|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||June 22, 2017|
Missouri University of Science and Technology
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation
|1.20 / 2.00||
Center for Sustainability
Does the institution provide secure bicycle storage (not including office space), shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters?:
A brief description of the facilities for bicycle commuters:
Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking for all occupied buildings and makes long-term bicycle storage available for students who live on-site (if applicable)?:
A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:
We do provide short term bicycle parking in front of most buildings.
Does the institution have a bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy (or adhere to a local community plan/policy) that sets standards and practices for campus streets to enable safe access for all users?:
A brief description of the bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy:
Yes it is on the Center for Sustainability website
Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
We are working on a comprehensive transportation plan including bike sharing.
Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
A brief description of the mass transit programs:
We do provide an electric bus at no charge to the students to go from campus to housing, and from housing to stores in town.
Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:
Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:
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?:
A brief description of the car sharing program:
Not at this time but we are currently working on a comprehensive transportation plan including ride sharing. Example would be Lyft.
Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
We have three electric vehicle charging stations around campus currently and we are awaiting to put in three Tesla charging stations on campus.
Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
A brief description of the telecommuting program:
Missouri S&T does not have an official policy on telecommuting; however, departments have the flexibility to offer some exempt employees the opportunity to telecommute. The University has established a committee that is currently working to establish a more expansive employee telecommuting program for the campus.
Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
A brief description of the condensed work week option:
Missouri S&T does not have an official policy on condensed work week practices; however, condensed work week schedules have been implemented in some departments. Departments have the flexibility to create a condensed work week schedule for some employees, depending on the nature of the employee’s position and their specific job duties. This option is not offered to all employees on the campus.
Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:
Does the institution employ other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting (e.g. preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles, cash-out of parking programs)?:
A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission: