University Sustainability

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The library traffic circle is one of the main hubs for AppalCart on campus. AppalCart is a free service, with routes all over Boone and campus. The shelter is outfitted with a 27-panel photovoltaic system.
The library traffic circle is one of the main hubs for AppalCart on campus. AppalCart is a free service, with routes all over Boone and campus. The shelter is outfitted with a 27-panel photovoltaic system.

Transportation

There are many transportation options on campus and around Boone besides taking a personal vehicle. If you choose to drive your own, please consider joining the Carbon Neutral Commuter program to offset carbon emissions.

Biking

Free bike registration system on campus to protect cyclists and their bikes.

BikeApp

Bike Repair stations, pumps, and racks

Campus Helmet policy

Boone Community Bicycle Collective

Mass transit

AppalCart - Boone’s free bus system.

EV chargers

There are 5 EV charging stations on campus, 4 of which are solar powered (grid tied). With a valid campus parking permit, charging is currently free.

Ridesharing

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Ridesharing on Campus

Mountaineer Safe Ride

The University also supports a campus escort service, Mountaineer Safe Ride, operated by the Parking and Traffic Department. Students who need a safety escort to or from any campus owned building or parking lot can call 262-RIDE between 9:45 P.M. and 2:45 A.M., 7 days per week (excluding University holidays and both summer sessions).

Visit APD's website for more information.

Hickory Hop

https://www.hickoryhop.com/routes/

Airport Shuttle

Charlotte – Hickory – Boone/Blowing Rock

Sunway Charters Bus Service (Triad and Charlotte)

Sunway Charters operates the bus routes that run to and from Boone to Winston-Salem and Charlotte. You can find more information in the "Daily Line Runs" section of their website or by telephone at 336-767-1511 (East to West) and 704-348-1200 (North to South).

Other resources:

Boone Cyclo-Via

Cycling

Mountain Biking