RIT students, alumni, faculty and staff now have a green alternative to driving or taking the campus shuttle: they can rent electric bicycles. Riders participating in a pilot study starting this month will offer feedback before the formal launch of the fleet is held in the spring. RIT is believed to be one of the first campuses in the country to offer electric bicycle rentals. The bikes were built as a result of an NTID Innovation Grant, and several RIT/NTID students earned co-op credit for designing and building the bikes. More.