C2M Reporter Vernon Miles

Cycling enthusiasts ride in sixth annual Bike to Mason Day

In case you hadn’t marked your calendars, April 23 was the annual Bike to Mason Day. The event is a six-year-old tradition celebrating George Mason University's cycling culture and encouraging more sustainable forms of transportation. Mason’s Office of Sustainability and Office of Parking and Transportation worked together to encourage students to seek out alternative ways of getting to and from campus.

Mason Police engage in crisis training

There was a hypothetical shooting last week at the George Mason Campus. This imaginary shooter opened fire in the concourse of the patriot center, no count of the wounded as yet. Police engaged the “shooter” and local Fire and Rescue squads immediately evacuated the victims to nearby hospitals.

Released security report reveals surprising statistics

George Mason University’s 2012 Annual Security Report detailed a surprising change in crime rates over the past three years.

The report covers on and off-campus housing in Fairfax as well as Prince William and Arlington.

Parking and traffic changes to begin with campus road construction

Parking at George Mason University will be more difficult between October 11 and 18 as the Virginia Department of Transportation mills and repaves University Drive from the Rappahannock River Deck to the baseball stadium near the Field House. There will be no parking allowed between Ox Road and Rapidan River Road, located near the West Campus lot.

GMU transportation makes changes to meet increased ridership

The George Mason University transportation office has made some recent changes to its service in order to accommodate an increase in riders.

The office expanded its Mason to Metro shuttle services and added eight charging stations for electric cars around the Fairfax and Arlington campuses.

Prince William campus constructing new student apartments and laboratory

While George Mason University’s Fairfax campus has been the focus of most of the school’s expansion and construction, development is well underway at the Prince William Campus on two new projects.

University to promote bicycling through new path and share program

George Mason University’s commitment to reducing its environmental impact and fostering a bicycling community on campus has led to a series of new projects, including a bike path that would stretch from the Fairfax campus to the Vienna-Fairfax-GMU Metro Station and a bike-sharing program on campus.