Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.57
Liaison Kylee Singh
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2017
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California Polytechnic State University
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.64 / 2.00 Kylee Singh
Sustainability Coordinator
Energy Utilities and Sustainability
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary method of transportation:
32

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting, including the timeframe for when the analysis was conducted and how a representative sample was reached, if applicable:

During the 2015-2016 academic year, City And Regional Planning faculty conducted a campus- wide transportation and parking survey as part of work on the campus Climate Action Plan. The survey which occurred in the spring of 2015 and represented spring 2015 commutes, and was issued to a sample of full and part time Cal Poly faculty, staff, students, and auxiliaries. The survey received a total of 3,961 responses, 17% of the entire campus population. The majority of respondents were students, totaling 68% while the rest were made up of staff, faculty, and students. Results are significant at the 99% Confidence Interval with a margin of +/- 1.68.


The percentage of the institution's employees that use each of the following modes as their primary means of transportation to and from campus::
Percentage (0-100)
Commute with only the driver in the vehicle (excluding motorcycles and scooters) 68
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 13
Vanpool or carpool 13
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 4
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 2
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

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