Globally, transportation is the second-leading source of emissions behind energy use. There are many benefits to reducing transportation-related emissions including increased health and wellness, reduction of on-campus traffic congestion, and a decrease in air pollution. On campus, the Otter Cycle Center offers commuter and high-performance bicycle rentals for students of all abilities. There are also 2-4 Zipcars on campus, reducing the need for car ownership. Investing in sustainable transportation options will be critical to support campus growth and build community.
- Two roundabouts added reducing congestion and GHG emissions.
- Free boarding of any MST network buses, with service from San Jose to Big Sur (237,000 trips were taken during the 2018-2019 academic year).
- Approximately 115,000 rides taken on electric scooters during the 2018-19 academic year.
- CSUMB named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists in 2019.