|Submission Date||Oct. 31, 2019|
Utah State University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
Aggie Blue Bikes provides approximately 300 bicycles for free checkout to the campus community. The program includes bikes for three-month checkout as well as unicycles, racing bikes, and beach cruisers for daily checkout. The program also operates a bike shop with individual tutorials, and educational events. The shop is open to the public for a fee.
Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
A brief description of the car sharing program:
Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
USU has level two charging stations in a faculty parking lot and two stations available to employees and students at the Welcome Center and Aggie Terrace. Additional chargers are available at the Life Science Building and on Innovation Campus.
Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:
New faculty receive information on choosing housing based on available transportation options.
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?:
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 university has launched a commuter club to encourage people to choose low carbon modes of transportation.
Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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