Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.15
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2021

STARS v2.2

California State University, Monterey Bay
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Matthew McCluney
Sr. Campus Planner
Campus Planning and Development
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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:

CSUMB contracted with Spin beginning in January 2020 to provide an electric scooter-share program on campus. Approximately 200+ scooters were available 24/7, anywhere on campus, to all students, faculty and staff for a low price. In addition, the Otter Cycle Center is a student-run program providing students access to multi-geared road and mountain bikes on a semester loan basis. More than 60 rental bikes are currently available, with participation levels at or near 100% every semester.


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

4 Zipcars are currently available in 2 separate locations. The program offers increased mobility to campus community members throughout the region and wherever Zipcar does business.


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
No

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

Bicycle and pedestrian planning is centrally integrated into the Campus Master Plan. Maps of routes and proposed routes, including the closing of several internal campus roads to private automobiles.


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:

Six Level 2 EV charging stations are available to campus residents, commuters and visitors, with 12 parking spaces designated EV charging only.


Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:

There are 516 on-campus units (66 for sale and 450 rental) are available through the CSUMB Employee Housing, Inc. program on East Campus.


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:

An annual campuswide Fall Travel Survey includes information on transportation programs and incentives for completing the survey. A Transportation Expo tabling event occurs during the first few days of the Fall semester to educate the campus on alternative modes of transportation by inviting program managers and vendors on campus. At the start of the Spring semester the campus hosts an open house event to collect feedback on transit service.


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