MoveVU travels on with $8.4 million from Tennessee Department of Transportation and Vanderbilt University
Aug. 4, 2020—Based on the success of the MoveVU sustainable transportation program launched in 2018, Vanderbilt University has received an additional $8.4 million, funded equally by the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program and the university, to scale up its activities.
Jul. 31, 2020—Vanderbilt has announced that PepsiCo will serve as its official beverage provider for Campus Dining operations and vending locations. The new partnership addresses the university’s sustainability goals and changing student needs.
Jul. 22, 2020—The third event in Walk Bike Nashville’s Vision Zero Speaker Series will focus on how various U.S. cities use data to shape their Vision Zero planning and implementation. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, from 9 to 10 a.m.
Jul. 6, 2020—All full-time and part-time Vanderbilt University faculty, staff and students can now ride WeGo Local buses, WeGo Regional buses and the WeGo Star train for free using their Vanderbilt ID cards. In addition, these groups can ride the buses and train for free with their Vanderbilt ID at any time, not only when commuting to and from campus.
Vanderbilt to host first installment of Vision Zero Nashville Speaker Series with virtual meeting May 19
May. 13, 2020—City, state and industry experts will discuss a strategy for eliminating traffic fatalities in Nashville while increasing access to safe, healthy and equitable mobility options during a Vanderbilt-hosted virtual event on Tuesday, May 19.
Feb. 28, 2020—Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain and Vanderbilt Law School lecturer Linda Breggin, a senior attorney with the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, D.C., and project director for the Nashville Food Waste Initiative, have been named co-chairs of the Nashville Sustainability Advisory Committee.
Feb. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt has established a new Sustainability Advisory Council to guide and support the university’s progress toward its comprehensive long-term sustainability strategy. The council will include students, staff and faculty selected by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain.
Feb. 12, 2020—Those who wish to learn more about Vanderbilt’s transportation and mobility efforts are invited to attend a series of MoveVU open house sessions this spring.
Feb. 10, 2020—Work is planned near the intersection of Edgehill Avenue and 19th Avenue later this month due to infrastructure upgrades in the Peabody Neighborhood. The plan will allow for both 19th and Edgehill avenues to remain open during the work, with periodic single-lane closures.
Feb. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt University is developing plans for a potential new university residence to serve as home to future chancellors and as a gathering space for the university community. The plans are part of Vanderbilt’s FutureVU land use framework and would represent a return to the historical tradition of Vanderbilt’s chancellors living on campus.
Feb. 3, 2020—The Transportation and Mobility Office has launched the MoveVU Commute Hub as a one-stop commuter information resource for the Vanderbilt community. The Commute Hub, which includes a new app and website that tracks users’ commuting behavior, allows Vanderbilt staff, faculty and students to better understand their commute options beyond driving alone.
Feb. 3, 2020—Line drilling in the West End Neighborhood is currently underway and expected to continue for approximately three months, and blasting for Residential College B is tentatively set to begin the week of Feb. 17.