Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.57
Liaison Kelsey McCormick
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2019

STARS v2.2

Lawrence University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.60 / 1.00 Kelsey McCormick
Sustainability Coordinator
President's Office
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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:

A free bicycle loan program is available to all Lawrence University students, faculty, and staff. Ten Trek bicycles are available for checkout at the Warch Campus Center from April through October. Riders must sign a waiver form and leave their LU ID with Information Desk staff. Lock and helmet are provided.


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Lawrence partners with Enterprise Rent-a-Car to provide access to rentals vehicle for an hour, a day, overnight, or a weekend. The vehicles are parked on Boldt Plaza near the Warch Campus Center for easy access. The vehicles can be reserved online and the keys can be picked up at the Information Desk.


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
No

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
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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 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:

Lawrence does not have a formal program to encourage employees to live close to campus. Given Lawrence's close proximity to downtown Appleton, and the popular Historic City Park Neighborhood and renovated mill apartment building, many employees do live within walking distance to campus.


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:

Lawrence provides a shuttle from the main campus to the athletic complex that is not adjacent to the campus proper. This shuttle runs Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weekend hours vary based on varsity program schedules.
The Office of Campus Life provides a local shopping shuttle that runs a regular route to the local mall, select grocery stores, and movie theaters. The schedule of this shuttle is determined term to term based on the availability of student drivers. Lawrence also provides a service shuttle, which is a shuttle that operates on an as-needed basis to transport students to volunteer organizations in the Fox Valley.


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