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Transportation

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3 College Sophomore

Transportation: Having a car is very freeing. The buses are generally late, but go where you need them to.

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5 College Sophomore

Transportation: The transportation on the campus is tremendous and is well needed plus it has the qualities of public transit in known cities.

5 College Junior

Transportation: The schools shuttle service goes all around town. No matter where you live you can always find a bus stop with in walking distance in Carbondale.

4 College Junior

Transportation: not having a car on campus is stressful, but I am able to get around using the campus bus shuttle

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3 College Sophomore

Transportation: We have free transportation but I drive

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Student Polls

How convenient is the campus-provided transportation?    Based on 95 responses

  • 54% Easily accessible, runs frequently and has many pick-up locations.
  • 31% Somewhat accessible with a schedule that usually parallels class times.
  • 12% Moderately difficult to utilize, the pick-up times and locations are far and few between.
  • 3% Extremely difficult to utilize-it's not reliable nor is it convenient for a student's schedule.
  • 1% Nonexistent.

How necessary is it to have a car on campus?    Based on 94 responses

  • 5% Campus is isolated, so students rely mostly on cars to get them where they need to go.
  • 19% The shuttle/bus service often fails to meet student needs, so a car is very practical.
  • 71% Students usually walk or take the bus, but cars are nice for venturing outside the bus line.
  • 4% Cars are totally pointless. Everything you need is within walking distance.
  • 0% You can't have a car here.

Rate the convenience of long-distance transportation to travel between home and school    Based on 58 responses

Non-applicable
Very convenient
  • Airport
  • Passenger bus
  • Passenger train
  • Ride sharing

Rate the cost of the following transit options    Based on 59 responses

Non-applicable
Free
  • Campus shuttle
  • Public transportation
  • Taxis
  • Zip cars

Rate the convenience of the following transit options    Based on 59 responses

Non-applicable
Very convenient
  • Campus shuttle
  • Public transportation
  • Taxis
  • Zip cars

How easy is it to get around town?    Based on 94 responses

  • 28% Very easy.
  • 66% Fairly easy.
  • 5% Fairly difficult.
  • 1% Very difficult.
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