Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.47
Liaison Aaron Klemm
Submission Date Aug. 26, 2016
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San Jose State University
OP-19: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.32 / 2.00 Tiffany Rodriguez
Commute Coordinator
Associated Students, Transportation Solutions
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Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options:

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) 32.90
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 19.70
Vanpool or carpool 5.70
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 40.80
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped ---

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

Transportation Solutions annual survey administered at the end of fall semester. This was TS’s thirteenth online survey and it was administered by SurveyMonkey. The survey was carried out from November 2nd through 14th The survey’s link was sent to 36,165 students (Regular enrollment, Open University, Special Sessions, etc.); 4,846 participated at a response rate of 13.4%. The survey instrument was the same as previous years and as before, the results proved TS effectiveness in reducing reliance on
single occupant vehicles and meeting the modal shift targets.

The website URL where information about sustainable transportation for students is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

AS-SJSU Transportation Solutions Annual Commute Survey.


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