Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.57
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Marcos
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Silvia Lopez
Commuter Programs Assitant
Parking and Commuter Services
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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:

N/A


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Zipcar is the contracted program on campus that may be used by CSUSM students, faculty, and staff. Two vehicles are located on the first floor of Parking Structure 1 and available 24/7.


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

Alternative fuel vehicles have designated parking spaces on a first come first serve basis. Vehicles must display an emblem stating that they are an alternative fuel vehicle. Reserved spaces are located throughout campus.


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:

CSUSM has 7 ChargePoint electrical vehicle charging units available 24/7 to campus community members as well as the general public.


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:

N/A


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:

Discounted Transit Cards: Students may purchase a discounted monthly transit pass for use throughout San Diego county.

Zipcar: CSUSM campus community may create an account free of charge for the first year and discounted $15/annual fee for the following years

Bicycle lockers: lockers are available to CSUSM campus community members for rent on a semester basis. This program allows safe keeping for those who wish to store their bikes while on campus.

Rental Bike Locks: if a campus community member forgets their bike lock, they can rent one from Parking and Commuter Services free of charge per day.

Carpool Parking Permits: reserved proximity parking is offered to those who wish to purchase a carpool parking permit and share with another campus community member.

Carpool Link: students can enter their information online to find a carpool partner and aid in sharing commute costs.

Carpool Board: students may post their commute information to aid in finding a carpool partner.

Vanpool: SANDAG provides a subsidy for a vanpool for our faculty/staff. On campus we offer a vanpool parking spot for a vanpool


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