Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.38
Liaison Kristy Howell
Submission Date June 17, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Johnson County Community College
OP-21: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.38 / 2.00 Kristy Howell
Sustainability Education and Engagement Coordinator
Center for 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:
Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking (e.g. racks) within 50 ft (15 m) of all occupied, non-residential buildings and make long-term bicycle storage available within 330 ft (100 m) of all residence halls (if applicable)?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:
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Does the institution have a “complete streets” or bicycle accommodation policy (or adhere to a local community policy) and/or have a continuous network of dedicated bicycle and pedestrian paths and lanes?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle/pedestrian policy and/or network:
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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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Is the institution certified as a Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists (U.S.) or under a similar third party certification covering non-motorized transportation?:
No

A brief description of the certification, including date certified and level:
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Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
No

A brief description of the mass transit program(s), including availability, participation levels, and specifics about discounts or subsidies offered (including pre-tax options):
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Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip (GRT) program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the GRT program:
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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:

We participate in RideShare, a carpool matching program offered by Mid-America Regional Council to area employers. Information about that program may be found at: http://www.ridesharekc.org/


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:

We have two Level 2 electric charging stations that serve four dedicated spaces in the lower level of the Carlsen Center West parking garage. These are available to the public, including all students, staff, and faculty at no charge.


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:

JCCC offers VPN access for employees to be able to use college network resources from off-site for employees to use on an as-needed or as-approved basis.


Does the institution offer a condensed work week option for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
Yes

A brief description of the condensed work week program:

JCCC offers a flex-schedule option to staff employees over the summer semester to work 4, 10 hour days instead of 5, 8 hour days.


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 incentives or programs to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and reduce the impact of student and employee commuting?:
Yes

A brief description of other sustainable transportation initiatives and programs:

We participate in a local, annual competition amongst Kansas City Metro area employers to log "clean commutes" that employees complete called the Clean Commute Challenge. This can be walking, biking, carpooling, public transportation, telecommuting, or even staying on site for lunch. More information can be found at: http://ridesharekc.org/Pages/green-commute-challenge


The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable transportation program(s) is available:

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