>>CHIP: I’m Chip Nolen, I work at the Transportation
and Parking Services office at U-C-O. We help students get to, from, and around campus.
U-C-O has some great alternative transportation programs. Take a look.>>If you’re a student, faculty or staff member
at U-C-O, you can Bum-A-Bike. The Bum-A-Bike Program allows you to check out a bike for
free for up to two weeks. It’s a great way to save on gas and get around campus or ltown.
Here’s where you can check out the bikes. It’s the on-campus Cycology Bike Maintenance
Shop. If youuse your own bike to get around campus and it breaks down. You can get it
repaired right here at reasonable rates. It’s convenient and our way of encouraging more
people to ride bikes.>>From bikes, to buses.>>U-C-O has BronchoLink. The university partners
with the City of Edmond to provide this free bus service. Apartment complexes located near
campus are on the BronchoLink route. It circles U-C-O every weekday from seven in the morning
until six at night. Citylinkedmond-DOT-COM has a posting of specific routes and schedules.>>This next program is a good way for those
who need a car for jus a while. It’s called Connect By Hertz. Anyone with a U-C-O I-D
and is at least 18 years old can rent a vehicle from Hertz. The vehicle can be rented by the
hour or by the day. Gas and insurance are included in the rate. The rate is reasonable,
as little as eight dollors an hour. This web site will give you more details. This car
rental program allows students to run errands or to get away for the weekend.>>For those with vehicles, consider carpooling.
By carpooling you can park for free and you know you’ll always get a parking spot. Here’s
how. Carpool, which means riding in a vehicle with two people or more. You’ll be able to
park for free in the visitor’s lot that’s directly across from the Nigh University Center
which is at the heart of campus.>>As you can see, we have some great alternative
transportation programs here at U-C-O. YOu can learn more about them by going to U-C-O