Category Archives: biking

City of Chicago Surpasses Mayor Emanuel’s Goal of Installing 100 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes, Commits to More

Reprinted from the Nov 2015 issue of the City of Chicago Sustainability Newsletter: On October 9th, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the City of Chicago has surpassed its goal of installing 100 miles of protected bike lanes, completing 103 miles … Continue reading

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Building the Field Museum: SUST Major Laura Miller Hill Reports on Her Summer Sustainability Internship

During the summer of 2015, several Roosevelt University students majoring in Sustainability Studies did internships or pursued study abroad opportunities in various locales around the world, from Chicago to Hawaii and from Schaumburg to Scandinavia. We’re posting their reports from the field on their activities, … Continue reading

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Bike2Campus Week 2015 at RU, Oct 9-16

October 9-16, 2015, marks the third round of Bike2Campus week in Chicago! Eleven Chicagoland colleges and universities, including Roosevelt, will participate in this weeklong event. Previously held in the spring, Bike2Campus week has now been moved to fall in hopes of better … Continue reading

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New Report Finds that a Transition to Low-carbon Cities Could Save US$17-22 Trillion Dollars

New report “upends the notion that it is too expensive to do anything about climate change – or that such efforts would make little real difference” Continue reading

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Roosevelt’s 2015 Bike2Campus Winners

One of the key events of Earth Week at Roosevelt this past April was Bike2Campus, a multi-university effort to promote cycling in Chicago. All students, faculty, and staff were encouraged to participate by biking to campus — whether directly or … Continue reading

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It’s Here! Get Involved with Earth Week 2015 at Roosevelt University, April 20-24

It’s Earth Week / Bike2Campus Week at Roosevelt University in Chicago and Schaumburg! All week from April 20 through 24, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to get involved in many sustainability-related events, track your sustainability efforts, and take a … Continue reading

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Big Plans to Go Green for Earth Week 2015 at Roosevelt University, April 20-24

Earth Week / Bike2Campus Week is coming up at Roosevelt University in Chicago and Schaumburg! All week from April 20 through 24, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to get involved in many sustainability-related events. Get On Your Bikes! Students, … Continue reading

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