|Submission Date||July 24, 2015|
Director of Sustainability
The Cary St. Gym Facility, the Jonah L. Larrick Student Center as well as RamBikes are all located near covered, secure bike storage. All three have lockers and showers for students that bike to campus.
VCU has a bike-loan program for students to use bicycles daily at no charge. There are 4 bikes located at the library on each campus.
VCU has been certified as a Bike Friendly University since 2012. In 2014, we were awarded a Silver level certification.
Full time undergraduate and graduate students are permitted to ride all of the Greater Richmond Transit Authority’s (GRTC) buses for free. The VCU Employee Transit Program provides participants with six $25 bus passes quarterly ($600 worth of GRTC bus passes per year) for any GRTC bus. Participation in the program allows participants to pay $25 per 24 pay periods through pre-tax payroll deductions. The program also consists of the following accommodations: The VCU Campus Connector provides transportation service between the Monroe Park campus and the MCV Campus for all students, faculty, and staff.
ZimRide is a private car sharing network for VCU students, faculty, and staff. It is an easy way to share your ride or find a ride. ZimRide can be used for any type of trip from daily commutes to road trips.
This program consists of four total vehicles (2 hybrid vehicles); Two ZipCars on each campus- Honda Civic, Honda Insight, Toyota Prius, Scion X. For a usage fee of $8.00 per hour or $66 per day and after an annual membership fee of $35 faculty, staff, students and administrators are able to participate in VCU’s car sharing program. ZipCar expects 50 to 100 new members per month and will add more cars to the program as utilization warrants.
Two 240 volts, L2 EV charging stations are located in the West Broad Street Deck on the Monroe Park Campus and in the N Deck on the MCV Campus. These charging stations can charge a vehicle in one to four hours
A work arrangement in which the employee is approved to perform his/her job duties away from the usual place of work. Although many University positions do not lend themselves to telecommuting, some positions may be suitable for offsite hours on a long-term or short-term basis. The manager must evaluate individual jobs for telecommuting suitability and employees for performance and reliability before approving the arrangement.
Management reserves the right to establish and adjust the work schedules of employees in the agency, being mindful of the hours of public need. Alternative work schedules may include, but are not limited to, four 10-hour days, rotational shifts, flexible hours, and job sharing.
VCU offers free parking to carpools of 3 or more riders, a discounted city-wide bus pass, a free private ridesharing social network, and a discounted car sharing program with 6 cars located on both campuses.
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staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.