Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.40
Liaison Jennifer Bodine
Submission Date April 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Weber State University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.60 / 1.00 Jennifer Bodine
Sustainability Specialist
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

WSU provides a 20% discount on parking passes for vehicles that have a green score of 45 or higher on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Green Cars rating system. Information about the Green Vehicle Rebate Program can be found here - https://www.weber.edu/financialservices/Parking.html


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:

WSU currently has 15 level 2 charging stations available for student, employee, and public use on the Ogden campus. We have one level 3 station that is publicly available at the Davis 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:
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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:

All full time students, staff, and faculty also have access to free passes (Ed Passes) to ride UTA buses, Frontrunner, and TRAX.

Per student request, WSU also created an inter-campus shuttle bus program so that students, faculty, and staff have a way to commute between the Ogden and Davis campuses. Information about the shuttle bus program can be found here - https://www.weber.edu/facilities/ShuttleBus.html

This fall (2021) WSU rolled out a new carbon offset program where students, faculty, and staff can choose to donate money, when they purchase their parking passes, to purchase carbon offsets.


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