Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.06
Liaison Jennifer Palilonis
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Ball State University
Tier2-11: Prohibiting Idling

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Sue Weller
Director
Facilities Business Services & Transportation
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Has the institution adopted a policy prohibiting idling?:
Yes

A brief description of the policy:

The university transportation has a guiding document that addresses idling time for motor pool users, which state that "vehicles are not to be left idling" and drivers are to "turn off the engine before exiting the vehicle." Likewise, the university's bus driver handbook, under Section III - Operating Procedures, diesel buses are required to "shut down during breaks, lunches, and layovers lasting longer than five minutes", expect in extremely cold weather.


The website URL where information about the policy is available:
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