Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.82
Liaison Richard Demerjian
Submission Date March 28, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of California, Irvine
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
1.59 / 2.00 Carolyn Hernandez
Sustainable Transportation Manager
UCI Transportation & Distribution Services
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:
79.30

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting, including the timeframe for when the analysis was conducted and how a representative sample was reached, if applicable:

This annual survey is conducted in the beginning of Spring Quarter each academic year. The entire student population was emailed the online survey and participation was incentivized with a prize drawing at the end. The survey was open from Friday, April 14, 2017 at 10:00am to Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10:00am - a total of 16 days. Respondents selected which modes of transportation they used for a majority of their commute to work/class on campus.


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) 19.77
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 47.08
Vanpool or carpool 3.61
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 28.39
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.21

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This data is sourced from the 2017 Bus Love Survey, which covers student commute habits and other topics related to the campus shuttles, which are funded through undergraduate student fees.

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