National Dump the Pump Day
Thursday, June 19
Thursday, June 19, is National Dump the Pump Day, and Parking and Transportation Services and Capital Metro encourages you to be an Ozone Action Hero and leave your car at home. As a faculty, staff, or student of the university, you can ride Capital Metro (MetroBus, MetroRail, and MetroExpress) for free by simply swiping your UT ID upon boarding. Walking, biking, or riding public transportation instead of driving is the single most effective way to reduce your carbon footprint and improve our region's air quality. In fact it's the number one heroic ozone action identified by the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. If you are new to transit service, let Cap Metro plan your trip for you by using the online trip planner online trip planner.