The efforts aim to reduce the number of bike and e-scooter accidents on campus, according to university president Darryll Pines.
The new campaign aims to have a larger scope, focusing on pedestrian and micromobility safety, data collection and other priorities.
The department instead plans to continue evaluating the feasibility of bike lanes on campus before applying to the Student Facilities Fund.
Although there is more parking capacity than micromobility vehicles, students say they still struggle to find parking in certain parts of campus.
Some questioned VeoRide’s ability to respond when devices violate the forced parking mechanism and limit accessibility in the city.
There are currently more than 1,800 e-bikes and e-scooters registered with this university’s Department of Transportation Services.
On the tours, DOTS requires participants to wear a helmet and travel on roads and trails around campus to avoid sidewalks.
The goal is to find an outdoor charging solution that is not a fire hazard, won’t damage the scooters and will prevent scooter and charger theft, Quentin Hoglund said.
Veo scooters lack many safety features students should have access to.
On campus, the rideshare e-scooters and e-bikes are not operational from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.