Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.37
Liaison Suzanne Davis
Submission Date Oct. 26, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Queensland
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.06 / 5.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
42,200

Full-time equivalent of employees:
6,613

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:
84.43

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

UQ's most recent transport study was undertaken during semester 2 2018. Data was gathered from field counts, GoCard data (Brisbane City's public transport system's electronic ticketing system) and from a University-wide survey. The study is undertaken to inform future transport and campus planning as well as understand sustainable transport activities. Pnuematic traffic counters at main entry points, field counts on all pedestrian entry points, Translink GoCard data for bus and ferry arrivals as well as bidirectional infrared counters.

The event information regarding the survey component of data collection, held during UQ Sustainability Week , can be found online
https://sustainability.uq.edu.au/event/session/1566


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:
61.23

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

UQ's most recent transport study was undertaken during semester 2 2018. Data was gathered from field counts, GoCard data (Brisbane City's public transport system's electronic ticketing system) and from a University-wide survey. The study is undertaken to inform future transport and campus planning as well as understand sustainable transport activities. Pnuematic traffic counters at main entry points, field counts on all pedestrian entry points, Translink GoCard data for bus and ferry arrivals as well as bidirectional infrared counters.

The event information regarding the survey component of data collection, held during UQ Sustainability Week , can be found online
https://sustainability.uq.edu.au/event/session/1566


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 16.17 39.27
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 20 13
Vanpool or carpool 4.83 11.73
Public transport or campus shuttle 59 35
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0.60 1.50
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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