Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.56
Liaison Kristeena Blaser
Submission Date Aug. 25, 2021

STARS v2.2

Oklahoma State University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Kristeena Blaser
Sustainability Coordinator
Energy Services
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:

In lieu of a share program, OSU has a very low-cost ($35 per semester) bicycle rental program called OrangeRide. We have found this low-cost rental program to be much more successful than the free bike-share program we formally operated.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

The university ended its partnership with ZipCar. Due to the rise of Uber and Lyft, Zipcar left the Stillwater community.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:

OSU has several electric vehicle charging stations and makes one of them available to student and employee commuters at a monthly fee of $15. It is a Level 2 charging station and can accommodate up to 100 vehicles per day.


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 OrangeRide bicycle rental program and free bus transit system are initiatives that encourage employees to live close 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:

We offer a park & ride permit for students to encourage remote parking and use of the transit system. It is half the price of regular student parking. Also,approved carpools receive preferred parking spots.


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Additional Information: https://parking.okstate.edu/content/carsharing and https://parking.okstate.edu/pk_orangeride

Data Sources:
Jesse Wood, Marketing Coordinator, Department of Parking & Transportation Services

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