Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.76
Liaison Liz Davey
Submission Date Oct. 13, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Tulane University
OP-20: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.62 / 2.00 Liz Davey
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) 69.20
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 15.40
Vanpool or carpool 8.50
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 6.20
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.70
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

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

In Spring 2014 we sent a transportation survey to all students, faculty and staff by email. We received a total of over 2,800 replies and calculated the percentage of employees that use each of the modes based on their replies.

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

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