|Submission Date||June 30, 2017|
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ASUM Sustainability Coordinator
The University provides an indoor and secure bike hub in the parking garage on campus. Students can check out a key for the bike hub free of charge. Multiple buildings on campus provide shower facilities, including the recreation center and the LEED Platinum certified Native American Center. Lockers are also available for both employees and students in multiple buildings on campus.
The university of Montana offers students and faculty short-term bicycle parking for all occupied buildings. Short-term bicycle parking consists of secure bike racks outside buildings. There is also long-term bicycle storage available for students living on-site within residence halls.
The Univeristy of Montana Missoula Parking and Transportation Demand Management Plan. This doucment serves as a bicycle and pedestrian plan that sets standards and practices for campus streets to enable safe access for all users.
UM offers through a "Cruiser Co-Op" program offering free bicycle check out for any student. Bicycles are available for short-term (day) and long-term (semester) rentals.
The Universtiy offers free bus shuttle services and free access to local community bus system. Bus services connect residents halls, campus, and the local communtiy.
UM Rideshare has gone through many different designs but has been found to function best as an information board centrally located on campus. The Rideshare is available to anyone with a student ID. If a student wishes to post a "sharable or wanted ride" they can present their ID card, fill out a release form and information card, then advertise on the Rideshare board. If a student sees an advertized ride , they also fill out a release form and then receive contact information. This program has been shown to work more effectively than online programs.
The University is looking into a car sharing program but has not created it yet.
Telecommuting, the practice of working from home, is available to all employees, dependent on suprevisor approval.
Eleigible employees can work a condensed work week in the summer months.
The university does not have a program to encourage local housing.
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