Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.59
Liaison Susan Dorward
Submission Date Aug. 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Raritan Valley Community College
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Susan Dorward
Sustainability and Energy Coordinator
Facilities and Grounds
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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:
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Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

RVCC works closely with Somerset County's transportation management association, RideWise. They manage carpooling and vanpooling programs that our students and employees are eligible for. Students and employees with transportation needs are often referred to RideWise for help. See ridewise.org for more information.


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

There is preferential parking for low-emissions vehicles (4 spaces) in front of the Workforce Development building.


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:

The college has four level 2 EV charging stations in front of the West building. They are open to the public.


Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
No

A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:
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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:

RVCC offers pretax payroll deductions for employee commuting cost (transit, vanpool). Preferred parking is offered for electric (West building) and low-emissions vehicles (Workforce building).


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