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Earth Month: Alternative Transportation Week Contest is Closed

April 22-26 Winners Announced

 

Thanks to staff and students who participated in our Alternative Transportation contest. We had just about an even split between staff and students with most folks riding the bus and biking and walking were neck and neck as the second most popular options. We clocked in about 175.2 miles in alternative transportation for the week. Nice work! Congratulations to Sonya Foye, Felicia Cain, and Neil Hart, winners of our Alternative Transportation Contest! Each of these winners will receive a $50 gift card. Thanks for choosing an alternate form of transportation and let's keep on making choices that reduce our single-occupant vehicle use/miles.

 

Transportation options for students and employees

Bus pass (Community Transit)

 

Students:

To ride Community Transit buses, you now need an ORCA card. You can add ORCA bus pass benefits to your EdPass (college I.D.)

Costs:
$10 one-time fee for the new EdPass/ORCA card
$15 quarterly bus pass

Get it in three easy steps:

  1. Register for “ORCC,” the bus pass class, along with your other classes
  2. Pay for your classes (and bus pass) online or at the Cashier’s Office in Lynnwood Hall
  3. Get the new EdPass plus ORCA bus benefits at the bookstore. Bring your old EdPass, if you’ve got one. Your balance will be transferred to your new card.

Get your card early to avoid long lines. Questions? Call 425.640.1143. Go to www.edcc.edu/edpass

Staff and Faculty

Get three months for the price of one when they purchase a quarterly bus sticker for $45. Once your have your updated EdPass validation sticker, just go to the Cashier’s Office to purchase the bus sticker. And don’t worry about getting stuck at work if you have an emergency or unexpected late night. Community Transit offers college employees participating in the campus Commute Trip Reduction program a free guaranteed ride home taxi ride in those situations. Forms are available at Security or the College Store.

Parking

Parking is free, but limited, at Edmonds Community College. Allow time to find a parking space and consider using the less popular off-campus college parking lots. Students may park in any lot except those marked for staff (lots A, K, and P) or visitors and carpool spaces (in lot L). Tickets are issued for parking and vehicle violations. Parking enforcement hours are 6 a.m.-4 p.m., weekdays. To see the parking lots go to the Parking Map.

Parking stickers should be displayed on student vehicles. Parking remains free, and there is no cost for the stickers.

Carpool Permits

Students and employees traveling to Edmonds Community College in a vehicle with two or more people are eligible to sign up for a carpool-parking permit. There are two specially designated carpool parking areas, one located near Woodway Hall and Lynnwood Hall, and the other south of Snohomish Hall. The permits may be obtained each new quarter from the Security Office on a first-come, first-served basis. Carpool spaces are limited.

Transportation Coordinator

The college offers the services of a transportation coordinator to students and employees to answer general questions about bus routes, rideshare matching services, carpool information, or other transportation services that might help students commute to campus. For more information, call 425.640.1143.

Bike Lockers

Bike locker storage units are located on the west side of Brier Hall and in the Courtyard in the center of campus, and can be reserved on a quarterly basis. Cost: $15 per quarter. First-come, first served. To get a locker, go to the Cashier's Office in Lynnwood Hall. Then, bring your receipt to Security in Woodway Hall 214 to have your EdPass encoded with door lock access.

Alternative work schedules and tele-work options

Edmonds Community College makes provisions for alternative work schedules and tele-work options as allowed by the constraints of an employee's position and as approved by a supervisor.

 

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