Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.36
Liaison Delicia Nahman
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Lafayette College
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.70 / 5.00 Kendall Roberson
Sustainability Fellow
Office of Sustainability
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
2,672

Full-time equivalent of employees:
874

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:
92

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

A survey was sent to our student body asking their primary method of going to and from classes (for students who live on campus) or their primary method of going to and from campus (for students who live off campus.) We received responses from over 7.4% of the student body, proportionally representation of the campus based on class year.


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:
19.30

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

A survey was sent to all staff and faculty that asked how they commuted to campus.


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 8.10 80.70
Zero-emissions vehicle 0.50 0.40
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 88.90 14.80
Vanpool or carpool 1 3.40
Public transport or campus shuttle 1 0.40
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.50 0
Distance education / telecommute --- 0.40

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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