Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.49
Liaison Jun-Ming Chen
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2021

STARS v2.2

National Tsing Hua University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Fu-Ren Lin
Professor
Institute of Service Science, National Tsing Hua University
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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:

We have been working with Hsinchu City Government to set up 4 YouBike stations with hundreds of rental bikes for riders to check out with Easy card, a debit card issued by Easy Card company. Moreover, a student group T-Bike organizes the campus free bike semester rental free service to reuse bikes dispelled by graduated students. After repairing these bikes by volunteer students, the T-Bike service promotes sustainability on campus.


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:

The campus has one hydrogen station to charge hydrogen motorcycles, and one electrical motorcycle charge station.


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:

There is one electrical motorcycle charge station set up on campus.


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:

The campus provides residential single and family housing service for faculty and staff to rent and stay. Moreover, the university grants the rental substitute fund for newly recruited faculty to live close to campus in the first three years.


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:

The university convenience stores and shops sell the bus tickets for faculty, staff, and students to buy discount tickets to facilitate them to use more sustainable modes of transportation to travel or commute between cities. The university has a contract with High Speed Rail service for corporate discount to encourage the usage of sustainable transportation service.
In order to reduce the amount of commuter students, NTHU is constructing more student dormitories.


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

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