In the university\u2019s early days, Jane Stanford banned cars from campus. The ban was lifted in 1914. In the late 1980s, the university began offering incentives for people to find alternative ways of commuting. Today, Stanford researchers are building solar cars for sustainable future options. Right: <a href="http:\/\/solarcar.stanford.edu" target="_blank">Luminos<\/a>, the solar car built to compete in the 2013 World Solar Challenge.