Program for the 2015 PDI

Monday, January 12th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Live Outside Fort Collins - Vanpool to CSU
Presenters:
Aaron Fodge,Amanda Fitzpatrick,VanGo
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Monday, January 12th 2015
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
322 LSC
Description:
Tired of your long commute to CSU from outside Fort Collins? Is the cost of driving causing your to re-think how you travel to the CSU? This collaborative session will discuss vanpooling as a cost-saving, stress-saving commute to the University. If you live outside Fort Collins, please come to this session to learn about vanpools forming from your hometown to help you save money while someone else takes care of the driving you home.
Goals and Target Audience:
Employees seeking to commute to CSU without their personal vehicle. Employees seeking to save money on their commute to CSU.

2:15 PM

Session Title:
Campus on a Carbon Diet - Annual Update of CSU Carbon Emissions
Presenters:
Stacey Baumgarn,Carol Dollard
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Monday, January 12th 2015
Start Time:
2:15 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
308 LSC
Description:
Colorado State has made an ambitious goal to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the university to zero by the year 2050. This session will provide an update on the strategies in place to achieve that goal and the progress made to date. We will focus on the areas and devices the university has control over and, discuss the largest opportunities for reducing our carbon footprint. Remember, the university's footprint is actually made up of our individual contributions so we will explore specific measures that each of us can embrace to reduce our individual impact. Please join us!
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty, staff, and students should all be interested in how their work here at the university impacts the environment. The goal is to keep the university community informed on progress toward reducing GHG emissions, and how each of us can help.

Wednesday, January 14th

8:30 AM

Session Title:
Travel Training - Commuting by Transit and Bicycle to CSU
Presenters:
Aaron Fodge,Amanda Fitzpatrick,TransFort
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Wednesday, January 14th 2015
Start Time:
8:30 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
322 LSC
Description:
Are you on the fence about trying transit? Worried about sweating on your bike ride to work? This session will discuss the new transit and bicycle commuting options to Colorado State University. This interactive session will include personalized travel training and route finding to CSU.
Goals and Target Audience:
Employees seeking to commute to CSU without their personal vehicle. Employees seeking to save money on their commute to CSU. Employees concerned about safety when riding transit or riding a bicycle to work.