Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.76
Liaison Katharine Gross
Submission Date Nov. 16, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Lehigh University
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.20 / 2.00 Robert Bruneio
Manager, Transportation Services
Transportation Services
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary method of transportation:
9.90

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:

A sustainability survey was distributed by the Office of Sustainability in fall 2013 in which faculty and staff were asked to respond to the following question: What is your primary mode of transportation to campus? The answers from which they could choose were the OP-19 answers listed above. This survey was approved by the IRB and can prove statistically valid.


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) 90.10
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 4.80
Vanpool or carpool 3.40
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 0.50
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 1.20
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

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