Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.63
Liaison Melissa Maigler
Submission Date July 30, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Stanford University
OP-20: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.06 / 2.00 Moira Hafer
Sustainability Specialist
Office of 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) 46.80
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 16.80
Vanpool or carpool 9.30
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 27
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped ---
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours ---

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

Commute modal split information is sampled using Stanford’s annual transportation and commute survey administered each spring.

The website URL where information about sustainable transportation for employees is available:

Motorcycles, scooters, and mopeds are counted as "drive-alone" in Stanford's annual Commute Survey, so a separate figure is not available.

Figures include only commuters to the Stanford campus. Commuters to off-campus worksites are not included.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.