Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.21
Liaison Chris Gardner
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2022

STARS v2.2

Douglas College
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Louie Girotto
Associate Director
Physical Plant Services & Projects
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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:

There are three car-share services operating on or near our campuses: Zipcar, Evo (six spaces) and Modo (one space), and Douglas College students are offered a discounted rate at one of the service operators (Zipcar).

https://www.douglascollege.ca/about-douglas/campus-information/campus-facilities/getting-douglas-college/car-sharing


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

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

Currently, EV charging is offered for no cost (other than payment for parking), and EV stalls are located in preferred locations.


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:

Douglas College currently has 10 level two chargers at each campus (New Westminster and Coquitlam) and plan to add more in the future.


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 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:

Go Green Allowance – employee benefit

A "Go Green" Allowance is provided Semesterly to all BCGEU staff members to support commuting by public or alternative transportation. The allowance ($180) equals the cost of a semesterly on-campus parking pass per semester for three semesters per year for regular employees.


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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