Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.07
Liaison Julien-Pierre Lacombe
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ecole de Technologie Superieure
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.54 / 5.00 Vincent Proulx-Verville
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General Secretariat
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
8,075

Full-time equivalent of employees:
945

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:
93.10

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

In order to collect the necessary data to study the commuting habits of ÉTS employees and students and thus calculate their impact on GHG emissions, a survey was conducted during the fall semester of 2020. After validation by the Ethics Committee, the survey was officially posted online and shared by email with all school employees on Monday, October 26, 2020. The period for responding was one week, which was until Sunday, November 1. Respondents were surveyed about their transportation habits before and during the pandemic. For the sake of accuracy and representativeness, the data presented here are for transportation used before the pandemic.


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:
71.60

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

In order to collect the necessary data to study the commuting habits of ÉTS employees and students and thus calculate their impact on GHG emissions, a survey was conducted during the fall semester of 2020. After validation by the Ethics Committee, the survey was officially posted online and shared by email with all school employees on Monday, October 26, 2020. The period for responding was one week, which was until Sunday, November 1. Respondents were surveyed about their transportation habits before and during the pandemic. For the sake of accuracy and representativeness, the data presented here are for transportation used before the pandemic.


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 6.70 27.70
Zero-emissions vehicle 0.10 4.50
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 15.10 10.80
Vanpool or carpool 0.60 2.10
Public transport or campus shuttle 77.40 58.30
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 0.40
Distance education / telecommute 0 0

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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