Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.37
Liaison Suzanne Davis
Submission Date Oct. 26, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Queensland
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

UQ participates in Brisbane City Council's City cycle program with a number of bike sharing bikes located on campus in multiple locations.

Information about the program is online
https://future-students.uq.edu.au/getting-st-lucia-bicycle

Location map of city cycle locations is online, please zoom map to St Lucia campus south-west of city
http://www.citycycle.com.au/All-Stations/Station-Map


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

UQ participates in the GoGet car sharing program with 15 vehicles available for car sharing across 3 campus locations
https://campuses.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/parking-transport/car-share


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
No

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

Parking is provided on campus for free whilst charging energy efficient electric vehicles, however longer term parking is not currently provided for vehicles whilst they are not being charged.


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:

As part of UQ’s commitment to sustainable transport, The University of Queensland has recently installed electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

The chargers are the first solar-powered fast-charging infrastructure to be built in Queensland, and are available for free use by the public as well as staff and students.
https://sustainability.uq.edu.au/projects/energy-efficiency/electric-vehicle-charging-stations


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:

Not currently


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:

https://sustainability.uq.edu.au/campus-sustainability/transport

Cycling
https://campuses.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/parking-transport/cycling/cycling-at-uq

Bike parking and facilities
https://campuses.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/parking-transport/cycling/parking-facilities

Free bike maintenance and repair stations
https://campuses.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/parking-transport/cycling/maintenance-repair

Bike safety
https://campuses.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/parking-transport/cycling/safety

UQ's Bicycle User Group (UQBUG)
can be contacted on uqbug@uq.edu.au

Public transport services have been expanded throughout 2019 to improve commuter access to increased bus services and reduce congestion. UQ enjoys access to Brisbane's City Cat ferry service connecting the University to the city and suburbs via the Brisbane River
https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/traffic-and-transport/public-transport/citycat-and-ferry-services/citycat-and-ferry-terminal-locations


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