Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Tanya Jagdish
Submission Date March 5, 2021
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Albion College
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Mark Frever
Director of Grounds
Facilities
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Does the institution provide secure bicycle storage (not including office space), shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the facilities for bicycle commuters:

Bikes are locked outside the Kellogg Center, the campus' central hub, and anyone wishing to rent a bike can do so with their ID at the front desk.


Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking for all occupied buildings and makes long-term bicycle storage available for students who live on-site (if applicable)?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:

Bicycle parking and storage facilites are prefrabricated outdoor racks.


Does the institution have a bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy (or adhere to a local community plan/policy) that sets standards and practices for campus streets to enable safe access for all users?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy:

Bicycle friendly maps are located around campus to show routes to campus and community features.


Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:

Nine bikes are available for students and faculty, free of charge, and are checked out at the Kellogg Center front desk using an Albion1Card. The goal of the bike project is to decrease student driving on and around campus. The bikes can be checked out for 24 hours at a time, and can be used for running errands around town or simply for a relaxing afternoon bike ride. Maps are available to suggest areas of interest and bike trails.


Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the mass transit programs:

Movie and shopping shuttles are provided every weekend on Saturdays at 9pm and at 10 am on Sundays.


Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:
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Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
No

A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:
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Does the institution participate in a car sharing program, such as a commercial car-sharing program, one administered by the institution, or one administered by a regional organization?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Albion College does not offer car sharing program, but vans are provided, by request, to authorized drivers who are willing to transport groups and organizations for events.


Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:

Charges the Chevy Volt and other compatable electric vehicles


Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
No

A brief description of the telecommuting program:
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Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
No

A brief description of the condensed work week option:
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Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
No

A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:
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Does the institution employ other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting (e.g. preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles, cash-out of parking programs)?:
No

A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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