Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 92.73
Liaison Emmanuelle Jodoin
Submission Date Oct. 24, 2022

STARS v2.2

Université de Sherbrooke
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.68 / 5.00 Patrice Cordeau
Assistant Vice-President, Sustainable Development
Office of the Vice-President, Administration and Sustainable Development
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
22,618

Full-time equivalent of employees:
4,387

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:
76

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

All students attending the Université de Sherbrooke three campuses were surveyed during the winter 2022 session through an online questionnaire distributed via the Survey Monkey survey tool. The survey was released on April 11, a follow-up was conducted on April 20 to ensure a better participation rate, and it was closed on April 27. A total of 1149 students submitted valid responses. The margin of error for this study is 3%, 19 times out of 20.

The survey is conducted every two years in order to be able to compare over time the evolution of modal shares and the performance indicators of our sustainable mobility measures.


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:
61

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

All employees attending the Université de Sherbrooke three campuses were surveyed during the winter 2022 session through an online questionnaire distributed via the Survey Monkey survey tool. The survey was released on April 11, a follow-up was conducted on April 20 to ensure a better participation rate, and it was closed on April 27. A total of 1572 employees submitted valid responses. The margin of error for this study is 3%, 19 times out of 20.

The survey is conducted every two years in order to be able to compare over time the evolution of modal shares and the performance indicators of our sustainable mobility measures.


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 --- ---
Zero-emissions vehicle 9.60 19.10
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 18.20 7.40
Vanpool or carpool 4.40 4.10
Public transport or campus shuttle 39.90 13.90
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped --- ---
Distance education / telecommute 4.35 ---

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The number of full-time equivalent student and employee enrollment considered in this credit was compiled for the fiscal year from May 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022, consistent with the period during which the survey was conducted. These data therefore differ from those presented in Credit PRE5, which represents the year 2020-2021.

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