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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Liaison Stephenie Presseller
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Moraine Valley Community College
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

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Complete Expired Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
Sustainability
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

The name of the campaign(s):
Cy-Rides Carpool Matching Campaign

A brief description of the campaign(s):

Cy-Rides is a free, internet based, carpool matching and tracking program administered by Moraine Valley. The 2010 Campaign, involving emails, student outreach and display booths at college events, was targeted primarily at the student population but Cy-Rides is also open to staff and faculty.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign(s):

The 2010 Campaign resulted in:
Total Users: 453
Total New Users: 197
Active Commutes: 192
New Commutes Posted: 159
Avg. commute distance: 8 miles
Avg. Matches/Post: 9

Based on user surveys, approximately 20% of rides posted on Cy-Rides result in a shared ride. Using these figures along with IRS vehicle operating costs and EPA assumptions, we estimate that in 2010 MVCC community reduced: C02(lbs)45,570


The website URL for the campaign:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.