Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.79
Liaison Lindsay Crum
Submission Date Aug. 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Yale University
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Amber Garrard
Education & Outreach Manager
Yale Office of Sustainability
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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:

Yale University has partnered with Noa Technologies (Noa) to provide bikesharing fleet of 50 bikes to the campus community. Founded in 2012, Noa is an expert in transportation and fleet management solutions for large organizations. Noa uses a cloud-based fleet management software to provide real-time bike location, status, alerts, and analytics. Yale students, faculty, and staff members can purchase a bikeshare membership once they have downloaded the Noa Rider App. The App allows users to unlock and lock their bike from a smartphone, which also tracks trips using GPS.


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

A brief description of the car sharing program:

Yale has partnered with Zipcar since 2007. There are over 30 shared-use vehicles in nine locations across campus. There are several additional Zipcar locations within easy walking distance of campus.


Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:

Preferred parking is available for electric 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?:
Yes

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:

Yale has 13 EV charging stations where employees and students who purchase parking permits can charge their electric vehicles.


Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:

The Yale New Haven Homebuyer Program provides down payment and mortgage payment assistance for employees who purchase homes in selected New Haven neighborhoods, all within walking, biking, and/or transit distance to campus.


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?:
No

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