These Zipcars are located on Jefferson Park Avenue at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library near the JPA/Hospital bus shelter served by the Inner U-Loop, Green Route, Stadium/Hospital Shuttle and the CAT Free Trolley.

Visit www.zipcar.com/uva to sign up and get moving!