What do you feel is the most important thing for Dr. Warner's UNCC Spring 2024 class to learn more about?

In the idea board below, please answer the question above, and then review all the ideas and vote them up or down (or leave alone if you don’t have an opinion one way or another). If you have more than one idea, add them all separately.

  • 6
    Campus shuttle
    4 months agoopen2
    We could establish a campus shuttle to Amtrak and the airport. There's no direct connection from either station to the light rail, so a lot of students will take rideshares. A campus shuttle could be ... Read more...
  • 5
    App To Track Steps
    4 months agoopen0
    I think creating some sort of app for UNCC students to track their steps and giving a reward for the most steps would help to encourage walking rather than transportation.
  • 5
    Campus Step Incentive Program: Reduce Emissions /Stay Healthy
    4 months agoopen0
    I suggest initiating an incentive program to address the traffic congestion on our school campus, which I believe is partly caused by students moving between different areas. The idea is for students ... Read more...
  • 2
    Sustain Charlotte
    4 months agoopen0
    Sustain Charlotte is a nonprofit, that advocates about how to improve sustainability in our area. They work with community leaders and advocate for more transit options and improve public transit opt... Read more...
  • 2
    Green Transportation Voucher
    4 months agoopen0
    The green transportation voucher would incentivize the adoption of electric bicycles for short-distance commuting and errands. It would encourage individuals to switch from using conventional gas-powe... Read more...
  • 1
    Lightrail punchcard
    4 months agoopen0
    This would be an adventure map paired with a punch card for each destination a person goes to, while only utilizing the lightrail or other public transportation to get there. This would encourage the ... Read more...
  • 1
    Increase in Virtual Opportunities
    4 months agoopen0
    With more and more opportunities becoming tech savvy I think if there were a system implaced to keep us individuals from traveling so often it'd be beneficial.
  • 1
    Solar Power Charging Stations Outside
    4 months agoopen0
    They have these at a park in my hometown and I think that if people were to know that they have these available outside then they would be more likely to walk or not be inside all the time. Also, sola... Read more...
  • 1
    Walking club/group
    4 months agoopen0
    I think if we create an organized walking club on campus that would be great. It could encourage students and faculties to walk more on campus especially as a group.
  • 1
    Incentivize carpooling
    4 months agoopen0
    Incentivize carpooling by offering specialized/convenient parking spaces to those who carpool. This way students are happy with fewer walking times, and fewer cars are driving around campus.
  • 1
    Removing the E-bike and Scooter rentals, replacing them with regular bikes available for little to no cost.
    4 months agoopen0
    While the scooters and e-bikes around campus seem to be popular, there have also been a lot of issues come up with the company and everything. and I think it would be a cool initiative to replace thes... Read more...
  • 1
    Carpooling
    4 months agoopen0
    Promoting carpooling, and providing students with ways to meet other students interested in carpooling would help the environment and help students transportation costs.
  • 1
    More Scooters
    4 months agoopen0
    I think people already don't enjoy parking on campus, so if we add more scooters on and around campus, students could utilize them more.
  • 1
    Commuter shuttles
    4 months agoopen0
    Since UNCC is a big commuter school I think it would be beneficial to target off campus transportation. There are a few close off campus apartment complexes that do have a shuttle but it may only drop... Read more...
  • 1
    Renewable energy powered charging stations for phones
    4 months agoopen0
    How it aligns with bigger climate goals/vision: Implementing renewable energy-powered charging stations directly contributes to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation... Read more...
  • 1
    Walking/public transport challenge
    4 months agoopen0
    We could create a challenge on campus to incentivize students to either walk or use public transport to get to their classes and other on-campus events. Incentives could include dining coupons/cash, m... Read more...
  • 1
    Example (Your Target Action)
    4 months agoopen0
    Explain how this target action would help move towards the bigger climate goals/vision. Briefly describe what a project would look like that would get people to take or do the target action you ide... Read more...
  • 0
    Free Bike/Scooter rentals
    4 months agoopen1
    We could do one day of month or semester where bikes and scooter rentals are free. This way students would be able to try them out for free and hopefully use them more often.
  • 0
    Apartment buses to campus
    4 months agoopen0
    I know a couple apartments have little buses that takes residents to school and back. We can maybe expand this idea to the off-campus housing that don't do this. The goal here is to have less people d... Read more...