Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.54
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.50 / 5.00 Blanca Gamez
Assistant Director
Parking and Transportation Services
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
47,296

Full-time equivalent of employees:
12,189

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:
71.88

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

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.


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:
62.91

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

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


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 7.29 28.18
Zero-emissions vehicle 0 0
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 62.50 41.09
Vanpool or carpool 0 7.27
Public transport or campus shuttle 9.38 13.64
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 0.91
Distance education / telecommute 0 0

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