Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.89
Liaison Claire Jackson
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Alabama in Huntsville
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Claire Jackson
Director, Utilities & Sustainability
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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:
Charger Cycle's efforts focus on sustainability by creating a safer, healthier, and more environmentally friendly campus. The Charger Cycle program is also aimed at alleviating some of UAH’s transit and parking problems. 100 Charger Cycles are available for checkout through University Recreation at the University Fitness Center. https://www.uah.edu/university-recreation/programs/charger-cycle

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

A brief description of the car sharing program:
The Motor Pool is a fleet of cars, 8/12-passenger vans and a SUV that can be utilized by campus personnel for University business trips or for transporting groups of students, employees, or visitors. A highly competitive rental rate is offered. Motor Pool vehicles receive routine service. In addition, each vehicle is cleaned and receives a safety inspection after each rental. https://www.uah.edu/facilities-and-operations/facilities/fleet

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

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
We have 6 parking spots on campus designated for charging EV vehicles centrally located near the main entrance of the university.

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 6 parking spots on campus designated for charging EV vehicles.

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:
Standards of sustainability were applied to UAH's campus greenway, Central Core Greenway. The pedestrian-friendly walkway, features large heirloom trees, native vegetation, a variable planting palette, a water-efficient irrigation/fertigation system, and LED lighting. The Greenway starts at the far south end of campus with plans to stretch all the way to the far north end of campus. Phase 3 of the Greenway started construction in 2021 with Phase 4 planning to begin in 2022

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