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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 Gold
Overall Score 67.42
Liaison Beverley Ayeni
Submission Date Oct. 6, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Western University
OP-20: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.58 / 2.00 Stefanie De Adder
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options:
29

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) 71.40
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 15.10
Vanpool or carpool 7.50
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 6
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped ---
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours ---

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting:

A survey was conducted in 2010 by Mary Quintana Lopez. In this survey 615 individuals answered the question "What mode of transportation do you use most often when traveling to and from campus. The answer options included: London Transit (Bus); driving own vehicle; riding in a vehicle with at least 1 other passenger; riding a bike; Walk, Jog, or Blade; or I live on campus.


The website URL where information about sustainable transportation for employees is available:
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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.