Transportation

FAQ: Electric Scooters

2018-09-11T08:54:47+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions, Transportation|

FAQ: I saw some Bird scooters on campus last week but they disappeared as quickly as they arrived. What happened? A: The scooters were removed by the company the same day they were delivered. There are three primary operators in the university dockless electric scooter space: Spin, Lime, and Bird. Spin and Lime have both reached out about [...]

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Temporary Relocation of Zipcars

2018-05-11T10:18:01+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Home Stories, Transportation|

Due to on-campus road construction and paving as well as Commencement, the locations of several Zipcars on campus will be temporarily relocated. From May 11 - June 1, 2018, Zipcars currently in Lot N will be moved to parking Lot W1. Additionally, the Zipcars located on Gulley Drive will be relocated to Lot J. For reference, [...]

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ReCycle End of Semester Bike Return

2017-11-28T11:26:35+00:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Home Stories, Transportation|

Calling all ReCycle bikeshare participants! Your bike is in need of some TLC over winter break. Use this form to sign up for a time slot between December 4 - 6 to return your bike to Outdoor Pursuits (located in the Sutton Center). Please note that bikes will be distributed back to participants at the beginning of the [...]

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Parking and Transportation Now Transportation and Parking Services

2017-11-17T16:52:35+00:00November 8th, 2017|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stories, Transportation|

by Office of Sustainability Staff Writer Suzy Mullins (’18) While Parking and Transportation may conjure anxieties about parking tickets and fees for some, the department’s new name reflects a different focus. According to WFU Transportation Manager Arian Bryant, the switch to Transportation and Parking Services highlights the importance of providing the Wake Forest community with a [...]

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Leading the Way Toward Carbon Reduction through Campus-Wide Initiatives

2017-10-06T12:17:29+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Culture, Dining and Food Systems, Events, Home Stories, Transportation, Waste Reduction|

by Office of Sustainability Staff Writer Suzy Mullins (’18) Over the past few weeks, we have examined how Wake Forest is working to adopt, demonstrate, or research 25 of the 80 solutions from Drawdown, “the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reduce global warming.” If you missed our introduction piece or our look into the Drawdown [...]

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Wake Forest to Adopt New Ride-Sharing Service

2017-08-29T15:53:56+00:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Home Stories, Transportation|

On September 30, 2017, Wake Forest University will be making the transition from Zimride to ShareTheRideNC. ShareTheRideNC is a statewide ride-matching service sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART). […]

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FAQ: Zagster Bike Share

2017-08-20T10:36:57+00:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions, Transportation|

Q: I saw that the National Cycling Center and the City of Winston Salem installed several Zagster bike share stations around town. How can I participate? A: If you haven't already, download the Zagster app and join the Winston-Salem, NC bike share. The app will help guide you through the following steps: BORROW: Get out your [...]

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Students Overlook Campus Ride-Sharing Network

2017-04-15T15:58:56+00:00April 15th, 2017|Categories: Home Stories, Transportation|

by Page Marshall By carpooling just twice a week, 1,600 pounds of greenhouse gasses can be kept from the air each year. As a result of this information, the limited use of Zimride on this campus has proven that members in our community are not yet willing to make sacrifices in order to carpool, due to [...]

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Meet Wake Forest’s Newest Human-Powered Parking Enforcement Officer

2017-10-30T12:42:17+00:00April 28th, 2016|Categories: Campus, Home Stories, Transportation|

Wake Forest University’s newest parking enforcement officer, Kathy Kullman, exudes an overall friendly and approachable demeanor. It’s not her appearance or her personality that sets her apart from other parking attendants. The reason is not difficult to pinpoint: she’s human-powered. Kullman has committed to biking throughout a significant portion of her workday. After previously working as [...]

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Re-Cycle Bike Sharing Program Challenges Car Culture on Campus

2016-03-16T13:00:49+00:00March 17th, 2016|Categories: Home Stories, Transportation|

It was February 9, 2016 and the area in front of Benson University Center was filled with close to 100 bikes. In a matter of hours, all bikes had been reserved for semester-long use at no cost to students, faculty and staff. Implementing a free bike-sharing program on a college campus was no easy feat. But behind every successful initiative is an inspired change agent who made it happen—conducted surveys, did the research, identified the means, and converted inspiration to action. Alyshah Aziz, a Politics and International Affairs major from the class of 2016, was that person for Wake Forest University.

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