Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.07
Liaison Cary Gaunt
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

Keene State College
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.60 / 1.00 Diana Duffy
Energy Coordinator
Physical Plant
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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:

Our Green Bikes, program, established in 2002, allows any member of campus to "sign out" bikes from the campus Library with their Library card for free.
Keene State College was awarded its silver level Bicycle Friendly University℠ by the League of American Bicyclists in 2017.


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:
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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 reserved for fuel-efficient vehicles are available on campus


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 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 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:

Keene State College provides shuttle bus service through the City Express Bus. This local bus shuttle service provides ways to get around the City of Keene, from major shopping areas, to our regional hospital with a multi-modal stop at the regional bus depot. Each shuttle bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift AND bike racks, which helps to access the network of bike paths that weave through the City of Keene.
This shuttle service offers two routes with a total of 12 designated stops in each. In both routes, six stops are found on the college campus. Faculty and staff can utilize this shuttle for just $1.00/ride, while students with a KSC ID ride for free.

http://www.swrpc.org/files/data/transit/CityExpress_Bus_Schedule.pdf


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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