Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.36
Liaison Laura Minchella
Submission Date July 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Sydney
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.60 / 1.00 Zoe Morrison
Strategy Advisor
Strategy Office
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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:

The University has a partnership with Mobikes, a third party bike sharing company, to facilitate the allowance of share bikes at various high student areas across our Camperdown/Darlington campus.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

The University has 50 car pool vehicles available across most campuses. These are managed by the University Fleet team and bookings can be easily made online by all staff. Car pooling when travelling on university business is strongly encouraged.


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?:
No

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:

The University are installing a e-vehicle car charging hub in one of our central carparks on the Camperdown/Darlington campus. This is a living lab partnership with Origin Energy. COVID has delayed the installation of the chargers by 6 months.


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:

Cycling: Bike parking, bike repair stations, bike repair shop on campus.
End of trip facilities used by those using active communing means like running or cycling.
Set up a Bike2Work group in yammer to enable conversations and information flow to enable cycling to work,
Information on sustainable travel to work is supplied on our intranet and external-facing sites.


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

The University also has a free campus shuttle service between Redfern Train Station and the main campus. Redfern Station is a 20 - 25min walk from campus. It helps make the commute by train more practical. The shuttle runs outside of normal hours helping to help mak ethe trip to Redfern Station safer at less popular hours.
The shuttle bus also runs between the main campus and the Australian Technology Park, encouraging staff and students to travel to the main campus where more sustainable transport options are available and then commute to the ATP.

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