Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.27
Liaison Linda Kogan
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2018
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University of Colorado Colorado Springs
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.10 / 2.00 Jim Spice
Executive Director of Parking and Transportation
Parking and 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:
5.25

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 transportation survey was sent in October 2017 to all faculty, staff, and students. The data for the response to this question comes from the question "If you consider an entire semester, keeping in mind changes in weather, what percentage of the semester do you estimate that you choose each mode of transportation?". Staff were categorized into groups based on at least 55% endorsement in one category. Faculty and staff responses were 286. Percentages for modal use were calculated by group count totals over total N. SOV (271/286), Carpool (2/286), Walk/Bike/NonMotor (6/286), MMT (1/286).


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) 94.75
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 2.10
Vanpool or carpool 2.80
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 0.35
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

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