Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.37
Liaison Calandra Lake
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

College of William & Mary
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.80 / 2.00 Bill Horacio
Director Parking & Transportation
Parking Services
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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:

The campus Recreation Center, open to all faculty, staff and students, has showers, lockers and secure bicycle racks, as does Adair. School of Business has bicycle racks, locker and shower facilities specifically for cyclists.


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 can be found near all occupied buildings. Long-term storage available through the year at One Tribe Place through the Parking Services department.


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:
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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:

Parking Services maintains a free bike sharing program where students can check-out a bike, lock and helmet. This is often used when students are in a bicycle class or part of a group ride, but is available to any student. They began with 25 bikes and now up to 40.


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:

A student fee covers the cost of students riding the campus bus route, WATA, a system in partnership with the local municipality. This partnership also provides the added value of all W&M students receiving discounted bus fair on any other WATA bus routes.


Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:
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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:

W&M offers preferential parking for carpoolers and offers a reduced carpool fee, up to 3 individuals can register under a single decal for a single cost.


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:

The Zip-car program has 4 cars on campus that are used 42% of the time.


Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
No

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
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Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
Yes

A brief description of the telecommuting program:

Employees are allowed to telework with prior permission and a signed telework agreement.
http://www.wm.edu/offices/hr/documents/forms/wm_telecommuting_performance_management_and_expectations_guide.pdf


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:

Agencies are encouraged to implement schedules that differ from the standard workweek provided such schedules do not impede efficiency of agency operations or increase agency overtime liability. Agencies are encouraged to allow alternate work schedules to facilitate or reduce employees’ commuting time. Agencies may contact the Department of Human Resource Management for guidance or assistance in implementing alternative work schedules. Assignment to an alternative work schedule does not affect the total number of hours an employee is scheduled to work.
http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/docs/default-source/hrpolicy/pol1_25hoursofwork.pdf?sfvrsn=2


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:

Designated fuel efficient vehicle and zip-car parking are preferentially and conveniently located close to buildings. Locations are Recreation Center, Compton Lot, School of Business and School of Education.


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