Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.75
Liaison Cindy Shea
Submission Date July 24, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.64 / 2.00 Amanda Simmons
Transportation Demand Manager
Department of Public Safety
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:
82

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:

Most recent survey was conducted in 2015. 511 students returned usable data that was used to calculate the above percentages.

Our survey categories were combined as follows:
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means = walk and bicycle
Vanpool, carpool = vanpool, carpool, dropped off by friend/spouse
Public transport = bus, park & ride


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 18
Vanpool or carpool 3
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 57
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 1

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