Subject: Transportation Policy of the Environmental Policy
Group: Institutional
Approved by: Vice-President, Administration
Approval date: November 28, 2012
Effective date: November 28, 2012
Administered by: Controller

1 — PURPOSE


Mount Allison is committed to reducing its impact on the environment through its use of vehicles.

2 — POLICY

It is the University’s policy, where it is appropriate to do so, to

  • encourage modes of transportation that reduce consumption of fossil fuels;
  • reduce the number of University owned vehicles;
  • replace vehicles with more those that are more energy efficient;
  • encourage the adoption and use of more sustainable approaches to transportation;
  • continue to designate the campus as a pedestrian campus; and
  • encourage the University community to use less carbon intensive modes of travel.


3 — PERFORMANCE INDICATORS, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND TARGETS

Financial Services will collect information and report metrics and progress on transportation. The metrics to be considered for inclusion are

  • emissions from University funded travel, and
  • emissions and mileage from University owned vehicles.