Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.93
Liaison Gabrielle Jette
Submission Date April 13, 2022

STARS v2.2

The Catholic University of America
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.69 / 5.00
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
3,930

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,367

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:
59

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

From 3/27/19 to 4/12/19, the University conducted a transportation survey. 845 responses were recorded with a campus population at the time of 7,799 (inclusive of students, faculty, and staff), representing a 10.8% response rate. The is the last set of data before the campus population and commuting habits changed drastically due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The survey was sent out electronically to all of the campus community.


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:
39

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

From 3/27/19 to 4/12/19, the University conducted a transportation survey. 845 responses were recorded with a campus population at the time of 7,799 (inclusive of students, faculty, and staff), representing a 10.8% response rate. The is the last set of data before the campus population and commuting habits changed drastically due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The survey was sent out electronically to all of the campus community.


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 41 61
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 25.80 7.10
Vanpool or carpool 8 4
Public transport or campus shuttle 18 20
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.42 0
Distance education / telecommute 4 5

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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