Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.99
Liaison Rosangelica Rodriguez
Submission Date Oct. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Trinity College (CT)
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.40 / 2.00 Rosangelica Rodriguez
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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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:

Ferris Athletic Center has shower facilities and lockers rooms available to students, faculty, and staff. Exterior bike racks are available across campus.


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:

For 2018 Limebike bikes were available in our city and our campus was used as a hub for the bikes. Before 2018 the office community service and office of recreation ran a bike share program for Trinity Students.


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:

Trinity college provides all students with a bantam bus pass. This pass provides unlimited rides on CT Transit.
Students, faculty, and staff also have access to a off-campus shuttle. This shuttle can make trips to any destination within a 1 mile radius of the campus.
On the weekends the Student Activities Involvement and Leadership Office provides larger shuttle that picks up and drops off at popular destinations (i.e Westfarms mall, Blue-Back Square, Downtown Hartford).


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:

The Office of community service promotes a carpooling program called Wheeli


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:

We have several Zip-cars on campus


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:

We have two level 2 charging stations on campus. Each can charge two vehicles at a time.


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:

Select departments allow working from home.


Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
No

A brief description of the condensed work week option:
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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 Home Ownership Incentive Program offers financial incentives to employees of Trinity College to purchase a home in Hartford. In addition to providing College employees with the opportunity to own their own home, it underscores our commitment to the economic growth of our surrounding neighborhoods.


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)?:
No

A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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