Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.71
Liaison Gioia Thompson
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Vermont
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.90 / 5.00 Gioia Thompson
Sustainability Strategist
UVM Office of Sustainability
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
12,968.67

Full-time equivalent of employees:
3,443

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:
88

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

The data provided is from a survey conducted by CATMA (Chittenden Area Transportation Management Association) in collaboration with UVM. A sample of 1000 students and 1000 employees were surveyed from UVM in Fall 2022. The data is weighted by school year and permit status (if a student has a parking permit) in order to get more accurate data. This information is provided by CATMA to Abby Bleything for use in the STARS report.


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:
40

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

See description of CATMA survey above.


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 12 60
Zero-emissions vehicle 0 2
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 72 12
Vanpool or carpool 2 8
Public transport or campus shuttle 13 10
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 1 0
Distance education / telecommute --- 8

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