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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.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.95
Liaison Tim Albertson
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

North Seattle College
OP-17: Employee Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.42 / 2.00 Tim Albertson
Sustainability Coordinator
Student Development Services
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Total percentage of the institution’s employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary method of transportation:
71.20

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting, including the timeframe for when the analysis was conducted and how a representative sample was reached, if applicable:

A yearly transportation survey is conducted to all employees.


The percentage of the institution's employees that use each of the following modes as their primary means of transportation to and from campus::
Percentage (0-100)
Commute with only the driver in the vehicle (excluding motorcycles and scooters) 28.80
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 16.80
Vanpool or carpool 11.30
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 43.10
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped ---
Telecommute for 50 percent or more of their regular work hours ---

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

The information was extrapolated from yearly data that surveys a random sample of employee population about their commuting habits. The sample represented 12 percent of the staff.

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.