|Submission Date||Feb. 25, 2022|
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation
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Sustainability Programs Coordinator
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
Certain departments on campus have localized bike-share programs. Campus also offers "VeoRide" bicycles for shared and public use on campus.
Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
A brief description of the car sharing program:
The UI partnered with other transportation entities in town to bring the Zipcar program to the community. This program provides 6-12 vehicles for hourly usage by UI students or employees at a discounted annual membership rate, and to the full community or out-of-town visitors for the standard membership charge. The hourly rates include gasoline, insurance, maintenance, and storage of the vehicles, and they have coincided with a dramatic decrease in parking permit purchases in the University District.
Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
Charging stations are often located near the front entrances of buildings.
Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
LEVEL 1 CHARGING SPACES
Twenty designated parking spaces with outlets for Level 1 charging can be found across campus. There is no charging fee associated with Level 1 charging; standard parking rates apply.
LEVEL 2 CHARGING STATION
Currently we have two designated parking spaces designed for Level 2 charging. The charging session fee for Level 2 charging is $2/hr for the first four hours of service and $8/hr for each additional hour.
Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:
All students and employees are issued an ID card when they arrive on campus. Public buses are free to all with this card. Many businesses in the Champaign and Urbana communities offer discounts to those who show a campus identification card.
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?:
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:
Electric vehicles are offered prime parking locations in certain campus lots as well as charging stations.
Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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