Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.35
Liaison Mo Lovegreen
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.77 / 2.00 Jewel Snavely
Campus Sustainability Coordinator, TGIF Grants Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary method of transportation:
38.40

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:

A survey is administered by the Social Science Survey Center on behalf of the Chancellor's Campus Sustainability Committee and the office of Administrative Services. The survey measures commuter behavior by asking faculty, staff, and students to indicate the mode of transportation they use to travel to campus each day.


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) 61.60
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 11.80
Vanpool or carpool 17.40
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 5
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 1
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 3

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UCSB disseminates an annual mode-split survey for all faculty, staff, and students.
1% of respondents selected Other in our transportation survey.

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