Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 87.10
Liaison Alex Davis
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

Arizona State University
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.41 / 5.00 Alex Davis
Program Manager
University Sustainability Practices
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
103,312

Full-time equivalent of employees:
11,558

Has the institution gathered data about student commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
71.10

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

Data collected via Comprehensive Sustainability Survey in Spring 2019.

The survey was sent via email to approximately 50,000 of the student body. There were several email reminders over the course of the survey period and the response rate was 8% for students. Although the response rate was less than targeted, there were over 3,000 responses, and a representative sample was achieved - giving us confidence in our results at the 95% +/- 5% level.


Has the institution gathered data about employee commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
41.70

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

Data collected via Comprehensive Sustainability Survey in Spring 2019.

The survey was sent via email to all faculty and staff. There were several email reminders over the course of the survey period and the response rate was 20% for faculty and staff.


Percentage of students and employees that use the following as their primary mode of transportation:
Percentage of students (0-100) Percentage of employees (0-100)
Single-occupancy vehicle 28.90 58.31
Zero-emissions vehicle --- 4.99
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 23.40 16.45
Vanpool or carpool 7.50 9.24
Public transport or campus shuttle 15.70 10.78
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.40 0.24
Distance education / telecommute 24.12 ---

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
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