Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 43.45
Liaison Chris Homan
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Illinois State University
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.40 / 2.00 Ben Krull
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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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:

Showers and lockers are available in buildings throughout campus, bicycle racks are available at each building with some bike shelters on campus.


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)?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:

N/A


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy:

In 2009, the Town Council received and accepted a Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan that lays out wide-ranging recommendations to make Normal more bike and pedestrian friendly. https://www.normal.org/index.aspx?NID=1061


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:

Reggie Ride. Students, faculty and staff can check bikes out for free. 30 bikes available.
http://sustainability.illinoisstate.edu/path/action/bicycling/


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 Office of Parking and Transportation offers multiple bus services to students, faculty, and staff members of Illinois State University, to transport them not only around campus but also throughout the greater Bloomington/Normal Area. These services include:
Redbird Express
Nite Ride
Late Nite Ride
Universal Access-Connect Transit Service Routes
All services are free with a valid ISU ID.


Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:

N/A


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:

Carpooling through ISU's Zimride network.


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:

N/A


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:

Four level 2 electric vehicle charging stations on campus.


Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
No

A brief description of the telecommuting program:

N/A


Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
No

A brief description of the condensed work week option:

N/A


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:

N/A


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)?:
Yes

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

Free public transportation for faculty, staff and students. Buses are equipped with bicycle transport.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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