Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.33
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Nov. 1, 2022

STARS v2.2

Gettysburg College
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.11 / 5.00 Jim Biesecker
Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning & Management
Facilities Services
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
2,518

Full-time equivalent of employees:
747

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:
99

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

As a walkable campus most students once they arrive on campus move around campus by foot or bike. We also have ES classes conduct annual surveys


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:
26

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

Assumed that husband and wives that work together on campus commute together, assumed that employees who lived within walking distance would walk to campus. Additionally, ES students conduct annual surveys regarding transporting policies


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 5 69
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 85 18
Vanpool or carpool 10 8
Public transport or campus shuttle 0 0
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped --- ---
Distance education / telecommute --- 5

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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We now have a number of employees who are able to work part or all of their days from home. We have thus added 5% of our workforce is telecommuting

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