Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Jenny Isler
Submission Date March 1, 2021

STARS v2.2

Clark University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Jenny Isler
Director of Sustainability
Physical Plant / 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:

Cycles of Change, Clark's student-run bike share program, is open to all students, faculty and staff at no charge; there are 345 members or 15% of the student body. Up to 20 donated or rebuilt bikes are available for day or hourly use. Additional bikes are being assembled from parts.Since many students have their own bikes on campus, Cycles of Change also offers bike repair clinics and free bike repair service at their new shop. We also partner with a local' earn a bike' program wherein service earns points toward a bike purchase.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

ZipCars are on campus and available to all registered members of the Clark community.


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

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

EV charging stations (with EV parking only) are in preferable parking spots in three locations. Hybrid and low emission only vehicle parking hold the preferable spots in the ASEC parking lot.


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:

The 3 on-campus EV charging stations are dual-port, Columb brand, on the Chargepoint America sytem.


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:

Human Resources has an Owner Occupancy Incentive program in which the university supports a down payment and subsequent assistance on a house or apartment within the contiguous neighborhood.


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:

Student Council sponsors busses to Boston on the weekends and regular buses from campus to the train station in Worcester. Van service runs every day from 4 pm to stores, post office and other useful locations, as well as door-to door for students living off campus. We have a no-idling policy for vendor and visiting athletic vehicles.


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