|Submission Date||Aug. 15, 2019|
Westminster College - Utah
OP-18: Support for Sustainable Transportation
|1.40 / 2.00||
Does the institution provide secure bicycle storage (not including office space), shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters?:
A brief description of the facilities for bicycle commuters:
Westminster has a covered, restricted access, monitored bike parking cage centrally located on campus. Showers and lockers are available free to all bike commuters at our Health Wellness & Athletic Center. Indoor bike racks are also in all of our residence halls.
Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking for all occupied buildings and makes long-term bicycle storage available for students who live on-site (if applicable)?:
A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:
Bike racks are located near every building on campus. Covered, restricted-access storage is available in central bike cage and in residence halls.
Does the institution have a bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy (or adhere to a local community plan/policy) that sets standards and practices for campus streets to enable safe access for all users?:
A brief description of the bicycle and pedestrian plan or policy:
Campus is so small that there are no roads or bike lanes owned by campus.
Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
The Westminster Wheels free bike program allows students, faculty, and staff to check out bikes for free at our campus bicycle collective.
Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
A brief description of the mass transit programs:
All Westminster students and employees are provided with free, premium transit passes good for all area buses, light rail, and commuter rail.
Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
A brief description of the guaranteed return trip program:
Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:
Designated carpool parking spots are available on campus. Carpoolers may also list multiple vehicles on a single parking pass to share a pass.
Does the institution participate in a car sharing program, such as a commercial car-sharing program, one administered by the institution, or one administered by a regional organization?:
A brief description of the car sharing program:
Car sharing programs are no longer available in our community.
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:
There are four Level 2 chargers on campus and three designated spots with regular outlets for charging.
Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
A brief description of the telecommuting program:
Does the institution offer a condensed work week option that reduces employee commuting (as a matter of policy or standard practice)?:
A brief description of the condensed work week option:
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:
Does the institution employ other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting (e.g. preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles, cash-out of parking programs)?:
A brief description of other strategies to reduce the impact of commuting:
Westminster offers a branch of the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective on campus. At the Westminster Bicycle Collective students, faculty, and staff have free access to tools and expert help maintaining, repairing, and building bikes. The college also offers premium parking spaces for fuel-efficient vehicles and EVs.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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