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University earns silver ‘Bicycle Friendly’ award

University earns silver ‘Bicycle Friendly’ award

December 27, 2018

The University has earned its first ever silver award as a bicycle friendly campus from the League of American Bicyclists. Awardees scored high on “Five E’s”—engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation.

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Mark Henderson named director of Transportation and Parking Management

January 3, 2017

As director, Henderson will lead the department responsible for overall parking and transportation management services on River Campus, the Medical Center and the Eastman School of Music.

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Parking staffer honored for quick action

Parking staffer honored for quick action

December 29, 2016

Maketh “Daniel” Akok of University Parking and Transportation Services, received a Department of Public Safety Challenge Coin for his actions on Dec. 26. Akok assisted URDPS officers on a multiple vehicle motor vehicle accident in the Medical Center Parking Garage after a driver drove into a visitor’s vehicle. The pregnant visitor was attempting to get out of her car at the time of impact and was pinned in between her driver-side door and the frame of her vehicle. Without hesitation, Akok and URDPS officers placed their own well-being and safety aside and worked together to lift the vehicle away to release her trapped leg. The Department of Public Safety issued Akok a Challenge Coin, which are earned by every officer in the Department after they have graduated from URDPS Officer Academy. These coins are also given to University community members who go above and beyond to help the betterment of our community. From left to right: URDPS Lt. Joseph Hayflinger, Lt. Brian Weidman, Akok, and Sgt. Marlon Salmon.

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Evening and late-night transportation, parking options expanded

Evening and late-night transportation, parking options expanded

November 4, 2016

Increased access to parking lots and additional shuttle stops will ensure greater convenience and safety for University community members, especially students who live off campus.

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Rochester earns Bicycle Friendly University Bronze Award

Rochester earns Bicycle Friendly University Bronze Award

November 17, 2015

The Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) program recognizes institutions of higher education for promoting and providing a more bikeable campus for students, staff and visitors.

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