|Submission Date||Feb. 15, 2018|
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
OP-15: Campus Fleet
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Parking and Transportation Services
Total number of vehicles (e.g. cars, carts, trucks, tractors, buses, electric assist cycles) in the institution’s fleet:
Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are:
|Number of Vehicles|
|Gasoline-electric, non-plug-in hybrid||9|
|Diesel-electric, non-plug-in hybrid||0|
|100 percent electric||7|
|Fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG)||0|
|Fueled with B20 or higher biofuel for more than 4 months of the year||11|
|Fueled with locally produced, low-level (e.g. B5) biofuel for more than 4 months of the year||0|
Do the figures reported above include leased vehicles?:
A brief description of the institution’s efforts to support alternative fuel and power technology in its motorized fleet:
The university uses a number of electric golf carts instead of full size vehicles. In 2014, an electric cart with a solar panel was purchased for the Office of Sustainability and the campus Greenhouse. Electric carts are used in several Facilities Services' departments. B-20 is used in the shuttle buses for 4-6 months of the year. Priuses were uses as patrol cars for several years but were found to be too small for officers and the equipment around their waists. The priuses were repurposed to the rental fleet for university business.
Sustainability Strategic Plan
Goal: Reduce the use of fossil fuels in University owned vehicles
Power 60 percent of the campus fleet by one of the following
(unless fuel type is unavailable):
d.100 percent electric
f.Biofuel and biodiesel
Reduce use of fossil fuels for internal university operated buses.
Increase walking and biking trails to reduce demand for bus system
Implement all-electric busses where feasible
Implement vehicle purchasing plan to target fuel types.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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