Overall Rating Reporter - expired
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Liaison Michael Ferraro II
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Stockton University
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Alice Gitchell
Energy Planner
Facilities Planning & Construction
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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:

Bicycle commuters may use shower facilities and lockers in two locations, the I-wing gym and the Sports Center. Secure bike storage is available under cover, but it is not indoors.


Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking for all occupied buildings and makes long-term bicycle storage available for students who live on-site (if applicable)?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:
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Does the institution have a bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy (or adhere to a local community plan/policy) that sets standards and practices for campus streets to enable safe access for all users?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy:
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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:

The Office of Residential Life owns 28 bicycles that students can borrow for the semester.


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 programs:

Campus shuttle operates whenever classes are in session. Service is free to all. It also links our two remote residential facilities to the campus. Shuttle service to the local train station (Egg Harbor City Transit of NJ service) runs on ALL work days. Students not located on these routes may purchase a monthly bus/rail pass at 25% off the regular price.


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

A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:
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Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
No

A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:
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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:

ZipCar members can reserve self-service, on-demand cars by the hour or day, 24/7.


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:

Nine recharging stations are located in several areas, mostly near solar parking canopies.


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:
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Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
Yes

A brief description of the condensed work week option:

90% of employees work on a condensed schedule (4 days) 20% of the year (summer). This policy has been in effect for 30 years. Decreased energy use on Fridays has been documented. Program is mandatory, not optional.


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:

Stockton Affiliated Services, Inc., a non-profit auxiliary organization of the College, owns eight houses available for rental to staff or graduate students. All are located near the campus (less than one mile).


Does the institution employ other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting (e.g. preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles, cash-out of parking programs)?:
Yes

A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:

Stockton houses up to 200 students at Seaview Resort (owned by the College) six miles from campus and at 90 students at the Chris Gaup facility 2.5 miles from campus. Free shuttle service to these locations is provided. It is safe to assume these students would be further away and would travel by Single Occupancy Vehicle if this housing was not available. The University intends to meet all demand for campus housing.


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