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National survey on commuting to university - in the time of Covid-19

 

RUSThe survey, promoted by the Mobility Working Group of the University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS), investigates the forecasts for the change in the mobility habits of students and employees of the University in the next academic year. The information collected will be essential for helping to define any new strategies and interventions to help access to university campuses also in light of the current health emergency. The questionnaire is completely anonymous, the data will be treated in an aggregate way; the duration of the compilation is about 10 minutes.

THANKS FOR YOUR COLLABORATION!

 

The survey is managed by Matteo Colleoni and Massimiliano Rossetti (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca), Elena Maggi (Università degli Studi dell'Insubria) and Andrea Scagni (Università degli Studi di Torino).

This survey is anonymous.

The record of your survey responses does not contain any identifying information about you, unless a specific survey question explicitly asked for it.

If you used an identifying token to access this survey, please rest assured that this token will not be stored together with your responses. It is managed in a separate database and will only be updated to indicate whether you did (or did not) complete this survey. There is no way of matching identification tokens with survey responses.


 

PRIVACY POLICY

Dear user, in accordance with Article 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679, also known as GDPR, please find the following information on how we will process your personal data.

Your personal data will be processed in accordance with the principles of propriety, lawfulness, transparency and the protection of privacy and your rights. It may occur manually or electronically or with the the use of IT or automated devices. Data processing may consist of any operation carried out with or without the use of automated processes, including the collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, elaboration, selection, blocking, adaptation, modification, extraction, consultation, use, communication via transmission, diffusion or any other means of making available, comparison, interconnection, limitation, cancellation or destruction of said data.

Who is the Data Controller?

The Data Controller - i.e. the body that determines how and why your data is processed - is the University of Brescia, located in Piazza Mercato, 15 - 25121 Brescia, represented by the Rector, its legal representative (hereinafter the “Controller”). You can contact the Controller by writing to the certified email address ammcentr@cert.unibs.it

Who is the Data Protection Officer?

The University of Brescia has appointed a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted with all queries relating to personal data processing and to exercise any rights deriving from GDPR. The Data Protection Officer is Società Frareg S.r.l., represented by Mr Luca Serra, who can be contacted at the email: rpd@unibs.it

Why do we process your data?

In accordance with Article 6, Paragraph 1 of GDPR, your personal data is processed so that the relevant university department/bodies can fulfil all duties allocated to them. More specifically, the university will process your data for:

1. Investigate the forecasts of change in the mobility habits of students and employees of the Italian University in the next academic year, in light of the Covid-19 health emergency.

2. Research activities in the field of mobility

Who can we communicate your data to?

Your data is processed by personnel who belong to the departments of the university and are authorised by the Data Controller, in accordance with their functions and skills.

Moreover, the Data Controller can communicate your personal data to the following external third-party subjects, because their activities are essential to the achievement of the aforementioned purposes, including as regards functions attributed to them by law:

Is it compulsory for you to provide us with your data?

Yes, because if you fail to do so, the university will be unable to complete required activities and deal with requests. However, formal declaration of consent for data processing is required only for process the e-mail address.

How long will we store your data for?

Your personal data will be stored in the database of the Data Controller, for 3 years.

Where present, authentication logs will be erased after 180 days.

What are your rights and how can you exercise them?

You have the right to:

 

  • access your personal data;
  • obtain the correction or cancellation of data or the limitation of data processing;
  • request data portability if data is in digital form;
  • oppose data processing;
  • make a complaint to the supervisory authorities.

You can exercise your rights by contacting the Data Controller and/or the Data Protection Officer; the Data Controller must respond to your within 30 days of the date they receive your request (this period can be extended to 90 days if the request is particularly complex).

In the event that you believe that your data has been processed in a way that violates relevant regulations, or if the response to a request in which you have exercised one or more of the rights set out in Articles 15-22 of GDPR fails to arrive within the time limit indicated or is unsatisfactory, you can contact the supervisory authority or the authority  of the protection of personal data.

Will you be subject to automated decision-making processes?

No, you will not be subject to any decisions based solely on automated processes (including profiling), unless you have explicitly provided your consent for this.

Is your data safe?

Your data is processed in a lawful, proper manner and we adopt appropriate security measures designed to prevent any unauthorised access, disclosure, modification or destruction of the data.

