Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.57
Liaison Cindy Shea
Submission Date Dec. 23, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Cheryl Stout
Director
Transportation & Parking
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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:

Tar Heel Bikes (bike share program) was launched in September 2017 and provides 100 bikes for short-term rental to members of the campus community. The first hour each day is free after account signup.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Zipcar is a subscription-based service that enables member departments and individuals to check-out 9 cars parked on campus for a low hourly rate. The cars are available at convenient locations around campus. All UNC departments, individual staff, and students 18 years of age or older who are licensed drivers may apply to enroll in the program for business or personal trips.


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:

UNC has 6 ChargePoint Charging stations on campus.


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:

Fare free buses make commuting free for students and employees.


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 Commuter Alternative Program rewards faculty, staff and students who choose to take the bus, join a rideshare, ride a bike or walk to campus.


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