Author Archives: Nic Anderson

Fall Transportation Update

Your fall transportation update is as follows: Parking Permits will be available to order on August 2nd at champlain.thepermitstore.com. The free Zone 1 permit (for Lakeside and Metered Lots) and Disabled permits are now valid for a full year! No need to re-order for Spring. All other permits will remain “per semester” at this time. We have added a NEW […]

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Electric Vehicle Incentives & Charging Station now in MIC and soon to be Lakeside

Do you own an all-electric vehicle (EV)? If not, you should go out and buy one right now to access amazing deals. Green Mountain Power along with Freedom Nissan, are offering its customers (not Burlington) $10,000 off MSRP for the all electric Nissan Leaf. Coupled with $7,500 federal rebate, you can save almost 60% ($17,500) off the $30,000 Leaf MSRP. A brand new […]

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Summer 2017 Transportation Update

The Transportation Committee has approved a plan where employees can park on campus again this summer, free of charge, starting May 8th.  Yes you read that right…but there will likely be even more restricted days based on events compared to last summer. In order to make this freedom possible, there are a few exceptions and things […]

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Regional Bikeshare is Coming…but we could use your help!

As you may have heard (or are about to), Champlain College has teamed up with CATMA, CCRPC, and UVM to launch a regional bikeshare system to pilot this summer/fall. This is intended to replace our existing ChampRides bikeshare with a more technologically advanced system that connects throughout Chittenden County. Planning is going great thus far and […]

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Job Opportunity – Bike Mechanic for VPIRG

From VPIRG… I wanted to pass along this job opportunity, which may be of interest to Bicycle program members and the Champlain biking community. I work for a local environmental advocacy group that runs a statewide summer canvass, and we are hiring a part-time bike technician for the summer to help us maintain our fleet. […]

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Local Motion is Hiring

Local Motion has some seasonal positions for people interested in summer work, as well as a professional year-round position.  Please share this around to anyone you think might be interested! For full job descriptions, go here https://www.localmotion.org/lm_is_hiring Services Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the operations of Local Motion’s Trailside Center and Bike Ferry services. This year […]

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APBP Webinar Series

Coming right up: webinar #2 of the 2017 webinar series presented by the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP, https://www.apbp.org/) seems to be of particular interest to Faculty in Higher Ed or Transportation professionals trying to help infuse active transportation into university curriculum. Anyone can participate for free at the CCRPC office (directions here). VTrans is […]

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