Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.29
Liaison Holly Andersen
Submission Date March 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bennington College
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.54 / 5.00
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
841

Full-time equivalent of employees:
312

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:
97

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

The majority of students study and work on campus, so they walk everywhere. Our campus is pedestrian friendly and the main academic buildings are very close together.


Has the institution gathered data about employee commuting behavior?:
No

Total percentage of employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
0

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

We have not collected this information in the past three years. We performed a survey a few years ago, though is now outdated. Because this was the COVID year, and some of the students, faculty, and staff worked and learned from home, there was a rapid decline in people commuting.


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 0 0
Zero-emissions vehicle 0 0
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 95 0
Vanpool or carpool 0 0
Public transport or campus shuttle 0 0
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 0
Distance education / telecommute 0 0

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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