Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 77.56
Liaison Ruairi O'Mahony
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2019
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University of Massachusetts Lowell
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 2.00 Tyler Arrigo
Program Coordinator- Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

A commuting survey is issued every other year as part of the MassDEP Rideshare program. The MassDEP Rideshare program survey is completed using a representative portion of the UMass Lowell population that is randomly generated from known commuter employees.

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) 87.30
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 8.30
Vanpool or carpool 3.40
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 1
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped ---
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours ---

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

There is not data available for the percentage of faculty that use a motorcycle, scooter or moped. The number of motorcycle/scooter/moped decals is available but it does not fit with primary method of transportation for entire school year.

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