Transportation

Diesel Equipment

Biodiesel Truck

Since 2000, the College has systematically upgraded and converted all of its heavy trucks, grounds equipment and delivery trucks to fuel-efficient diesel vehicles.

Getting Around


BikesAmerica’s dependency on the car is one of the most significant influences on our carbon “footprint.” What can you do to reduce your transportation carbon footprint while getting to, from and around campus?
  • Walk!

Zipcar Program at Amherst College Open to the Community Starting Oct. 1

September 18, 2008                                               
Contact: Emanuel Costache ’09
Media Relations Intern
413/542-2321


AMHERST, Mass.—As part of the school’s continued support of the community and commitment to green initiatives, Amherst College is opening its Zipcar car sharing program to off-campus participants.

Clearer Skies Ahead: Amherst College Students, Faculty and Staff are Driving “Zipcars”

August 31, 2006 Contact: Director of Media Relations413/542-8417