Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.79
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date June 20, 2022

STARS v2.2

California State University, Los Angeles
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.57 / 5.00 Brad Haydel
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Facilities, Planning, Design and Construction
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
23,913

Full-time equivalent of employees:
2,007

Has the institution gathered data about student commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
70.60

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting:

2022 Student Transportation Survey sent to 2,499 students, with 269 responding. Questions included: "How did you travel to Cal State LA each day LAST WEEK (including the most recent weekend, if applicable)?", and "If you ever drive alone or carpool to campus, please include your vehicle type." Survey takers also submitted their zip codes so average VMT could be calculated along with their associated GHG emissions factors.


Has the institution gathered data about employee commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
79.90

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting:

Data gathered from the 2021 weekly employee commuting survey for employees arriving during the week of April 4-6, 2018.


Percentage of students and employees that use the following as their primary mode of transportation:
Percentage of students (0-100) Percentage of employees (0-100)
Single-occupancy vehicle 29.40 20.06
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 3.40 0.46
Vanpool or carpool 1.90 1.21
Public transport or campus shuttle 11.30 1.62
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 0
Distance education / telecommute 54 76.65

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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