Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.32
Liaison Ken Lindeman
Submission Date April 24, 2020

STARS v2.2

Florida Institute of Technology
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Quinn Duffy
University Sustainability Officer
Facilities
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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:

The University's SGA (Student Government Association) has a fleet of 25 bicycles that they rent out for free to any campus student for a duration of two weeks. This initiative has become very popular and now includes a wait list for rentals.


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:
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Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

LEED Structures have preferred parking for fuel efficient vehicles to LEED Silver Standards.


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:

Two electric vehicle recharging stations are located in the lower level of the campus parking garage behind the Panther Dining Hall. This is a dual Level 2 / Level 1 charger. The university also added a second recharge station near the new Student Design Center that is a dual, Level 2 charging station. Two more are being installed at the new Alumni Center and four more are being planned for the new Health Sciences Research Center.


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:

All across campus, there are signs in public parking lots distinguishing low emission vehicle parking, along with E-V parking areas. The goal with designating specific parking spots across campus is to encourage more individuals to drive more environmentally friendly vehicles. These parking spots are located near popular buildings across campus.


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