Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.79
Liaison Courtney Stoner
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

American University
OP-15: Campus Fleet

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.31 / 1.00 Courtney Stoner
Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of vehicles in the institution’s fleet:
100

Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are:
Number of Vehicles
Gasoline-only 62
Diesel-only 7
Gasoline-electric hybrid 1
Diesel-electric hybrid 0
Plug-in hybrid 1
100 percent electric 9
Fueled with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) 0
Hydrogen fueled 0
Fueled with B20 or higher biofuel 10
Fueled with locally produced, low-level biofuel 10

Do the figures reported above include leased vehicles?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s efforts to support alternative fuel and power technology in its motorized fleet:

When purchasing new vehicles American University Fleet Management explores the option of alternative vehicles in the following order: electric, hybrid, biodiesel, flex fuel, and lighter, more fuel efficient vehicles. Additionally, American University continues to fuel its diesel powered shuttle fleet with B-20 biodiesel.


Website URL where information about the institution’s motorized fleet is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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American University switched its buses to B20 biodiesel in March of 2013.

Fleet numbers from shuttle operations and maintenance manager.

90 vehicles (buses, trucks, vans), 6 all terrain vehicles-ATV, & 4 tractors.

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