Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Milan Stijepovic
Submission Date Nov. 19, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Pitzer College
OP-21: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kiara Canjura
Associate Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution provide secure bicycle storage (not including office space), shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the facilities for bicycle commuters:

The Gold Student Center has multiple bike racks, lockers, and shower facilities for bicycle commuters.


Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking (e.g. racks) within 50 ft (15 m) of all occupied, non-residential buildings and make long-term bicycle storage available within 330 ft (100 m) of all residence halls (if applicable)?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:

Bike racks are strategically located outside of all residence halls, classrooms, and administrative offices.


Does the institution have a “complete streets” or bicycle accommodation policy (or adhere to a local community policy) and/or have a continuous network of dedicated bicycle and pedestrian paths and lanes?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle/pedestrian policy and/or network:
---

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:

Green Bike Program: a Pitzer College student-run organization which promotes cycling, bike safety and sustainability at The Claremont Colleges and the surrounding community. This is done through the reuse of old bikes and parts along with the organization of cycling events. The Green Bike Program gives community members free access to bicycles, tools, repair lessons.


Is the institution certified as a Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists (U.S.) or under a similar third party certification covering non-motorized transportation?:
No

A brief description of the certification, including date certified and level:
---

Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the mass transit program(s), including availability, participation levels, and specifics about discounts or subsidies offered (including pre-tax options):

Regular faculty and staff, and adjunct/visiting faculty can submit forms to receive $1.75 per workday (up to 5 per week) in which they commuted to campus in any method other than driving alone. Reimbursement for up to $50 for monthly bus or commuter train passes. Dedicated parking spots for carpool drivers.


Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip (GRT) program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the GRT 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?:
Yes

A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:

Regular faculty and staff, and adjunct/visiting faculty can submit forms to receive $1.75 per workday (up to 5 per week) in which they commuted to campus in any method other than driving alone. Reimbursement for up to $50 for monthly bus or commuter train passes. Dedicated parking spots for carpool drivers.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Pitzer College has four on-site parking spots dedicated for Zip Cars.


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:

Pitzer has three electric vehicle recharging stations that are available to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors at no charge.


Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
No

A brief description of the telecommuting program:
---

Does the institution offer a condensed work week option for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
No

A brief description of the condensed work week program:
---

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:

Faculty Housing Loan Policy: home mortgage loans offered at 2% below the current market rate in Claremont for homes purchased within a 10-mile radius of the campus for faculty members appointed to full-time tenure-track positions. Loan maximum is $25,000; second trust deed loans (including present principal balances of existing first trust deed) will not exceed 95% of the value of the property.


Does the institution have other incentives or programs to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and reduce the impact of student and employee commuting?:
No

A brief description of other sustainable transportation initiatives and programs:
---

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable transportation program(s) is available:
---

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.