Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.15
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2023

STARS v2.2

University at Albany
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Mary Ellen Mallia
Director of Environmental Sustainability
Finance and Business
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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 University at Albany participates in the area bike share program, CDPHP Cycle. All campus members can use this service for free. There are several stations with bike located on campus. https://cdphpcycle.com/

Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:
The University at Albany has partnered with Zipcar to provide a car sharing option. This program is eligible for students, faculty and staff who are 18 years or older and have a valid driver's license. The cars were available at several residential locations. https://www.zipcar.com/universities/the-university-at-albany

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 a 20% discount on parking permits for those that drive fuel efficient vehicles. https://www.albany.edu/parking-transit/parking/student-employee-parking#fees

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:
Yes, the University has six level 2 chargers. These stations are available to students, faculty, staff, and visitors. https://www.albany.edu/parking-transit/parking

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:
The university has a free bike registration program for all campus members and advertises services offered by 511 NY/Capital Moves, which includes a Guaranteed Ride Home Program and Carpool matching program https://511nyrideshare.org/web/capitalmoves

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