Boise State University has been recognized as a “Best Workplace for Commuters” by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Transportation, for measures aimed at encouraging environmentally friendly commuting options for both employees and students to help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality. Among the programs that got BSU recognized are free bus and shuttle programs for students, faculty and staff; car pool programs; the Kinesiology Bike Barn that provides indoor bike storage, lockers and showers for bike commuters; and participation in and support of other programs offered through agencies like the Idaho DEQ and the Clean Cities Coalition.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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