Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.05
Liaison Nicole Arsenault
Submission Date April 20, 2016
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STARS v2.0

York University
OP-19: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.68 / 2.00 Nicole Arsenault
Program Director, Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options:

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) 16
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 8
Vanpool or carpool 5
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 66
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting:
Smart Commute – North Toronto, Vaughan (NTV) is a non-profit organization working with the York University Community to encourage alternatives to driving alone to York. Throughout March 2012, Smart Commute NTV, in partnership with Transportation Services, conducted a detailed commuting survey with the York University community. The objective of the survey was to better understand current commuting patterns and challenges, and to obtain input to help improve commuting options for the York University community.

The website URL where information about sustainable transportation for students is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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