Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.02
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date July 21, 2021

STARS v2.2

Dalhousie University
IN-3: Bicycle Friendly University

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 KAREINA D'SOUZA
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Is the institution currently recognized by one of the following bicycle-friendly recognition programs?:
Yes or No
League of American Bicyclists: Bicycle Friendly University No
Mouvement Velosympathique (Quebec) No
Share the Road (Canada) No
Cycle Friendly Employer (CFE-UK) No
An equivalent third party certification program for cycling infrastructure and support Yes

Which of the following best describes the institution’s bicycle-friendly recognition level?:
Highest achievable level

Documentation affirming the bicycle-friendly recognition:
Website URL affirming the bicycle-friendly recognition:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Dalhousie has documents, infrastructure and programs that support active transportation and cycling as a means of commuting. Dalhousie has worked with local hospitals (IWK and Capital Health) and Saint Mary’s University to develop an Institutional Cycling Master Plan. There is a protected bike lane pilot program running along University Avenue across Dalhousie's Studley and Carleton campuses. Buildings have end of trip facilities, such as lockers and showers, and there are over 1050 bike parking spots on Dalhousie campuses combined. Dalhousie offers a bike free loan program to all students staff and faculty with bike repair stations around campus.

https://www.dal.ca/content/dam/dalhousie/pdf/dept/sustainability/BikewaysPlan_20July2012.pdf

https://www.dal.ca/dept/sustainability/smart-trip/active-transport/BikeLoan.html

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