Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.34
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Duquesne University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Gabriella Zuccolotto
Graduate Assistant
Center for Environmental Research & Education (CERE)
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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:

Duquesne University hosts a station of the City of Pittsburgh's Healthy Ride Bike Share program. Additionally, Duquesne has a campus advocacy group - Duquesne Bicycle Club - that collaborates with private and public entities and public safety and university officials create and promote a bicycle friendly campus and bicycle safety.


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Students are eligible to sign up for Zipcar and can join the student plan for a reduced price of $35/year and an estimated $10/trip


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
No

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
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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 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:

The university encourages faculty and staff to live on the South Side by providing the South Side Shuttle at a reduced rate ($75/semester).


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:

University offers preferred parking in its main garage for hybrid cards.


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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