Across America, colleges and universities are showing that efforts aimed at reducing driving deliver powerful benefits for students, staff and surrounding communities. Policymakers at all levels of government should be looking to the innovative examples of these campuses. Universities and college towns also provide useful models for expanding the range of transportation options available to Americans while addressing the transportation challenges facing our communities.
Today, the State Department released an environmental impact statement...
Statement of Student PIRGs Higher Education Associate Ethan Senack on President Obama’s State of the Union speech
Today, a survey released by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund shows that 65% of student consumers have opted out of buying a college textbook due to its high price, and of those students, 94% they suffer academically.
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Washington college students are trying to get more professors to adopt open textbooks, which are often free and widely available online.
After months of planning and preparation for the big day, McDonald’s and Monsanto were married yesterday during a small ceremony in the Indiana Memorial Union.
The high cost of textbooks caused Point Park students like Anna Dobbins, Akilah Brooks and Alexandria Bright to turn to the age-old practice of sharing.
With American teens and young adults cutting back on their driving, a recent report focuses on efforts by universities in the Triangle and across the country to boost transit use and help students get around without their cars.
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