Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.13
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 24, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of San Diego
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 5.00 Alison Sanchirico
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
8,328

Full-time equivalent of employees:
2,116.40

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:
47

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

About 1/3 of all on-campus students live on campus and do not commute to class. Parking Services hired a consultant in 2018 who used their data and worked with USD's Institutional Research & Planning Office to conduct a university-wide survey on these kinds of issues for students who commute.


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:
12.55

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

Parking Services hired a consultant in 2018 who used their data and worked with USD's Institutional Research & Planning Office to conduct a university-wide survey on these kinds of issues for employee commuters.


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 54 87
Zero-emissions vehicle 1 4
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 40 3.50
Vanpool or carpool 5 5.50
Public transport or campus shuttle 1 2.60
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 1 0.90
Distance education / telecommute 7.30 0

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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