Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.50
Liaison Breeana Sylvas
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2022

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.39 / 5.00 Karin Groth
Director of Transportation
Facilities Management
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
8,847

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,623

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:
73.65

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting:
Data collected by means of a campus wide survey.

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:
36.36

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting:
Data collected by means of campus wide survey.

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 26.34 63.63
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 22.84 10.78
Vanpool or carpool 14.54 10.35
Public transport or campus shuttle 27.46 11.20
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.49 0
Distance education / telecommute --- ---

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The information provided is for FY 2019-2020.

The information provided is for FY 2019-2020.

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