Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.81
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Loyola University Chicago
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.03 / 5.00 Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
15,983

Full-time equivalent of employees:
2,844

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:
83.60

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

A survey of LUC faculty, staff, and employees was conducted in 2018. NOTE: This data is for Lakeside campuses only.

The survey received responses from:
Lake Shore Campus
Graduate Students - 115 (18.4%)
UG Students - 641 (8.5%)

Water Tower Campus
Graduate Students - 306 (10.8%)
UG Students - 477 (12.1%)


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:
63.80

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

A survey of LUC faculty, staff, and employees was conducted in 2018. NOTE: This data is for Lakeside campuses only. "More sustainable option" means anything other than drive alone or taxi/uber/lyft.

The survey received responses from:
Lake Shore Campus
Faculty - 259 (34.4%)
Staff- 458 (48.6%)

Water Tower Campus
Faculty - 186 (26.3%)
Staff - 212 (28.1%)


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 11 34
Zero-emissions vehicle 0 0
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 20 14
Vanpool or carpool 2 4
Public transport or campus shuttle 61 46
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.20 0.20
Distance education / telecommute 0 0

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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We don't ask about a "primary mode of transportation". We ask for average trip by mode and consider this against their reported average # of trips to campus.

Please note; This is survey data from 2018 but normalized for 2019 population. Because it is derived as percentages it does not affect the scoring.

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