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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.80
Liaison Jill Fermanich
Submission Date Sept. 29, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
OP-21: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Laurie Case
Sustainability & Strategic Planning Coordinator
Chancellor's Office
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Does the institution provide secure bicycle storage (not including office space), shower facilities, and lockers for bicycle commuters?:
No

A brief description of the facilities for bicycle commuters:
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Does the institution provide short-term bicycle parking (e.g. racks) within 50 ft (15 m) of all occupied, non-residential buildings and make long-term bicycle storage available within 330 ft (100 m) of all residence halls (if applicable)?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle parking and storage facilities:

The campus has multiple bike racks located near access doors to the academic buildings, including a covered bike shelter near the center of campus. Residence Life also has multiple bike racks located outside the buildings. Bikes are not allowed to be stored over the summer months.


Does the institution have a “complete streets” or bicycle accommodation policy (or adhere to a local community policy) and/or have a continuous network of dedicated bicycle and pedestrian paths and lanes?:
Yes

A brief description of the bicycle/pedestrian policy and/or network:

Campus has a connected network of walking paths including trails through the campus arboretum.


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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Is the institution certified as a Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists (U.S.) or under a similar third party certification covering non-motorized transportation?:
No

A brief description of the certification, including date certified and level:
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Does the institution offer free or reduced price transit passes and/or operate a free campus shuttle for commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the mass transit program(s), including availability, participation levels, and specifics about discounts or subsidies offered (including pre-tax options):

UW - Green Bay and Green Bay Metro partner together to provide faculty, staff and students with the U-Pass program. This program allows members of the campus community to ride city buses for free with a valid University ID card. Metro charges the University a $.25 per ride fee during the week, which is covered by a combination of faculty/staff and student program funds. Saturday's are free ride days.


Does the institution offer a guaranteed return trip (GRT) program to regular users of alternative modes of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the GRT program:
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Does the institution participate in a car/vanpool or ride sharing program and/or offer reduced parking fees or preferential parking for car/vanpoolers?:
Yes

A brief description of the carpool/vanpool program:

UW - Green Bay is promoting a feature of CampusWall, an online bulletin board, that provides ride and/or car sharing opportunities.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the car sharing program:

UW - Green Bay uses Enterprise CarShare with two cars in its current car share program.


Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
No

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
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Does the institution offer a telecommuting program for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
Yes

A brief description of the telecommuting program:

Telecommuting is a cooperative arrangement between the employee and the employer. It is a flexible, voluntary work option that allows employees to work a portion of a normal work week/pay period at an laternative work site on a regular basis as agreed upon in wrriting between the individual and UW - Green Bay for a specified period of time. This voluntary telecommuting program is intended to be an innovative work option that benefits the University as well as the employeed. It is not a basic right of all employees. A telecommuting arrangement is based on the needs of the University and on the employee's past and present levels of performance. It does not change the basic terms and conditions (including compensation and benefits) of employment.


Does the institution offer a condensed work week option for employees as a matter of policy or as standard practice?:
No

A brief description of the condensed work week program:
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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 incentives or programs to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and reduce the impact of student and employee commuting?:
No

A brief description of other sustainable transportation initiatives and programs:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable transportation program(s) is available:
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