Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.26
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2022

STARS v2.2

Utah State University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.60 / 1.00 Alexi Lamm
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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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:

Aggie Blue Bikes provides approximately 300 bicycles for free checkout to students and at a charge for employees and community members. The program includes bikes daily and for three-month checkout. The program also operates tool boards and provides educational events and activities.


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:

USU has level two charging stations in a few faculty parking lots and additional stations available to employees and students at the Welcome Center and in parking terraces. One level three charging station is available on Innovation 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:

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?:
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 university has launched a commuter club to encourage people to choose low carbon modes of transportation. It offers free lockers to people using active transportation, year-long bike check-outs, and an emergency ride home.


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