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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.51
Liaison Jennifer Andrews
Submission Date July 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of New Hampshire
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.30 / 2.00 Steve Pesci
Special Projects Director
Campus Planning
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary method of transportation:
15

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:

Estimated from prior year comprehensive standardized transportation surveys completed by the UNH Survey Center, parking permit applications, and logical assumptions for the Durham-based population, the figures above represent the mode split for students in past GHGI reports and this update.

Comprehensive transportation surveys are completed every five years, sponsored by UNH Facilities in partnership with the Transportation Policy Committee and the Energy Task Force. The survey was most recently completed in spring 2016.


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) 85
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 4
Vanpool or carpool 5
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 4
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours 0

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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.