Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.09
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 10, 2021

STARS v2.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.43 / 5.00
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
4,001

Full-time equivalent of employees:
694

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:
29.85

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

ISE staff developed a survey asking students if they lived on or off campus and to select their primary mode(s) of transportation. Fall 2021 was the first time the survey was implemented, and we received a 5.0% response rate (201 responses). The above percentage is based on these responses.


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:
22.03

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

ISE staff developed a survey asking faculty and staff to select their primary mode(s) of transportation. Fall 2021 was the first time the survey was implemented, and we received a 17.0% response rate (118 responses). The above percentage is based on these responses.


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 56.22 93.33
Zero-emissions vehicle 1.49 4.24
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 14.43 7.63
Vanpool or carpool 7.96 2.54
Public transport or campus shuttle 3.48 0
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 1.49 2.54
Distance education / telecommute 0.99 5.08

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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