Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.23
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date June 14, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Texas at Austin
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.44 / 2.00 Blanca Gamez
Assistant Director
Parking and Transportation Services
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:

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:

Using data from a survey administered during the 2016-2017 academic year, Parking and Transportation Services at UT Austin gathered data about student commuting. Survey data focused primarily on bicycling habits of UT Austin campus members, but also provided details on common mode of transportation.

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) 7.29
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 62.50
Vanpool or carpool 0
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 9.38
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Students who live on campus were not counted in the total for students who use sustainable commuting options.

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