For any further question related to the survey contact rus.mobility@unimib.it  

DATA POLICY
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I have read and agree to the present Privacy Policy and the treatment of my personal data as indicated above
 
Information on your current place of work and position
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In which university do you study or work?
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What is your role in the University?

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What is your discipline? 
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Which is your course field of study? 
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course of study 

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Which year are you in?
Indicate which year you are in, including the current one (2019-2020)
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Which year are you in?
Indicate which year you are in, including the current one (2019-2020)
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Which year are you in?
Indicate which year you are in, including the current one (2019-2020)
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In which University building do you spend most of your time?
Indicate the address of the destination university campus
Number and Zip code:
Indicate the address of the destination university campus
(This question is mandatory)
Which is your main activity?  
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Are you non-resident student/worker? 

It means that you temporarily live in accommodation closer to the University but different than your own home (permanent address - residence)
(This question is mandatory)
Normally during pre-COVID-19 time, how many days per week did you spend at University?
For students and professors: indicate the days during the classes period
(This question is mandatory)
Before the Covid-19 outbreak, you worked:
(This question is mandatory)
Normally, how many days a month did you work at home?
Only integers from 1 to 31
Information on home-university travel
The following questions refer to the usual place of departure from which you reach the university (residence, home, hostel, hotel etc ..), hereinafter referred to as "home"
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Which means/mode did you normally use to go from home to university before the COVID-19 pandemic?

If you used multiple combined travel modes, indicate the first here. You will indicate the others afterwards.
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Besides the means/mode you indicated, did you normally use other transport modes or had you arrived at destination?
(This question is mandatory)

I used the following means/modes:

Second part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)
Besides the means/mode you indicated, did you normally use other transport modes or had you arrived at destination?
(This question is mandatory)

I used the following means/modes:

Third part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)

Besides the means/mode you indicated, did you normally use other transport modes or had you arrived at destination?

(This question is mandatory)

I used the following means/modes:

Fourth part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)

Besides the means/mode you indicated, did you normally use other transport modes or had you arrived at destination?

(This question is mandatory)

I used the following means/modes:

Fifth part of the journey
(This question is mandatory)
Among the indicated transport modes, which is the main transport mode you used to cover the main distance to reach the University?
The main transport mode you use to cover the main distance
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Normally, how many minutes do you need to reach the University?

 

Indicate the time in minutes (ONE WAY)
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On average, how far is University from your home (km)?
one way. If you live within 1km indicates 1.
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Normally, how many people travel with you on the way home-university and university-home? 
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Normally, with whom do you travel on the way home-university and university-home?
Information on the characteristics of your private means of transport
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Considering the means of transport you normally use to travel home-university, which type of fuel does it have?
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Considering the means of transport you normally use to travel home-university, which is your car’s engine size?  
 Of the car you normally use to travel home - university
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Considering the means of transport you normally use to travel home-university, which is your motorbike’s engine size?
Of the motorbike you normally use to travel home - university
(This question is mandatory)
Considering the means of transport you normally use to travel home-university, which category (European Emission Standard) is your vehicle?
 Of the car you normally use to travel home - university
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Considering the means of transport you normally use to travel home-university, which category (European Emission Standard) is your vehicle?
 Of the motorbike you normally use to travel home - university
Information on your mobility possibilities
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Usually, do you have a subscription to public transport?
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How much do you pay for your subscription for public transport (per year)?
 In euro.
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Do you have a driving licence Type B or superior? 
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Which of the following means of transport could be available for your trips to university?
Petrol / diesel car
LPG / CNG car
Electric car or plug-in hybrid
Motorbike
Bike
e-bike
Electric scooter
Home-university travel in the next academic year

We hypothesize two possible scenarios of evolution of the health situation. Answer questions by imagining that you are in each of the two scenarios:

  • SCENARIO 1: The virus is almost eradicated, the new contagions are decreased throughout the country and the measures of distacing and protection are now loosened and school activities for children are regularly active. Lectures are provided through face-to-face lessons, even though using precautions and avoiding an excessive concentration of students, excluding some special cases. For standard courses, online classes may not be fully available.
  • SCENARIO 2: The virus is still dangerous, the contagion has slowed down but continues and it is necessary to maintain strict distancing and protection measures and school activities for children are not regularly active. Lectures are provided through face-to-face lessons only to small courses, which can be partially attended (not all lessons). The whole teaching offer is fully available online.
(This question is mandatory)

Do you plan to continue attending the same university where you are enrolled now?

