Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.70
Liaison Kevin Kirsche
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Georgia
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.75 / 5.00 Nate Shear
Sustainability Metrics Intern
Office of Sustainability
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
35,165

Full-time equivalent of employees:
10,384

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:
62

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

Data provided by UGA Parking Services.
This is the percentage of students who do not purchase a parking permit. Students who do not purchase a parking permit are assumed to utilize alternative modes of transportation for their commute to campus (i.e. walk, bike, bus, carpool).
Roughly 21,800 out of 35,165 students do NOT purchase parking permits
Roughly 13,400 out of 35,165 students purchase parking permits


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:
31

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

Data derived from UGA Parking Services.
This is the percentage of employees who do not purchase parking passes. It is assumed that employees who do not purchase a parking pass are arriving to campus through alternative modes of transportation (i.e. walk, bike, bus, carpool).
Roughly 3,200 out of 10,384 employees do NOT purchase parking permits
Roughly 7,100 out of 10,834 employees purchase parking permits


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 --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode --- ---
Vanpool or carpool --- ---
Public transport or campus shuttle --- ---
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped --- ---
Distance education / telecommute --- ---

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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