Did you know that 35% of Manitoba’s greenhouse gas emissions come from the transportation sector?
At Red River College we promote sustainable transportation alternatives to reduce the number of single occupancy vehicles coming to the campus.
Transit for Students
RRC students are eligible for a 20% reduction in monthly bus passes. Passes are available for purchase with a valid student ID at the Mercantile (Roblin Centre) and the Ox (NDC).
Remember to keep your bus passes and receipts in your sock drawer and submit for a refund during tax time. Find out more here.
Transit for Staff
As a result of Collective Bargaining, downtown employees are entitled to a 60% discount on monthly transit passes. Monthly passes are available for purchase two weeks before the beginning of each month at the Roblin Centre bookstore or online. Staff must present their staff card to purchase the pass. Find out more on the RRC Downtown Employee EcoPass by reading the 2013 EcoPass FAQ.
Did you know that it costs $8,000 annually to own and operate a car?
Carpooling for Students and Staff
Carpooling is a cost effective and sustainable way commuting to work and school.
RRC is one of nine Winnipeg employers who subscribes to carpool.ca. This online ride matching service is like internet dating for carpoolers.Finding a carpool partner is easy. Simply enter basic commute information like your home address and preferred commute times and you’ll be matched with a bunch of compatible carpoolers in your neck of the woods. Register here to start your carpool search!