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Bicycle and Electric Bicycle Sharing Pilot Program University of Tennessee Campus. CE 558/PS555 - Transportation Planning April 29, 2010. Christopher Cherry Assistant Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Tennessee-Knoxville email: cherry@utk.edu phone: 865-974-7710

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bicycle and electric bicycle sharing pilot program university of tennessee campus
Bicycle and Electric Bicycle Sharing Pilot ProgramUniversity of Tennessee Campus
  • CE 558/PS555 - Transportation Planning
  • April 29, 2010

Christopher Cherry

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

email: cherry@utk.edu

phone: 865-974-7710

mobile: 865-684-8106

http://web.utk.edu/~cherry

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Fall 2007 - The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Signed the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)

Participation in the National RecycleMania Competition

Subsidization of Public Transportation for UT Students

Completion of a Carbon Inventory

Create a Plan for Going “Carbon Neutral.”

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April 22, 2010 - Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek Calls for Campus-Wide Support of the UT Knoxville Climate Action Plan

maintaining and enhancing UT Knoxville’s place as a national leader in campus sustainability is one of the strategic goals for our campus

this plan is at the heart of that effort.

One step in the commitment is to implement a plan by which the campus will become climate neutral

series of progressive steps over the coming decades

target of total climate neutrality by the year 2061.

Facilities Services Department has shown strong leadership of our sustainability efforts.

No single department can meet this goal alone.

provide alternatives to single occupant vehicles
Provide Alternatives to Single Occupant Vehicles

Project A6: Reduce SOV commuting miles per year to 25% below FY 07-08 levels

This project would use a combination of policies and programs to encourage alternatives to single occupant vehicle (SOV) commuting among UT Knoxville faculty, staff and students.

Goal - 25 percent reduction in SOV commuting by FY 20-21.

•Because project relies on behavioral changes, assume it would need to be phased in over several years.

e bikes and bike sharing
E-bikes and Bike-Sharing

The marriage of two great cutting edge technologies

Overcomes Cost of Ownership and Hills!

e bike share proof of concept on ut campus
E-bike Share Proof of Concept on UT Campus
  • Small Scale Project to Test Technology and Market
    • Three goals: research, education, and service
    • Small ARRA grant for equipment
    • Teaming with Currie Technologies for e-bikes
    • Building customized station, kiosk, and recharging infrastructure
    • Teaming with Ag-Biosystems Engineering (Stacey Worley and David Smith)
    • Bikes will be fully equipped with sensors
    • This class helping with many of the components
presentation introduction
Presentation Introduction
  • Team 1: Demand Analysis (12:30-1:00)
  • Team 2: Station Design (1:00-1:30)
  • Team 3: Bike Infrastructure Requirements for Larger Scale Deployment (1:30-2:00)

Class materials will be on

http://web.utk.edu/~cherry/Site/CE558.html