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Encouraging Students To Drive Less

SOU Center For Sustainability

College campuses can be fun for walking, but driving… that's another matter. 

Streets clog easily, and parking can be tricky to find, at least free parking. 

Which is why Southern Oregon University just started a Drive Less Connectprogram. 

The general approach is to convince students to find ways to get to campus that do not involve private vehicles. 

We hear from the local transit agency and a campus coordinator. 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.