Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.35
Liaison Jessica Bast
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2022

STARS v2.2

North Carolina State University
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.78 / 5.00 Jessica Bast
Sustainability Program Coordinator
University Sustainability Office
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
31,969

Full-time equivalent of employees:
9,297

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:
40.79

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

This survey, along with the employee commuter survey, was completed by the Triangle J Council of Governments (TJCOG) in fall 2019. This survey measures the modes of transportation that NC State students and employees use most often, as well as gauge why they choose not to use other modes of transportation.


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:
17.90

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

This survey, along with the student commuter survey, was completed by the Triangle J Council of Governments (TJCOG) in fall 2019. This survey measures the modes of transportation that NC State students and employees use most often, as well as gauge why they choose not to use other modes of transportation.


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 59.20 82.10
Zero-emissions vehicle 0 0
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 13.71 2.99
Vanpool or carpool 4.35 6.24
Public transport or campus shuttle 22.07 2.04
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.33 0.89
Distance education / telecommute 0.33 5.75

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