Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.17
Liaison Jamey Pavey
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2019
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Earlham College
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.40 / 2.00 Jamey Pavey
Director of the Integrated Program in Sustainability
Sustainability and Environmental Studies
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary method of transportation:
20

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:

The above statistics were drawn from a survey of all college employees about commuting during March 2018.
196 responses/481 total employees = 41% response rate
The responses were distributed in close proportion between the different categories of employees (teaching faculty, administrative, and hourly staff) to the actual distribution of these employees.


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) 80
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 12
Vanpool or carpool 7.50
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 0
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.50
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

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