Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Haley Randell
Submission Date May 30, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Austin Peay State University
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Michael Kasitz
Director of Public Safety
Public Safety
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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:

Scattered around campus are bicycle racks for riders to secure their bicycles to, if they choose to ride. The Foy Recreation Center, which employees are provided a free membership, has shower facilities and lockers available if employees choose to use those services.


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:

All bike racks are available to use to all who wish, both long and short term.


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:

The Police Department has begun preliminary talks regarding bike lanes; however, this will require the removal of on-street parking.


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:

As part of the university’s Parking & Transportation Master Plan, there is a section on a bicycle sharing program. The plan was completed in Spring 2016 and has been prioritized. Parts of the plan are being implemented and a bike sharing program will be in phase 2 or phase 3 of the implementation plan.


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:

As part of the campus access fee, students get use of the free Peay Pickup campus shuttle, as well as free city-wide busing through Clarksville Transit System.


Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:

This is part of the Parking & Transportation plan and will be included in implementation phase 2 or phase 3.


Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
Yes

A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:

This is part of the Parking & Transportation plan and will be included in implementation phase 2 or phase 3.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

We have an agreement with Enterprise rent-a-car regarding this. – This is part of the Parking & Transportation plan and will be included in implementation phase 2 or phase 3.


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:

We have one Level 2 and one Level 3 charger in the 9th Street Lot that is free of charge to any user.


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)?:
Yes

A brief description of the condensed work week option:

In July 2017, the Police Department changed to working four days per week for 24 employees.


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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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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