Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.13
Liaison Bridget Flynn
Submission Date March 9, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Oberlin College
OP-20: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.74 / 2.00 Bridget Flynn
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Environmental Sustainability
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options:

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) 63
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 34
Vanpool or carpool 2
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 0.50

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting:
The Community-Based Social Marketing research group has surveyed on employee commuting and transportation (including business travel and carbon offsetting travel) habits and views. Previously, city-wide studies were conducted regarding Oberlin commuting and transportation activities. Oberlin College is the primary employer for the community of Oberlin; some of this data then applied to College employee commuting.

The website URL where information about sustainable transportation for employees is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The community-based social marketing (CBSM) project in conjunction with the Committee on Environmental Sustainability is researching sustainable employee commuting options.

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