Facilities management has electric carts and uses waste cooking oil for biodiesel mowers. The administration encourages students, faculty, and staff to use public transit by providing unlimited free rides on the metro system. There is also an online carpool list and the university participates in the NuRide carpool service. The campus shuttle system links the campus with off-site graduate student housing and nearby employment, shopping, and entertainment centers. Rice is partnered with a car-sharing program.