Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.38
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Cornell University
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.83 / 2.00 Leslie Schill
University Planner
Capital Projects and Planning
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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:

The data was gathered as part of the Tompkins County Housing Survey provided by the Danter Study in 2015. The sample size was 548.

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) 8.60
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 57.10
Vanpool or carpool 0.20
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 33.20
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.90

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No new survey data for this year.

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