Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.58
Liaison Derek Nichols
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University at Buffalo
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.28 / 2.00 Chris Austin
Assistant Director
UB Parking & 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:
13.90

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:

Data from our parking system, along with a survey conducted by the University Parking and Transportation Office in order to study employee commuting habits. Also used was information gathered regarding the move of the Medical School to the downtown campus.


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) 86.10
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 2.20
Vanpool or carpool 5
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 5.60
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 1.10
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

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