Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Susan Lindemann
Submission Date Sept. 25, 2020

STARS v2.2

Kalamazoo College
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Madeline Ward
Sustainability Intern
Facilities Management
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
1,463

Full-time equivalent of employees:
412

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:
81.25

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

We conducted a survey of the students asking them to self-report the percentage of time they drive, carpool, bike, bus, or walk to campus and compiled the results.


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:
23

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

We conducted a survey of the faculty and staff asking them to self-report the percentage of time they drive, carpool, bike, bus, or walk to campus and compiled the results.


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 18.50 77
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 76.50 18.35
Vanpool or carpool 4.70 4.40
Public transport or campus shuttle 0.05 1.30
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped --- ---
Distance education / telecommute --- ---

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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