Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.47
Liaison Claudia Kent
Submission Date June 29, 2020

STARS v2.2

Haverford College
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Claudia Kent
Sustainability Coordinator/Organic Garden Advisor
Facilities Management
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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:

Students on the Committee for Environmental Responsibility created a pilot Blue Bike Share Program. A proposal was submitted to and approved by senior staff. A Terms and Conditions of Use and Release was generated and distributed to interested students. Four blue bikes were purchased along with safety equipment and bike locks. The students also created a Rules of the Program document. Every year, left behind bikes get added to the program. They are refurbished and stored in a bike shelter that serves as the main headquarters for the bike share program.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Enterprise Car Share has two cars 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:

Parking spaces adjacent to the charging stations are painted green and labeled for EV vehicles only. These are prime spaces close to the buildings.


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:

We have four charging stations and ten registered users.


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:

Currently the college provides rental properties on campus for faculty. 70 percent of faculty live on campus.
The college also provides the following:
MORTGAGE PROGRAM
The mortgage aspect of the Faculty Housing Policy is an important buttress to the larger rental program. It encourages tenure-line and Continuing Appointment faculty who find College housing inappropriate for their families and who wish to own their own homes to locate near the College.


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:

Abandoned bikes are collected regularly re-sold at affordable prices to community members twice a year.


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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