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Liaison Pat Van Duyne
Submission Date June 11, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Joliet Junior College
OP-21: Support for Sustainable Transportation

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Director
Facility Services
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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:

The Health Profession Center, Campus Center and Facility Services building have racks and showers. The Technical building, Science building and Planetarium have racks.


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)?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:

The Health Profession Center, Campus Center and Facility Services building have racks and showers. The Technical building, Science building and Planetarium have racks. There are no long term racks and we do not have residence halls.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle/pedestrian policy and/or network:

Joliet Junior College has recently installed pedestrian pathways also utilized by cyclists from the closest city street to all building entrances on campus. The pathways also connect to the forest preserve bike and pedestrian pathways.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the mass transit program(s), including availability, participation levels, and specifics about discounts or subsidies offered (including pre-tax options):

Joliet Junior College is affiliated with the transit provider PACE. Pace offers discounted rates to students that can verify they are currently enrolled at JJC.


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:

There are 7 reserved van pool spaces identified around the campus.


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:

Joliet Junior College has two level 2 charging stations.


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:
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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:

Joliet Junior College recognized a low population on Fridays in the summer. The college is now closed approximately 13 Fridays during the summer months for energy conservation.


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:

Joliet Junior College has installed 70 Low Emission Vehicle parking spaces around the campus. These spaces are located closest to the buildings and are considered prime parking. LEV owners are required to register their vehicle with campus police and these spots are closely monitored.


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