Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.77
Liaison Susan Kaspari
Submission Date July 16, 2022

STARS v2.2

Central Washington University
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.95 / 5.00 Susan Kaspari
Professor
Geological Sciences
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
11,054

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,488

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:
63.50

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

A transportation survey developed by Kathleen Klaniecki and additional campus stakeholders was was sent to all members of the campus community in April 2022. There were 1551 respondents, 843 of whom were students.
Of students who commute to campus, 63.5% use a more sustainable form of transportation. Of the respondents, 280 commute by car or motorcycle, 14 carpool, 332 walk, bike, skateboard or scooter, 14 take a regional commuter bus, and 129 do distance learning.


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:
25

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

A transportation survey developed by Kathleen Klaniecki and additional campus stakeholders was was sent to all members of the campus community in April 2022. There were 1551 respondents, 708 of whom were employees (faculty/staff)
Of employees who commute to campus, 33% use a more sustainable form of transportation. Of the respondents, 453 commute by car or motorcycle, 24 carpool, 121 walk, bike, skateboard or scooter, 8 take a regional commuter bus, and 70 telecommute.


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 36.40 67
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 43.20 17.90
Vanpool or carpool 1.80 3.60
Public transport or campus shuttle 1.80 1.20
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped --- ---
Distance education / telecommute 16.80 10.40

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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The survey did not differentiate motorcycle from car. For those who responded that they drove cars, 47 of the cars were hybrid or electric.

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