Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.67
Liaison Navin Tagore-Erwin
Submission Date March 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

Hawaii Community College-Hilo
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.60 / 1.00 Matthew K Lynch
Director, Sustainability Initaitives
Office of 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:

The County of Hawaiʻi Island recently adopted a 2-year pilot program offering free access to the County Bikeshare program to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation.


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:
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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 are designated parking spots for fuel efficient vehicles.


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:

Pālamanui campus has 1 Level 2 EV charging station.


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?:
No

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:
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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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Additional Notes:

Hawaiʻi-CC and UH-Hilo plan to install a HIBike Bikeshare station on each campus.

There are various stations to lock up a bike on campus to help encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting.

Data sources:
Research was conducted by HawaiʻiCC VISTA Sustainability & Resilience Fellow Charlotte Cheek.
http://www.heleonbus.org/hele-on-fares

The County of Hawaiʻi Island offered a 50% discount on County bus passes for anyone with a college ID; recently the County adopted a 2-year pilot program offering free bus rides for all passengers as well as free access to the County Bikeshare program to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation.

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