SCENARIO 1 Virus is almost eradicated SCENARIO 2 Virus is still dangerous
Yes
No
Which university do you want to enroll in?
(This question is mandatory)

How often do you think you will go to university in the next academic year?

SCENARIO 1 Virus is almost eradicated SCENARIO 2 Virus is still dangerous
I will go there when it is strictly necessary
I will go to university at least half the time that I used to go previously
I will go more or less as before.
For students and professors: refer to the classes period
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If possible, would you be available to change the time slots and/or days of your academic/work activity in order to avoid excessive concentration of people moving at the same time?
SCENARIO 1: The virus is almost eradicated SCENARIO 2: The virus is still dangerous
Yes, even activities on Saturdays and in the evening 6pm-10pm
Yes, even activities on Saturday before 8pm
Yes, but only from Monday to Friday, including the 6pm-10pm evening slot
Yes, but only from Monday to Friday before 8pm
No
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Considering your job, would you possibly be available to work from home?
SCENARIO 1: The virus is almost eradicated SCENARIO 2: The virus is still dangerous
Yes, every day
Yes, but only for a few days a month
No
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Would you be available to move to a domicile closer to the university to avoid using public transport on the journey from home to university?

SCENARIO 1 Virus is almost eradicated SCENARIO 2 Virus is still dangerous
Yes, in any case
Yes, but only in a university dorm (if available)
Yes, even in an apartment but with a moderate rent
No, I already live close
No
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Do you think that your way of travelling to university will change from the next academic year?

SCENARIO 1 Virus is almost eradicated SCENARIO 2 Virus is still dangerous
Yes
No
(This question is mandatory)
In case of SCENARIO 1: The virus is almost eradicated. Which means of transport will you use to go to the university next academic year?
If you use more than 1 mean of transport indicate here the first. Next you will indicate the others
(This question is mandatory)

After using the means/way you have indicated, do you use other means/ways of moving, or have you arrived at your destination?

(This question is mandatory)

I will use the following means/ways of moving:

second part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)

After using the means/way you have indicated, do you use other means/ways of moving, or have you arrived at your destination?

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I will use the following means/ways of moving:

Third part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)
After using the means/way you have indicated, do you use other means/ways of moving, or have you arrived at your destination?
(This question is mandatory)

I will use the following means/ways of moving:

Fourth part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)

After using the means/way you have indicated, do you use other means/ways of moving, or have you arrived at your destination?

(This question is mandatory)

I will use the following means/ways of moving:

Fifth part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)
Among the indicated transport modes, which is the main transport mode you used to cover the main distance to reach the University?

SCENARIO 1 - Virus is almost eradicated

(This question is mandatory)

The means/ways you have just indicated would be the same even in the case of SCENARIO 2: The virus is still dangerous?

(This question is mandatory)
In case of SCENARIO 2: The virus is still dangerous. Which means of transport will you use to go to the university next academic year?
If you use more than 1 mean of transport indicate here the first. Next you will indicate the others
(This question is mandatory)

After using the means/way you have indicated, do you use other means/ways of moving, or have you arrived at your destination?

(This question is mandatory)

I will use the following means/ways of moving:

Second part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)

After using the means/way you have indicated, do you use other means/ways of moving, or have you arrived at your destination?

(This question is mandatory)
I will use the following means/ways of moving:

Third part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)
After using the means/way you have indicated, do you use other means/ways of moving, or have you arrived at your destination?
(This question is mandatory)

I will use the following means/ways of moving:

Fourth part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)

After using the means/way you have indicated, do you use other means/ways of moving, or have you arrived at your destination?

(This question is mandatory)
I will use the following means/ways of moving:

Fifth part of the journey

(This question is mandatory)
Among the indicated transport modes, which is the main transport mode you used to cover the main distance to reach the University?

SCENARIO 2 - Virus is still dangerous

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Indicate the importance of the following factors in the decision to change compared to the past (with attention to SCENARIO 1: The virus is almost eradicated)

To be safer (in terms of health)
With the pre-pandemic mean of transport, times would be too long
Public transport services will become unreliable
Traffic will increase and I want to help limit the environmental impact
Cost savings
(This question is mandatory)
Indicate the importance of the following factors in the decision to change compared to the past (with attention to SCENARIO 2: The virus is still dangerous)
To be safer (in terms of health)
With the pre-pandemic mean of transport, times would be too long
Public transport services will become unreliable
Traffic will increase and I want to help limit the environmental impact
Cost savings

If there are other reasons that led you to change your way of travelling, indicate them below:

Active mobility (on foot or by scooter or by private/sharing bicycle)
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Do you think it would be possible for you, as a matter of principle, to go to university using, at least in part, active mobility (on foot, bicycle, scooter)?

