Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.20
Liaison Denice Koljonen
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2022

STARS v2.2

Boston College
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Bruce Dixon
Sustainability and Energy Specialist
Facilities
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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:

BC offers an internal bike share program overseen by BC students for BC students. Students who attend a safety training are qualified to loan out a bicycle for a three day period at no cost. Keys are checked out from the Library on campus.


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:
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Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

There is designated EV Charging station on the second level near the stairwell of the Commonwealth Ave. garage and in front of our Alumni center.


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:

Boston College provides 2 EV charging stations located on two campuses.


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:

Boston College is on the border of the cities of Boston, Newton and Chestnut Hill. All of these areas have very expensive real estate. As much as people would like to live closer to campus, it's not always realistic.


Does the institution have other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting?:
Yes

A brief description of other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting:

Boston College students and employees enjoy access to the University's bus shuttle services.

Eagle Escort Services provides safety services for all members of the Boston College community traveling in and around campus. The service aids students with transportation to our four campuses for their work-study employment as well as disabled students who need assistance.

https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/sites/campus-safety/Boston-College-Police-Department/Services.html


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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