Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.92
Liaison Gretchen Vanicor
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.70 / 5.00 Monica Rowand
Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
14,040

Full-time equivalent of employees:
2,029

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:
38

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

We send a survey out to all students to complete. The survey is sent via email and also available on the University's social media accounts. The Spring 2020 survey got 4% of student responses and we extrapolate that data to apply to the entire campus. The survey was sent in April 2020 and students were asked to respond based on their method getting to class before stay at home orders were in place. They are given three weeks to complete the survey.


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:
7

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

We send a survey out to all campus employees to complete (not employees of campus contractors). The survey is sent via email and also available on the University's social media accounts. The Spring 2020 survey got responses from 9% of employees and we extrapolate that data to apply to the entire population. The survey was sent in May 2020 and employees were asked to respond based on their method getting to campus before stay at home orders were in place. They are given three weeks to complete the survey.


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 61 93
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 33.20 4
Vanpool or carpool 3.10 3
Public transport or campus shuttle 1.80 ---
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.50 ---
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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Surveys used to assess modal split and other factors behind transportation decisions can be found at: https://ullafayette-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/c00436907_louisiana_edu/EvTL_y4vlY1DpUrLTUtwoqUBve6Xrt4s7MjfECm-RAedDw?e=9DoWAh

Split includes on campus residents

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