Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.12
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Knox College
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.83 / 2.00 Deborah Steinberg
Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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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:

A campus-wide (students, faculty, and staff) survey on transportation practices was issued by the Sustainability Office in January of 2018, asking respondents to reflect on what they did during the 2016-17 academic year. The overall response rate to the survey was 28% and the survey received a 21% response rate from students.

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) 8.50
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 90.30
Vanpool or carpool 0
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 0.70
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.50

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