Tools and resources

MSK 511 Rideshare Portal

  • Exemplary Document
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Transportation
  • Presentation
This resource is a screenshot of the portal to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Rideshare matching service, a collaboration of MSK and 511NY, the New York State Department of Transportation’s travel service. The service aims to assist employees who are looking to be a "greener" commuter, save money, or get to work when their regular commute is interrupted.

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Nissan LEAF Sept 30

  • Transportation
  • Exemplary Document
  • UCSF
  • Poster
Exemplary document of a promotional offering to UCSF students, faculty, and staff on the purchase of a Nissan LEAF. Qualified individuals can receive up to $20,000 off.

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EPP Criteria for Autos

  • Transportation
  • Fleet Vehicles
  • Policy
  • Purchasing
Memo from the State of California informing its agencies that solar reflective colors (white, silver metallic and gold metallic) are now mandatory to order on all light-duty passenger vehicles unless specifically exempted. Studies have shown that darker colors can raise a vehicle’s cabin temperature significantly, thereby requiring greater use of the air conditioning system and increasing fuel…

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Transportation checklist

  • Transportation
  • Fleet Vehicles
  • Toolkit
  • Checklist
(Transportation toolkit) The following checklist is an accumulation of transportation strategies gathered during a review of best transportation practices among Practice Greenhealth members, and via online, publicly sourced literature review. Practice Greenhealth would like to acknowledge and thank these organizations for sharing those resources. The checklist has been designed to provide a quick…

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Advocate FAQs - Courier Stop Changes v.2

  • Transportation
  • Exemplary Document
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Communications
  • Policy
As part of the ongoing efforts to improve operational standardization and to decrease operating costs, Advocate will be reducing the number of courier stops, and in some instances, changing stop times at sites across the system. This change will result in significant savings, and it extends Advocate’s commitment to environmental stewardship by reducing its carbon footprint. This action will…

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Transportation definitions

  • Transportation
  • Toolkit
  • Definitions
(Transportation toolkit) Definitions of terms used to describe transportation considerations including fuel-efficient transport, renewable energy options, and terms common to the transportation supply chain. 

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Ambulance Engine Idle Reduction

  • Transportation
  • Exemplary Document
Medidock provides an alternative to idling the ambulance on the hospital campus, generating power for key ambulance needs at a lower cost than running the engine.

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UH Celebrate 2016 Sustainable Transportation

  • Poster
  • Exemplary Document
  • Transportation
  • University Hospitals
University Hospital poster for 2016: The Year of Sustainable Transportation event

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Transportation UCSF 2016

  • Transportation
  • Exemplary Document
  • UCSF
  • Employee Benefit
University of California San Francisco employee benefits include discounts on solar for the home and on the purchase of a Nissan LEAF.  

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UH Bikes Press Release July 2016

  • Exemplary Document
  • Transportation
  • University Hospitals
  • Toolkit
This is a press release from University Hospitals about the 2016 pre-launch roll out of a bike share system they sponsor in Cleveland and Cuyahoga counties in Ohio. “Biking is healthy, active and highly social – in short, a great way to help create more livable and connected communities, both for residents and visitors,” said Sarah O’Keeffe, Sustainability Manager. “UHBikes directly aligns with…

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