Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.21
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date Sept. 19, 2022

STARS v2.2

Denison University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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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:
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Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Denison has partnered with Enterprise to offer a car share program on campus. The program currently had two vehicles and over 125 members in 2019-2020. The program was suspended during COVID and was re-established for the 2022-2023 academic year.


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

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

As part of some of the LEED construction on campus, we have numerous areas with preferential parking for fuel-efficient vehicles. In addition EV chargers are located in prime parking spots and are free to use for employees, students, and guests of the college.


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:

Denison has six EV charging spaces on campus and an additional two spaces at the Granville Inn which it owns and operates. These are available to employees and guests of the college. Two of the chargers are available to students.


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:

Denison has a mortgage guarantee program for all general faculty. Through the program, Denison will back any mortgage made on a house that is purchased within Licking County (the county where Denison is located).

Denison also rents a number of houses and apartments located next to or near campus. These apartments and houses are generally rented at rates below that of private rentals in town. Most new and/or visiting faculty are given first priority for these rentals.


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?:
No

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