Transportation Services is responsible for administration of the University fleet of 270 diverse vehicles and for the coordination of the special transportation needs of the University community.
Western Michigan University is committed to advancing responsible environmental stewardship. One way of doing this is by reducing pollution and conserving fuel. It is expected that all University vehicles will be turned off if they are idle for more than five minutes.
There are times when diesel powered engines may be exempt from this policy, such as when temperatures or special situations require them to stay on longer. This will be an infrequent event and should be the exception rather than the rule.