Bicycle Friendly Recognition (3.0)

This is an optional Innovation & Leadership (IL) credit. IL credits recognize institutions that are seeking innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and demonstrating sustainability leadership in ways that are not otherwise captured in STARS. Scoring in the Innovation and Leadership section is capped at 10 bonus points total.

Credit Language

IL 45: Bicycle Friendly Recognition – version 3.0

Questions & Answers

How has this credit changed between STARS Version 2 and Version 3?

Minimal changes have been made. A comprehensive list of differences can be found in the STARS 3.0 Summary of changes.

What types of bicycle friendly recognition programs qualify?

Suggestions for Institutions

  • Work with your institution’s transportation and/or bicycle services teams or similar to determine whether bicycle-friendly recognition has been achieved, and/or to consider pursuing such recognitions.

Potential Data Quality Issues

  • Documentation must be provided on the current status of the institution’s recognition in one or more national or international bicycle leadership assessments and awards programs.

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