Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.76
Liaison Diane Fout
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Transylvania University
OP-19: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.60 / 2.00 Samuel Crankshaw
Student Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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) 13.45
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 0.05
Vanpool or carpool 0.01
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 0
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0

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

Based on a transportation survey sent in the spring of 2015, 20% of Transylvania students commute to campus, while 80% of students live on campus. Of the 20% of students who commute, 68.29% use a personal car to get to campus (13.45% of the total student body), 7.32% carpool (.0144% of the total student body), and 24.39% walk to campus (.048% of the total student body).

The website URL where information about sustainable transportation for students is available:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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