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Environment / Sustainability

Alternative transportation fair Oct. 6

October 4, 2010

Want to know more about the monetary, health, environmental, and psychological benefits of alternative transportation? Adult Learners and Veteran Services will hold its annual Sensible Modes of Alternative Road Transportation -- SMART Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 6 on the Lory Student Center Plaza.

Bicycle commuting is a great alternative to the typical garage to highway — highway to garage journeys that most Americans make each day that add pollution and congestion to the environment.

Wednesday, Oct. 6
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Lory Student Center Plaza

The annual Sensible Modes of Alternative Road Transportation (SMART) Fair will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the Lory Student Center Plaza.

The Pinnacle Honor Society for nontraditional students is hosting the event.

The SMART Fair brings together businesses and organizations that promote viable means of travel to and from campus.

Purpose of the SMART Fair

  • Encourage students to consider using modes of transportation other than automobiles, to get around town such as the public bus, bicycling, long boarding, walking, skating, motorcycle
  • Bring resources that represent alternative modes of road transportation to campus so students can learn about their products and services
  • Educate students on the benefits of using SMARTs such as, but not limited to monetary, health, environmental, psychological

Proceeds from the SMART Fair will go towards establishing a scholarship fund for Pinnacle Honor Society and the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County.

For more information, please contact alvs_mail.colostate.edu or call (970) 491-3977.


Contact: Jan Rastall
E-mail: jan.rastall@colostate.edu