Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.19
Liaison John Pumilio
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2017
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Colgate University
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 John Pumilio
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability Office
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:
100

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:

These estimates from student commuting behavior were based on surveys from student research papers in F-SEM 124: Global Change and YOU. Colgate is a residential campus with free shuttle service (Colgate Cruiser). Students commute to classes primarily by taking the Cruiser, walking, biking, or carpooling.


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) 0
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 65
Vanpool or carpool 18
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 17
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0

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These estimates from student commuting behavior were based on surveys from student research papers in F-SEM 124: Global Change and You.

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