Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.34
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Duquesne University
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.65 / 5.00 Gabriella Zuccolotto
Graduate Assistant
Center for Environmental Research & Education (CERE)
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
8,290

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,894

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:
36.42

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

An updated Parking, Traffic and Transportation Demand Management Strategies Technical Memorandum #2. Prepared by Trans Associates Engineering Consultants, Inc. for Duquesne University on December 10, 2018.


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:
17.50

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

An updated Parking, Traffic and Transportation Demand Management Strategies Technical Memorandum #2. Prepared by Trans Associates Engineering Consultants, Inc. for Duquesne University on December 10, 2018.


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 63.58 82.50
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 12.88 1.60
Vanpool or carpool 0 0.40
Public transport or campus shuttle 21.50 13.50
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 2.04 1.80
Distance education / telecommute --- 0.20

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

The Parking, Traffic and Transportation Demand Management Strategies report included all students as opposed to solely commuters. As a result, the exact numbers stated above are not found in the document but were calculated using the report data. Additionally, the "other" category in the report was used as data for the motorcycle, scooter or moped category above. Relevant information was found on page 23 of the document.

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