Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.21
Liaison Imad Alsyouf
Submission Date May 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.18 / 5.00
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
13,197

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,645

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:
46.80

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

Modal split data was collected as part of a travel survey which was conducted for (1) research project funded by Sharjah Research Academy (PI: Dr. Khaled Hamad) and (2) Master’s Thesis for Lubna Obaid (Supervised by Dr. Khaled Hamad).


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:
18

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

Modal split data was collected as part of a travel survey which was conducted for (1) research project funded by Sharjah Research Academy (PI: Dr. Khaled Hamad) and (2) Master’s Thesis for Lubna Obaid (Supervised by Dr. Khaled Hamad).


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 53.20 82
Zero-emissions vehicle 0 0
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 12.60 7.80
Vanpool or carpool 10.70 3.90
Public transport or campus shuttle 23.50 6.30
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 0
Distance education / telecommute 0 0

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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