Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Chelsea Hamilton
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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Vanderbilt University
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Chelsea Hamilton
Sustainability Outreach Coordinator
Sustainability and Environmental Management Office
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:
66

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:

Assumptions based on CMAQ grant calculations, Kimley Horn TDM consultant modal split analysis of University combined with 2018 data provided by VU Traffic and Parking regarding parking permits and bike registrations.


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) 33.40
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 56.20
Vanpool or carpool 5.40
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 1.80
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.30

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