Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.10
Liaison Jen Jones
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

College of Charleston
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.84 / 5.00 Jen Jones
Director
Center for Sustainable Development
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
9,986.30

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,530

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:
62.20

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting:
The Center for Sustainable Development organized and distributed a commuter survey in April 2022. The survey was distributed to all faculty, staff and students. About 595 students completed the survey (approximately 8 percent of student respondents are graduate students). Of the undergraduate students who completed the survey, 19 percent were freshmen, 23 percent were sophomores, 25 percent were juniors, and 33 percent were seniors.

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:
21.60

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting:
The Center for Sustainable Development organized and distributed a commuter survey in April 2022. The survey was distributed to all academic staff, non-academic staff, and students. About 248 academic staff members and 299 non-academic staff members completed the survey.

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 37.80 78.43
Zero-emissions vehicle 0.67 0.73
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 49.60 6.58
Vanpool or carpool 4.20 4.39
Public transport or campus shuttle 7.40 9.87
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.34 0
Distance education / telecommute 0 0

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
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