Overall Rating Platinum - expired
Overall Score 88.00
Liaison Melissa Maigler
Submission Date Feb. 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Stanford University
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.01 / 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 as their primary method of transportation:

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:

Employee commute modal split information is sampled using Stanford’s annual commute survey administered each spring. Based on survey results, the employee commute modal split numbers break down to the following, based on the way Stanford collects the data:

Bicycle: 11.2%
Carpool: 8.0%
Drive alone: 49.5%
Marguerite: 1.3%
Other: 4.7%
Vanpool: 0.6%
Walk: 2.0%
Caltrain: 18.7%
Bus: 4.0%

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

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) 49.50
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 17.90
Vanpool or carpool 8.60
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 24
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours ---

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