March 1, 2015 - 5:04pm
Using Zimride, the challenge was created in hopes that more people will consider sustainable commuting practices.

The Campus Commuter Challenge will allow all Syracuse students, faculty and staff to earn points for every commute in which they don’t drive alone and enter for a chance to win a $50 MasterCard gift card. 

May 29, 2012 - 9:34pm
In relation to the total population of the four largest cities in the state of New York, Syracuse has the largest percentage of people who use bicycles to move around the city.

Disconnected bike paths, lack of signals and street construction are common for Syracuse, but this doesn’t discourage its dwellers from using their bikes to move around the city.

Syracuse narrowly beat Rochester, N.Y., in 2010 for having the highest percentage of commuters that use bikes in the state, according to the data compiled by the League of American Bicyclists.