Travel Surveys



Staff Travel Surveys

The  2011 Staff Travel Survey took place in October and November and the prize winners have been notified. The modal data will be displayed below shortly. Thank you to all those that took part. 

The University regularly conducts staff travel surveys with the aim of identifying:

Methodology Statement - 2007 Change of data

Early surveys considered the most used mode of transport by each person and underrepresented modes used by part time employees. From 2007 onwards we have rectified this by gathering data from all journeys.

The table below shows the percentage splits for different modes of transport usually used by staff respondents as noted in previous travel surveys.

Year

Car driver - on own (%)

Car passenger (%)

Formal car share (%)

Walk (%)

Cycle (%)

HUBS (%)

Bus (%)

Train (%)

Motorcycle (%)

Park and Ride (%)

Total (%)

1998

44

6

-

19

7

-

12

2

2

1

93

2001

32

4

6

23

9

2

12

3

2

1

94

2003

35

3

5

26

11

2

11

3

2

1

99

2005

29

3

4

29

11

2

11

3

2

1

95

Weighted

2007

21

3

3

30

12

1

7

3

2

1

83

Weighted

2009

21

4

3

32

14

1

10

5

3

1

94

Weighted

2011

18

4

2

28

15

2

10

6

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The table below shows the direct comparison between the modes surveyed in 2007, 2009 and 2011 - usual mode of travel

Year

Car driver - own (%)

Car driver - with a least one passenger (%)

Car passenger (%)

Formal car share (%)

Walk (%)

Cycle (%)

HUBS (%)

Bus (%)

Train (%)

Motorcycle (%)

Park and Ride (%)

2007

23

7

6

3

29

12

3

10

4

2

1

2009

22

7

5

3

29

13

2

11

6

2

1

2011

18

7

4

2

28

15

2

9

6

2

1

The table below shows the direct comparison between the modes surveyed in 2009 and 2011 - usual mode of travel - usual mode of travel (4-5 times per week)

Year

Car driver - own (%)

Car driver - with a least one passenger (%)

Car passenger (%)

Formal car share (%)

Walk (%)

Cycle (%)

HUBS (%)

Bus (%)

Train (%)

Motorcycle (%)

Park and Ride (%)

Taxi (%)

Wheelchair/ mobility scooter (%)

Working from home (%)

2009

21

7

4

3

31

14

1

10

5

3

1

Less than 1

Less than 1

2

2011

18

7

4

2

28

15

2

9

6

2

1

Less than 1

1

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The table below shows the full set of data for the 2011 survey

Year

Car driver - own (%)

Car driver - with a least one passenger (%)

Car passenger (%)

Formal car share (%)

Walk (%)

Cycle (%)

HUBS (%)

Bus (%)

U6 (%)

Train (%)

Motorcycle (%)

Park and Ride (%)

Taxi (%)

Wheelchair/ mobility scooter (%)

Working from home (%)

2011

18

7

4

2

28

15

2

9

Less than 1

6

2

1

Less than 1

Less than 1

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student travel surveys

Historically no specific student travel surveys have been undertaken. It was therefore essential that a travel survey be undertaken in order to ascertain the difficulties students face with travel and transport to and at the University and for the development of the student travel plan.

The aims of conducting the initial travel survey were to identify:

A student travel survey will now be conducted every two years.

Travel to study data

The table below shows the percentage splits for different modes of transport usually used by student respondents from their term-time accommodation to their main place of study. The data has been listed to the nearest whole number.

Year

Car driver - own (%)

Car driver - with a least one passenger

Car passenger (%)

Formal car share (%)

Walk (%)

Cycle (%)

Bus (%)

U6 Bus (%)

Other Wessex Red Bus (%)

Train (%)

Motorcycle (%)

Park and Ride (%)

Taxi (%)

 

Wheelchair/mobility scooter (%)

Formal study from home (%)

2008

4

1

1

Less than 1

75

12

4

N/A

N/A

2

Less than 1

Less than 1

Less than 1

N/A

N/A

2012

5

1

2

Less than 1

62

11

3

9

Less than 1

3

Less than 1

Less than 1

Less than 1

Less than 1

3

 

Travel to University data

The table below shows the percentage splits for different modes of transport usually used by student respondents from their non-term time accommodation to their term-time accommodation

Year

Car driver - own (%)

Car driver - with a least one passenger

Car passenger (%)

Formal car share (%)

Walk (%)

Cycle (%)

Bus (%)

Wessex Red Bus (%)

Train (%)

Motorcycle (%)

Park and Ride (%)

Taxi (%)

Plane (%)

2008

14

5

17

Less than 1

3

1

15

N/A

29

Less than 1

Less than 1

3

12

2012

10

3

12

Less than 1

3

1

13

2

40

Less than 1

Less than 1

3

13