With approximately 10,500 full-time parking permits sold annually at Washington University in St. Louis, vehicles commuting to and from our campuses account for an estimated 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year.
Through education and changes to policies and infrastructure, we have been actively working to advance low-carbon, active forms of transportation that lessen environmental impact, encourage healthy lifestyles and strengthen our sense of community.
A variety of resources and services are available through University and community organizations to ensure safe and enjoyable biking experiences both on and off-campus. Learn More
The University has developed a set of rules governing the use of e-scooters and other motorized devices on campus in order to protect the safety of students, faculty, and staff. Learn More
Benefiting from a good connection to the regional transit system, WashU subsidizes a free U-Pass for all full-time faculty, students and staff that grants access to St. Louis’s entire public transportation system. Learn More
The university is committed to reducing the use of single occupancy vehicles through programs that promote carpooling, car sharing, and occasional parking, as well as shuttles that run between campuses. Learn More
In the effort to promote alternative fuels and reduce carbon emissions, WashU provides two types of electric vehicle charging options, available at a variety of locations. Learn More
WashU’s employee housing assistance program provides a variety of housing options for faculty and staff and makes it easy to commute to work without a car. Learn More
WashU is incrementally and strategically improving its infrastructure to create a campus that is safe and accessible to all, regardless of age, ability, and mode of transportation. Learn More
St. Louis city and region offers the variety of resources to its’ community for biking, walking and public transportation to make the transit more efficient. Learn More