Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 88.59
Liaison Richard Demerjian
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, Irvine
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.81 / 5.00 Erika Hennon
Acting Sustainable Programs Supervisor
Transportation & Distribution Services
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
35,535

Full-time equivalent of employees:
8,813

Has the institution gathered data about student commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
77.09

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

These numbers are derived from a combination of permit buy-rates and the annual South Coast Air Quality Management District commute survey conducted in April 2019 (based on all student responses) and represent the commute trip mode split on an average day at UC Irvine. UCI elected to use 2019 data due to consistency in commuting behavior. 2020 does not accurately portray reality of a given year.


Has the institution gathered data about employee commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
72.33

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

These numbers are derived from a combination of permit buy-rates and the annual South Coast Air Quality Management District commute survey conducted in April 2019 (based on all employee responses) and represent the commute trip mode split on an average day at UC Irvine. UCI elected to use 2019 data due to consistency in commuting behavior. 2020 does not accurately portray reality of a given year.


Percentage of students and employees that use the following as their primary mode of transportation:
Percentage of students (0-100) Percentage of employees (0-100)
Single-occupancy vehicle 22.91 27.67
Zero-emissions vehicle 2.79 4.93
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 57.20 43.70
Vanpool or carpool 3.70 6.50
Public transport or campus shuttle 11 5.60
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped --- ---
Distance education / telecommute 2.40 11.70

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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