Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 84.41
Liaison Patrick McKee
Submission Date March 26, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Connecticut
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.63 / 2.00 Richard Miller
Ofice of Environmental Policy
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:

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:

Numbers are gathered from parking permits distributed by UConn’s Parking Services for residents, non-residents, carpools, and moped/motorcycles. Transportation services continuously tracks how many students use the campus shuttles, and the new U-Pass program counts how many permits are distributed to students to use state-wide public transportation for free.

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) 18
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 27
Vanpool or carpool 2
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 32
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 21

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