Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.57
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date May 20, 2019
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STARS v2.1

California State University, Monterey Bay
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.90 / 2.00 Matthew McCluney
Sr. Campus Planner
Campus Planning and Development
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting, including the timeframe for when the analysis was conducted and how a representative sample was reached, if applicable:

A 2017 Fall Travel Survey was electronically distributed to the entire campus community early in the Fall Semester to learn commuting habits. The commute mode split was determined from a question that asked for the individual's 'primary mode of travel to campus'.

The percentage of students that use each of the following modes as their primary means of transportation to get to and from campus::
Percentage (0-100)
Commute with only the driver in the vehicle (excluding motorcycles and scooters) 54
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 26
Vanpool or carpool 9
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 9
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.50

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

2017 Fall Travel Survey, collated self-reported data for mode utilization by user group.

2018 STARS report and also used the commute mode splits from 2017/18, because there was not a survey done before then. So there is no change between STARS 2018 and STARS 2019.

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.