Campus shuttle system transitions to electric buses, reducing emissions by 70%

Facilities and Operations installed new electric vehicle charging stations at 560 Riverside Drive and upgraded existing stations in the Engineering Terrace garage (ETG) and International Affairs Building (IAB) garage this year.

You may have heard that Columbia is plugging into the future of transportation. This week, the University integrated six new battery-electric buses into its campus shuttle network. 

There's a new bike share promotion for the Columbia community this spring.

Columbia University will observe Earth Hour on Saturday, March 24 along with other universities, cities, and businesses in more than 180 countries worldwide.

Columbia Manhattanville entered a new partnership with Zipcar to further the new campus's commitment to sustainable commuter travel.

Columbia’s commute ads up to 25,116 metric tons of CO2 equivalent. These results are a combination of data from a recent capstone study and the 2016 Transportation commute survey results. Visit the Transportation website to learn more about commute and intercampus travel options.

Campus shuttle system will transition to electric buses, reducing emissions by 70%

Switch to LED bulbs saves energy, lowers cost of annual winter lights on College Walk

Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) commissioned the local Johnson Farm for its photovoltaic energy, which will save more than a million dollars per year on energy for the campus.

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) gave Columbia University a Gold rating in its 2017 Sustainable Campus Index. Columbia also received top marks in the areas of Research and Transportation.