Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.72
Liaison Lindsey Abernathy
Submission Date July 17, 2019
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University of Mississippi
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.96 / 2.00 Lindsey Abernathy
Associate Director
Office of Sustainability
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:
48

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 data was gathered via a Qualtrics survey that was developed in partnership with the Active Transportation Advisory Committee and the Office of Institutional Research, Effectiveness and Planning (IREP). IREP developed a representative and anonymous sample of students, faculty and staff using key demographic information housed internally. IREP also distributed the survey. The survey was fielded during November 5th-30th, 2018 and received 1040 valid responses.


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) 52
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 16
Vanpool or carpool 8
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 24
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped ---

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Our survey did not include motorcycle, scooter or moped as options.

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