Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.88
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date April 30, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Texas at Austin
OP-19: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.36 / 2.00 Blanca Juarez
Alternative Transportation Manager
Parking & Transportation
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Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options:

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) 29
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 37
Vanpool or carpool 3
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 26
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 2

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

The data is from a 2012 mode survey administered to the whole campus via email invitation. Response rate was low (834 students) but this is currently the only modal survey available to the campus.

The website URL where information about sustainable transportation for students is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.