Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.73
Liaison Lindsey Lyons
Submission Date June 13, 2011
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Dickinson College
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Daniel Webster
Sustainability Projects Coordinator
Center for Sustainability Education
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Has the institution advocated for federal, state, and/or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, bills, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
South Mountain Partnership Dickinson College is a member of The South Mountain Partnership, a unified group of private citizens, business, not for profit organizations and governmental officials working to protect, preserve and enhance the South Mountain Landscape in Central Pennsylvania through inventory and prioritization of natural and cultural assets for the preservation, promotion, and development of those resources. The South Mountain Partnership advocates for natural and heritage assets, agriculture, and recreation and showcase organizations and businesses that are supporting them in the region (http://southmountaincli.blogspot.com/) High-I Partnership Dickinson partners with the downtown organizations and stakeholders to plan, research, and advocate for healthy economic revitalization and safe, sustainable transportation initiatives. Dickinson College funded the “Road Diet” study which led to funding for alternative transportation support including traffic calming and redirection improvements, increased pedestrian safety measures, and the incorporation of bicycle lanes along the main throughways of the town. http://www.dickinson.edu/news-and-events/news/2010-11/Road-Diet/

The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:

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