Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.35
Liaison Alexis Reyes
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2015
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Pomona College
OP-18: Campus Fleet

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 1.00 Jennifer Schmidt
SIO Staff
Sustainability Integration Office
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Total number of vehicles in the institution’s fleet :

Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are::
Number of Vehicles
Gasoline-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 1
Diesel-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 0
Plug-in hybrid 0
100 percent electric 59
Fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG) 0
Hydrogen fueled 0
Fueled with B20 or higher biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 0
Fueled with locally produced, low-level (e.g. B5) biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 0

A brief description of the institution’s efforts to support alternative fuel and power technology in its motorized fleet:

Objectives for 2020
>> Reduction of campus fleet gas use by 15%
>> Reduction of single occupancy vehicle commuting by 10%
>> Conversion of 50% of fleet to alternatively fueled vehicles (including solar charging for carts, biodiesel for Grounds vehicles, and hybrids for automobiles)

>>Starting now, follow these standards for automobile purchases:
- Large automobiles (vans, trucks, SUVs): Global Warming Score39 of at least 5
- Small automobiles (everything else.): Global Warming Score of at least 7
- Vehicles with special needs (e.g. larger chassis for hauling): Global Warming Score of at least 5 when possible
- All automobile purchases: if special circumstances apply where the Global Warming Score standard cannot be met, consultation with the Sustainability Integration Office is required

The website URL where information about the institution's support for alternative fuel and power technology is available:

The information about transportation purchasing is on pages 49 & 50 of the Sustainability Action Plan.

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