Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.32
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Oct. 14, 2016
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STARS v2.1

Humber College
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.40 / 2.00 Lindsay Walker
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Does the institution provide secure bicycle storage (not including office space), shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the facilities for bicycle commuters:

Indoor bicycle rooms are available, on a first come, first served basis, on both the North and Lakeshore campuses to students that live in residence. The Lakeshore campus secure room is opened up to all students, staff and faculty after the first two weeks of the semester after the residence students have had a chance to take a spot.


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)?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:

There is bike parking throughout the campus, and secure bike rooms for residence students. You can view the bike parking maps for North and Lakeshore campuses here: https://humber.ca/publicsafety/sustainable-transportation-public-transit/bike-parking-map


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?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy:
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
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Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the mass transit programs:

The college offers a discount for the Toronto public transportation system's monthly pass. It is available to all full-time, part-time and apprenticeship students. The discounted passes are available in the college's bookstore. The bookstore sells approximately 300 units per month from May to August and 800 units per month from September to April.


Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:

For students and staff that are registered carpool groups (with our Public Safety department) they may use the Smart Commute Emergency ride home program. If the carpool ride is unable to bring you home, the carpool participant can arrange their own way home via taxi, rental car or public transit and submit the cost will be covered up to a maximum of $75 per ride.


Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
Yes

A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:

Our carpool program offers registered carpool groups preferred carpool parking at several spots close to buildings at both our campuses. Carpools split the parking permit cost by the number of people in the carpool.


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?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:
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Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
No

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
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Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
Yes

A brief description of the telecommuting program:

Humber can make accommodations for employees to telecommute, as long as the position and job requirements permit it.


Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
Yes

A brief description of the condensed work week option:

Humber can make accommodations for employees to condense their work week. Decisions are made between the employee and the manager on a case by case basis.


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 employ other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting (e.g. preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles, cash-out of parking programs)?:
No

A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:
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