Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.70
Liaison David Gibson
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Hampshire College
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.17 / 2.00 Todd Holland
Projects and Operations Manager
Facilities & Grounds
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary method of transportation:
8.40

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:

We assume that 100% of faculty and staff commute. The mode mix was estimated using a Commuting Survey of the campus community by Sightlines in November 2013. There have been no significant changes to factors that influence commuting behaviors, so we believe the numbers are reasonably accurate.


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) 91.60
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 2
Vanpool or carpool 4.60
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 1.80
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Faculty and staff commuting miles form our FY2017 greenhouse gas inventory:
Bike/ped: 25,567 miles
Automobile: 1,909,526 miles
Mass transit: 28,343 miles

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