Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.43
Liaison Jim Simon
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2020

STARS v2.2

Gonzaga University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jim Simon
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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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 Green Bike Program is an opportunity for students to rent a commuter bike for a semester or the whole school year to get to and from campus or to work. Green Bikes are donated bikes repaired in our shop and spray painted Green. With each bike we include a U-Lock and a helmet as well as free repairs in our shop. We conduct a lottery at the beginning of each semester as we typically have more applicants than bikes.

Additionally, Gonzaga has partnered with Lime in order to provide rentable bicylces and electric scooters for students.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Gonzaga offers car sharing with Zipcar; a cost-effective and environmentally-conscious option for occasional drivers. Gonzaga University students, faculty and staff age 18 and older can join Zipcar for a $25 annual fee and will receive $35 in driving credit. Members of the Spokane community and visitors to campus are also eligible for Zipcar membership and benefits. In 2019, there were 2 vehicles on campus.


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

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

Gonzaga University provides spots that are closer to the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts center for drivers of electric/hybrid vehicles, as well as preferential spots for Gonzaga Baseball games.


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:

There are three Chargepoint stations on campus and one fast charging station. The Chargepoint stations are free for the first four hours, and then $3/hour thereafter.


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:

The Gonzaga/STA Partnership provides students and employees with a free bus pass, through the use of their ZagCard, giving them free access to public transit.


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