Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.50
Liaison Kira Stoll
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of California, Berkeley
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.21 / 2.00 Jack Chang
STARS Assessment Fellow (ERG)
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

Every three years the campus conducts a comprehensive transportation survey of 9,300 faculty and staff to determine mode split, with a response rate of about a third of respondents. These data are from 2016.

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) 39.40
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 23.30
Vanpool or carpool 8.20
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 27.30
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 1.20
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 2.60

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data show that 2.6% of the employees telecommute more than 50% of their work time. The campus survey let respondents indicate multiple modes of transportation, explaining why the sum of the different modes is higher than the total figure entered in the first field.

The information in this field was provided by the campus Alternative Transportation Program, which is part of Parking and Transportation.

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