Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.50
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date July 17, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Los Angeles
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.80 / 2.00 Carmen Gachupin
Director, Parking & Transportation Services
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:

Secured bicycle lockers are located at 4 different locations around the campus. Users must register for a bicycle locker to be issued a bike locker key.


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 racks are available within 50 ft from most academic buildings, including the Student Union and residential housing.


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?:
No

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

The main campus road has signage that read "Share The Road" with a bicycle image to warn drivers that the road can be shared with bicyclists.


Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
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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:

Reduced prices for transit passes are offered to students, faculty and staff. A free shuttle service is available Monday thru Thursday from 7 am to 10 pm. The shuttle transports members from the off-site parking lot to the campus.


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:

A taxi voucher is issued to the registered commuter when they need to go home, other location or return to their vehicle during an emergency or unplanned overtime. The voucher is given to the taxi driver as a form of payment and billed to the university. Bus tokens or Lyft vouchers are also available as an option.


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:

Preferential parking is offered to employee carpools during the hours of 7 am to 11 am, Monday thru Friday.


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:

Waive Car is a zero-emission carsharing program whereby hydrogen vehicles are made available to rent by the hour through a mobile app. There is no overnight rentals for these vehicles. Zip Car is also available for the campus community. This program is web-based and members can reserve a vehicle in advance from one-hour to 7 days. Vehicles are conveniently located to the Housing complex.


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:

There are 19, Level 2 electric vehicle charging units on campus at different parking locations conveniently located and accessible to students, faculty and staff.


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:

Condensed work schedules, as identified by union contract and approved by Human Resources Management are available to eligible staff.


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)?:
Yes

A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:

Quarterly events that include breakfast, drawings and giveaways are held to promote alternate modes of transportation and reward commuters.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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