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How important would the following factors be in motivating you to, at least partially, walk to university?

A quiet and safe pedestrian path compared to motorized traffic
A path with high personal security (thefts, harassment, etc.)
An uneven path (existence of spacious, clean sidewalks, not overgrown with parked cars or other obstacles, absence of holes, etc.)
A greener pedestrian path
Feeling part of a community that believes it is important to reduce its environmental impact
(This question is mandatory)

How important would the following factors be in motivating you to, at least partially, go to the university by traditional / electric bicycle or electric scooter?

A safe cycle path (protected from motorised traffic), continuous and not bumpy
An economic incentive for moving in this way (e.g. monetary incentive per km, purchase vouchers, etc.)
A significant bonus for buying a bicycle or a scooter
A greener cycle path
Availability and security from theft of university bicycle parking
Absence/elimination/pricing of the car park available at the university
Feeling part of a community that believes it is important to reduce its environmental impact
Facilitations for transporting bicycles on the public transport service (trains /buses)
Presence of charging points for electric vehicles
Carpooling (car shared with other people who go to the same university)
(This question is mandatory)
Complying with the regulation on spatial distancing between travelers (which provides only 2 individuals on board, with the passenger sitting diagonally on the back seat), would you consider using this modal choice?
(This question is mandatory)

How important would be the following factors to motivate you, at least in part, to go to university by using carpooling?

Existence of a service organized by the university (e.g. dedicated app for organizing timetables and searching for travel companions) at discounted prices
Economic incentive for the use (e.g. vouchers) of this way
Availability of reserved parking
Possibility to reduce travel times (e.g. avoiding the use of multiple means of transport)
Having the opportunity to not drive the shared car
Park and Ride

Interchange parking spaces where you can leave your car and then use other means of transport (private individual or collective public) to travel the final stretch to reach the university.

(This question is mandatory)

You have chosen to use the car (private or shared). Would you be willing to park it in an interchange car park and then take the final stretch to reach the university with another modal choice?

(This question is mandatory)

How important would the following factors be to motivate you to to reach the university using Park & Ride?

Availability of public transport (e.g. bus, tram, subway) with high frequency of trips for the final stretch
Availability of a transport service for students and university employees (e.g. shuttles, dedicated lines, etc.)
Availability of a means of sharing mobility (e.g. traditional bicycle, ebike, electric scooter) in the final stretch
Economic incentive for the purchase of an individual vehicle (e.g., folding bicycle, electric scooter) for the final stretch
Integrated discounted rate (parking + public or shared transport) for the use of this modal choice
Availability of free reserved parking spaces for those who use it
Availability of charging stations for electric or plug-in hybrid cars
MaaS (Mobility as a Service)

Possibility of having a single flat-rate subscription (usually monthly) that guarantees a personalized use of various means of transport: public transport, sharing vehicles, taxis and others, which can be used unlimitedly with a single subscription, being able to be informed and to manage their use via "app" on smartphone.

(This question is mandatory)
Would you be interested in such a service to reach the University?
(This question is mandatory)
How important would the following factors be to choose a service of this type for your mobility to / from the University?
Possibility to have access to different means of transport through a single tool (university card, app ...)
Integrated discounted rate between public transport and sharing for access to the university
Knowledge of the actual cost of travel
Travel planning service with dynamic management of the path for changes in real time
Personal information
(This question is mandatory)
Gender:
(This question is mandatory)
Age:
(This question is mandatory)
Household type
In the place you used to live before the Covid-19 outbreak
Age of your children living with you
(This question is mandatory)
Number of people in your household (include yourself) 
(This question is mandatory)
In which province/metropolitan area do you live? Current address (domicile)
Please refer to the place from where you start most of the time when you go to University
(This question is mandatory)
Municipality
Please refer to the place from where you start most of the time when you go to University
ZIP code domicile:
(This question is mandatory)
In which province/metropolitan area do you live? Permanent address (residence)
You indicated to be a non-resident student. Tell me your residence 
(This question is mandatory)
Municipality (Residence)
ZIP code residence:
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