Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.71
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Loyola Marymount University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jessica Hernandez
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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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:

Student government and business services were able to secure a donation of 11 bikes from Coca Cola. These bikes are used as a bike share system that will be run by student government and business services. This pilot program is the start of our bike share program that will expand in the future. LMU is also currently working on establishing a bike shop on campus that will offer repairs, parts, accessories, hold workshops, and be a social gathering place. This bike resource on campus will also help manage and expand the bike share program.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

LMU encourages students, faculty, and staff to participate in car sharing through the ZipCar program. Currently the university has contracted seven vehicles from ZipCar for our campus location. Loyola Marymount University students, faculty, and staff can join Zipcar for $25. Receive up to $35 worth of driving credits the first month you sign up!


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

LMU has 24 26 charging stations around campus. These charging stations are in two prime parking locations on campus and are free of charge. key locations for carpool and electric vehicles


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:

LMU has 26 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations on campus. If you need to charge your EV, you have many options on the LMU campus. We use Charge Point in Uhall, Life Science Building


Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:

Loyola Marymount University does have a program that encourages and facilitates its employees to live close to campus. LMU's Rental Assistance Program partially subsidizes rent with the faculty member contributing 25% of gross monthly household income. Size of household determines degree of assistance. Security deposit advances are also available. All rental units are located within a ten-mile radius of campus, keeping them within the local community. LMU also owns houses in the immediate neighborhood where 13 faculty and staff live within one mile from campus. Many of these employees walk or bike to work.


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:

LMU operates a shuttle service to our Playa Vista campus which averages 120 passengers a day. This shuttle service is available Monday-Saturday from 7:30 am - 11:30 pm.


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