Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.32
Liaison Patrick McKee
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Eastern Kentucky University
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.07 / 2.00 Patrick McKee
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary method of transportation:
53.32

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:

EKU conducts an annual Sustainability Transportation survey that is distributed campus wide via the EKU Direct portal page. The FY 2017 survey was distributed on November 1st and was open until December 16th. 1,190 individuals took the survey representing approximately


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) 46.68
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 31.23
Vanpool or carpool 14.50
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 6.04
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 1.55
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

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EKU's Sustainable Transportation Survey does not isolate employees as a separate group from the total survey respondents in analyzing the commuting modal split currently. These figures are representative of the entire surveyed population.

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