|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||July 6, 2011|
University of Calgary
Tier2-11: Prohibiting Idling
|0.25 / 0.25||
Office of Sustainability
Has the institution adopted a policy prohibiting idling?:
A brief description of the policy:
Program encourages vehicle operators (fleet, commercial and personal) to turn off engine when idling for more than 3 minutes when ambient temperature is equal to or greater than -10C and when vehicle is left unattended.
Exceptions are made for defined emergeny and repair circumstances or any situation in which the health or safety of a driver, passenger or animal requires the idling of the vehicle
Idling became a fineable offense beginning January 1, 2011.
The website URL where information about the policy is available: