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How do you get around? Take the Transit Survey and Enter to win a free Ipad!!!

Hello UT, Transit Services wants to hear your opinion! No matter where you live the questions on this survey apply to you. We want to hear what you think on the transportation topics that affect you. How do you get to campus? What can be done to improve your commute? Do you want a bike share? Would you like parking incentives if you ride a bike or walk to campus? All of these topics and more are covered.

Now is the time to log into your myut portal and take the Transit Services and Bike Survey on the left hand side of your screen. It will take less than 3 minutes to share your opinion and shape transportation at UT.

We need to hear your voice! …and don’t forget to enter for a chance to win a free Ipad 2!

is a UT graduate, completing a B.S. of Science in exercise science with a concentration of athletic training in 2004. Once she became certified as an athletic trainer, she worked as a corporate wellness manager in the automotive industry. As part of her job, she served as a mediator between the United Auto Workers and management to ensure the health and safety of factory workers. Through her work, she learned that people have a vested interest in health and wellness but find the barriers to living a healthful life insurmountable. Her interactions with the people she encountered inspired her to find ways to reduce environmental barriers to health. She returned to school and studied active living while taking classes towards a M.A. in recreation where she became interested in the links between environmental sustainability, public health, and land-use policy. This interest ultimately led her to the PhD program in spatially integrated social sciences at UT. Her research interests include active living, storm water management, and epidemiology. She is passionate about empowering community members to use scientific findings for advocacy which results in the betterment of their neighborhoods. When she completes her PhD she hopes to work at the federal level on policy issues pertaining to health and environmental sustainability.
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The University of Toledo’s SEED Initiative, housed within but not limited to Facilities & Construction, focuses on Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, and Design to ensure the University is operating in a manner that betters our neighbors, economy, and planet. Through environmental sustainability projects, energy conservation measures, innovative building renovation and design, and a comprehensive educational campaign, SEED commits itself to leaving behind a better planet than when we started.

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