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?

Transportation Services for the Campus Community

7-Passenger Van

Pool Vehicles: College Vans and Cars

Amherst College faculty, staff and students may reserve college vehicles, such as a 7-person van or a hybrid car.

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

September 18, 2008                                               
Contact: Emanuel Costache ’09
Media Relations Intern

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