Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.83
Liaison Danielle Smith
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.40 / 1.00 Mike Hardy
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
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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?:
No

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
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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:

UNB has four level 2 chargers located on campus outside the Richard J. Currie Centre at 15 Peter Kelly Drive. A valid UNB parking permit is required to use them, and they cost $1.50 CAD per hour to use.


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:

UNB partners with the City of Fredericton each summer to take part in Fredericton Bike Week. As part of the event, UNB holds Bike to Campus Week where they encourage all campus users to commute by bike. All those that participate and post on social media using the event hashtag are entered in a draw for prizes at the end of the week.


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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Anti-Idling Policy: This policy was approved in March, 2018 to limit the unnecessary emissions from campus fleet vehicles.

SafeRide: This program provided through the Student Union provides a free drive home within a designated area for all UNB and St. Thomas students. Students can use SafeRide by waiting at one of the pick-up points on campus for a van to arrive, then giving the driver your student ID card and the address of where you're going.

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