Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.69
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Carnegie Mellon University
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.82 / 2.00 Michelle R. Porter
Director, Parking and Transportation Services of FMCS
Parking and Transportation Services
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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 recent survey (May 1) was conducted for all faculty/staff and students.

"The Carnegie Mellon University long-term parking strategy will develop a long-term strategy for campus parking transportation needs to allow for continued campus growth. Recent campus construction has slowly removed inexpensive reservoirs of surface parking; new campus developments will impact the campus parking system and will require additional parking demand / analysis study".

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) 8.85
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 42.13
Vanpool or carpool 2.83
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 46.19
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0

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

These percentage data are based on a survey conducted by Campus Design & Facilities Development in 2018.

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