Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.06
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

Knox College
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.68 / 5.00 Deborah Steinberg
Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
1,318

Full-time equivalent of employees:
394

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:
91.50

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

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.


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:
14

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

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 51% response rate from faculty and staff.


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 8.50 86
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 90.30 6
Vanpool or carpool 0 2
Public transport or campus shuttle 0.70 0.50
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.50 0
Distance education / telecommute 0 5

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