Transportation accounts for 30% of carbon dioxide emissions in the US.
In one year, the average passenger car will consume 581 gallons of gasoline. As a result of this fossil fuel consumption, the same car will emit:
11,450 lbs of CO2
A more sustainable lifestyle means you don’t have to be average.
In order to limit the emissions of greenhouse gases from students, faculty and staff vehicles, Purchase provides access to a variety of forms of public and mass transportation as an alternative to students owning their own cars.
Utilizing public and mass transportation will reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emitting from student and staff cars in their daily lives.
One of the most exciting to these new transportation options is ZipCar, the nationwide car-sharing program.
For more information about all of the options for alternative transportation at Purchase, check out the