|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||July 26, 2017|
Eastern Mennonite University
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation
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Vice President of Finance
Does the institution provide secure bicycle storage (not including office space), shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters?:
A brief description of the facilities for bicycle commuters:
There is secure bike parking under cover (usually under building porticos) at every academic building, library and gym. The Campus Center has limited parking indoors for faculty and staff (enough for 10% of the building's occupants). The gym facility has designated mens and womens lockerooms with shower facilties for commuters which are actively used by a few bicycle commuters.
Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking for all occupied buildings and makes long-term bicycle storage available for students who live on-site (if applicable)?:
A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:
There are covered bicycle parking facilities at all residence halls and overflow outdoor racks as well for short term parking. All occupied buildings have a bicycle rack within 50 feet of main entrances.
Does the institution have a bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy (or adhere to a local community plan/policy) that sets standards and practices for campus streets to enable safe access for all users?:
A brief description of the bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy:
Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
The university has a student-run bike co-op that operates a long-term bike library (semester or year) with 15 bikes for the last 7 years. Most years all but one or two bikes are lent out to students.
Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
A brief description of the mass transit programs:
Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:
Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:
Does the institution participate in a car sharing program, such as a commercial car-sharing program, one administered by the institution, or one administered by a regional organization?:
A brief description of the car sharing program:
Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
EMU installed a Schneider Electric EVlink level 2 charging station that can charge two vehicles at a time. The university also designated 3 parking spaces in a very high demand lot for EV parking only in front of the charging station.
Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
A brief description of the telecommuting program:
Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
A brief description of the condensed work week option:
Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:
Does the institution employ other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting (e.g. preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles, cash-out of parking programs)?:
A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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