Graceland University adopts car-sharing program


U-Haul car-sharing vehicle, like the one at Graceland University. Photo by davereid2, Flickr.

Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa is adding a car sharing service to their campus.

Many schools around Iowa have initiated car-sharing programs, including the University of Iowa and Iowa State University.

With these programs, one or more cars are parked on campus and can be accessed for various length of time by members of the car-sharing service.

These car-sharing programs help the environment by limiting the need for students to bring their cars to school with them.

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On the Radio: Car-sharing helps reduce Iowa’s fuel consumption


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Listen to this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below. This week’s episode focuses on the benefits of cycling in Iowa.

Car-sharing services are popping up across Iowa to offer transportation flexibility while helping the environment.

This is the Iowa Environmental Focus.

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