Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 84.41
Liaison Patrick McKee
Submission Date March 26, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Connecticut
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.95 / 2.00 Richard Miller
Ofice of Environmental Policy
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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:

Numbers are gathered from parking permits distributed by UConn’s Parking Services for employees. Information on telecommuting comes from Labor Relations, and only includes employees who have a formal arrangement. The actual number could vary based on informal arrangements employees have with their departments and faculty schedules.

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) 63.29
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 8
Vanpool or carpool 11
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 9
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 7
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 1.71

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