Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Debra Shepard
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Wentworth Institute of Technology
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Debra Shepard
Sustainability Consultant
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
4,149

Full-time equivalent of employees:
626

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:
92

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

Data is collected for reporting regionally on demand management, using a survey or count method.


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:
84

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

Data is collected annually to report to local and state agencies on transportation demand management, using a survey method. The 2020 estimate was adjusted to account for changes in commute modes due to covid-19 protocols.


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 14
Zero-emissions vehicle 0 0
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 25 8
Vanpool or carpool 1 1
Public transport or campus shuttle 13 20
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 0
Distance education / telecommute 50 50

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Due to the covid-19 pandemic, there were no students living on campus and fully remote classes/work for half the year, followed by partial distance learning for fall of 2020. The data above estimates the effects of this temporary change in commuting modes.

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