|Submission Date||March 3, 2020|
Fort Lewis College
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation
Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
Outdoor Pursuits, a campus organization for outdoor adventure and recreation, offers free bike rentals to all students, as well as a bike washing and repair station for all campus occupants.
Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
A brief description of the car sharing program:
Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
There is a 20% discount off the permit price for vehicles that score at least 40 on the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) annual vehicle rating guide, Green Book ®, for emissions and fuel-economy 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?:
A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
Installation is underway for four Level 2 EV chargers. Charging will be free for anyone with a parking permit (daily, semesterly, yearly, etc.).
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 have other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting?:
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:
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: FLC students ride the bus for free, and discounted bus passes are available to staff and faculty for just $30.
TRAILS: Fort Lewis College is surrounded by hiking and biking trails, which offer an alternative way to commute to campus.
Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Updated February 2020
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