|Submission Date||Aug. 31, 2020|
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation
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Sustainable Developpment PMO
Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
Ubike Program :
The institution had provided 36 Bicycles available for students' use inside and outside the campus to avoid using fuel vehicles (Taxis and cars) to go shopping or to take a ride in downtown. In addition, The unstitution had offered 30 Electrical scooters for students. This program aims to encourage them to use this ecological transportation tool inside the campus to facilitate their access to different buildings within the university.
Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
A brief description of the car sharing program:
Students and staff of UM6P have created a Facebook group called "Carpooling UM6P" to travel together and share seats in their cars.
Many students and staff use it, it has more than 10 posts a day regarding the destination.
There is also an ongoing study about the development of a UM6P Car sharing phone application.
Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient 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?:
A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
The Green Energy Park is equipped with several charging stations with different power levels to offer charging of electric vehicles. Part of the electrical energy that powers the terminals is provided by the photovoltaic installation on site.
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:
The housing program is one of the main initiatives aiming to reduce the impact of student and employee commuting.
In this context, the University provides its employees with housing at "Villas marguerittes", which are LEED certified buildings near the university in order to facilitate access to the university and consequently reduce the impact of employee transportation.
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?:
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:
The university encourages the students and staff to use more sustainable modes of transportation by offering collective shuttles, catering, library and gym services at the campus.
Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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