Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.49
Liaison Sarah Burke
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Nebraska at Omaha
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.40 / 2.00 Sarah Burke
Sustainability Coordinator
Student Affairs
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Does the institution provide secure bicycle storage (not including office space), shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the facilities for bicycle commuters:

UNO Wellness Center is available for free to all students while taking on campus courses. Faculty and staff do have the option to purchase a limited membership to the Wellness Center which provides them access M-F from 6am-1pm and all day on Saturday. Locker rentals are also available. Bike racks are located in the parking garage adjacent to the Wellness Center.


Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking for all occupied buildings and makes long-term bicycle storage available for students who live on-site (if applicable)?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:

Bicycle parking is available throughout campus, near most occupied, non-residential buildings and near all residence halls. A bicycle parking map is available.

http://www.unomaha.edu/business-and-finance/support-services/_documents/1415-0454-Bike-Rack-Map-1tel.pdf


Does the institution have a bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy (or adhere to a local community plan/policy) that sets standards and practices for campus streets to enable safe access for all users?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy:
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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:

UNO participates in the Heartland B-Cycle program, Omaha's nonprofit bike-sharing program that currently has 33 stations and 180 bikes in their system. UNO is home to two stations with ~10-15 bikes available.


Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the mass transit programs:

MavRide provides free bus passes to active students, faculty, and staff. The MavRide program allows access to all Metro Transit busing during their hours of operation.

UNO provides a free shuttle service within and between campuses and from remote parking locations to campus.


Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:

The Emergency Ride Home program allows for a free taxi ride up to 4 times a year for those using sustainable transportation to get to and from campus.


Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
Yes

A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:

UNO used ZimRide for our carpooling program (as of July 2016 the partnership has ended). In August 2016, Parking Services created the UNO Ride Matching Program (which they manage).


Does the institution participate in a car sharing program, such as a commercial car-sharing program, one administered by the institution, or one administered by a regional organization?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

UNO has ZipCars on our Dodge and Scott Campuses. http://www.zipcar.com/unomaha


Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
No

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
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Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
No

A brief description of the telecommuting program:
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Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
No

A brief description of the condensed work week option:
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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 employ other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting (e.g. preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles, cash-out of parking programs)?:
No

A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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