Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.79
Liaison Chad King
Submission Date June 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Denver
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
1.00 / 1.00 Chad King
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainbility
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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:

DU piloted a dockless mobility bicycle share with the City of Denver providing 200 bikes to campus. As this program phased out with an influx of scooters, the campus selected to participate in the city's shared micromobility program, with scooters and bicycles offered for use by the minute.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

ZipCar has placed three cars at the edge of campus, providing a car share option.


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

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

Yes; preferred parking for fuel efficient vehicles in one garage


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 four charging stations, part of the ChargePoint network.


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 Center for Sustainability runs a campus bike shop, offering free tuneups to any employees or students who commute by bike. Bike to Work day, and 'Mobility Munchies' breakfasts in the summer provide additional encouragement for commuting by bicycle. The University also participates in programming (way to go, https://waytogo.org/) through the Denver Regional Council of Governments that educates, encourages, and rewards people for utilizing alternative commuting options. The University also provides unlimited annual transit passes for all full time employees and students.


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