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  1. Transportation Working Group Meeting Agenda Introduction Meeting Purpose and Working Group Role Review CEST Mission & Organization Transportation Issues and Opportunities Discussion Preliminary Strategies Development Next Steps Transportation

  2. Transportation Working Group CEST Mission & Vision (adopted spring 2009) • Who we areThe Campus Environmental Sustainability Team (CEST) is a visionary, action-oriented group dedicated to learning about and advancing campus sustainability. • MissionOur mission is to create and implement multifaceted strategies across sustainability components that result in NC State as an environmentally, socially and economically balanced university. • VisionCEST catalyzes campus wide collaboration and shared responsibility to transform NC State into a sustainable community. Utilities & Engineering Services

  3. ChancellorAppoint Co-Sustainability Officers Approve CEST recommendations Executive OfficersReview & forward CEST recommendations Co-Sustainability Officersfor Operations & Academics/ResearchCo-chair CESTPresent CEST recommendations for endorsement Campus Environmental Sustainability TeamAdministrative Advisory CommitteeSet direction through strategic planningProvide monitoring & accountability for adhering to strategic plan and commitments Advisory CEST Working GroupsDevelop & implement strategic & tactical planning Sustainability OfficeCEST/Working Group supportAccountability/metrics/reportingCommunication & outreachEvents/Earth Week Functional Academics/Research Buildings Energy & Water Land Use Materials & Purchasing Transportation Waste Reduction & Recycling Energy Council Capital Projects Management & Design & Construction Services Office of Energy Management Purchasing Dept. University Partners Waste Reduction & Recycling Environmental Health and Safety Resources Student Orgs. & Student Government University Architect’s Office Transportation Dept. Other Campus Offices Transportation

  4. Transportation Working Group CEST Charge • Phase 1: Produce a NC State 5-year Sustainability Strategic Plan by Jan. 2010 • Phase 2: Participatein the creation of NC State’s Climate Action Plan (CAP), beginning Spring 2010 • Phase 3: Sustainability Tactical Plan and revisit Sustainability Strategic Plan once CAP completed • Contribute to Sustainability Annual Report & other scorecards Transportation

  5. Sustainability Strategic Plan Climate Action Plan Energy & Water Land Use Buildings Materials & Purchasing Transportation Academics & Research Waste Reduction & Recycling Transportation 11/02/09

  6. Transportation • Clarifying Our Focus: • Issues and Opportunities posed by NCSU’s Transportation system in the broader context of promoting “sustainable” policies and actions throughout the campus community. • Recommend transportation-related sustainability strategy elements and priorities for the next five years focused on “greener” campus system management alternatives and potential emission reductions supportive of carbon footprint reduction. Transportation

  7. Transportation Sustainability • Transportation Sustainability Pressure Points • Facilities, Departmental and Wolfline Vehicle Fleets • -procurement and replacement practices • -“right” sizing of fleets • -fuel types and consumption levels • -vehicle miles traveled (to, from and around campus) • -operations management/best practices • Transportation Demand Management Tools • -local, regional and Wolfline transit • -carshare • -carpool/vanpool • -bicycle/pedestrian • -flexible schedules • -parking management • Design and Infrastructure • -transit access accommodation • -vehicle access to campus, roadways and traffic circulation system • -pedestrian and bicycle pathways Transportation

  8. HOW CAN WE EFFECT TRANS. SYSTEM CHANGE? Transportation Office Leadership On Point Acknowledge Institutional Barriers Realistically Accept the Limits to Short-Term Behavioral Change Accelerate Incentives for Travel Mode Alternatives Raise Campus Wide “ Transportation Greenthink” Visibility Leverage Key Transportation System “ Players” that can Set the Tone for Future Sustainability Efforts Embrace Innovation and Technology Demonstrations Think Strategically but Implement Tactically Transportation

  9. Transportation • Where Does Workgroup Go Next? • Formulate and Review 1-2 page Preliminary Strategy Piece • Meet again before November 20th to finalize Transportation