Category Archives: Transportation

Amtrak Shuttles for Breaks

The Amtrak “Burlington” station is Essex Junction. The Amtrak “Vermonter” departs Essex Junction, heading south, at 9:44 AM every morning and arrives in Essex Junction at 8:18 PM every evening, 7 days per week. Alternatively, you could take the Lake Champlain Ferry over to Port Kent, walk the 4 minutes to the station and catch the #68 Adirondack service to NYC, connecting through […]

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2019-2020 Thanksgiving and Winter Break Shuttle Schedule

As we get nearer to thanksgiving and winter breaks, see below for a day by day breakdown of the shuttle schedules: Nov. 27th – Amtrak Shuttle TO station. 8:45am CCM Promenade Nov. 27-30 – Thanksgiving Break – College is Closed – No Shuttles Dec. 1 – Sunday Shuttle 2-10pm ONLY (so that residential students can still […]

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Old North End Walk/Bike/Stormwater Study – NPA Meeting

Old North End Walk/Bike/Stormwater Study The City of Burlington and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC), with assistance from Toole Design Group, are looking at options to improve connectivity for low-stress bicycling in the southwest section of the Old North End – one of Burlington’s densest, New American neighborhoods. The project will include conceptual […]

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Halloween Bike Ride, Free Pizza, and Earn-A-Bike Program ? ? ?

Burlington Halloween Bike Ride Yep. It’s October. Besides the beautiful leaves and cooler riding weather, there’s something else to be excited about. Something… spooky. Spooky and spooky. The Halloween Bike Ride! This year’s ride (the 10th anniversary!) is on Sunday, October 27th. Suit up and join hundreds of fellow Burlingtonians for a Halloween party on wheels, […]

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Ready for 100% upcoming events

September has arrived and things are popping up all over, one of them today. I’m writing with some near-term opportunities to move our transition to renewable energy along. We heard a lot of interest in test driving EVs when we were tabling for sustainable transportation at the Old North End Ramble last July. Three opportunities […]

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AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

I’m excited to share that AASHE has released the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), a publication that recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 sustainability impact areas and overall by institution type, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The report also highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from institutions that submitted STARS reports […]

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Earth Week Mobility Challenge, Prizes & More!

Commute Green during Earth Week! Take the CATMA Earth Week Mobility Challenge, by logging trips and attending events. We encourage you to use transit, carpool, walk, or bike for your commuter trips April 22-26, 2019. Log trips with the GoVermont website or app (iOS or Android) and attend events throughout the week to be eligible to win prizes! Each day will feature a different mode! Log […]

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Spring Break 2019 Shuttle Schedule

See below for a day by day breakdown: March 4-8 – All Shuttles run like normal Saturday March 9th – Weekend Shuttle on Saturday Only. Free Amtrak Shuttle (AM) – Saturday March 9th – Sign up at champlain.edu/longdistancetravel Sunday March 10th – No Shuttle March 11-15 – Lakeside/194 Limited Schedule (1 shuttle, 7am-6pm). Saturday March 16th […]

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WHAT’S NEW at SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION VT

Hopeful signs from Montpelier  Also, check out our new side-column featuring a few items of interest from outside Vermont.  Most recent–an audio story about rural transportation challenges in Maine and a podcast on the liberal blind spot for cars. We’ve added a comment section below every post,  so if you’d like to add your thoughts, feel free. […]

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