Sustainability Initiatives

Three Star Community Rating3-STAR Community Rating

The City of Winston-Salem was recognized for sustainability leadership through the Leadership STAR Community Program in February 2017. With a total score of 258.4 points, our community received an official 3-STAR Rating. Thank you to all of the community partners (PDF) who helped us achieve the 3-STAR Rating! Moving forward, the city will pursue a LEED for Cities and Communities certification.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Winston-Salem has installed level 2 electric vehicle charging stations in and around the downtown area. We are always working on increasing the number of these stations, and currently have three locations.

  1. The 4th and Church Street parking garage through the 4th street entrance
  2. Bailey Park area on Patterson Avenue
    • Note this location is temporarily down due to construction in the area
  3. Central Park at the tennis court area off Salem Avenue
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