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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 61.96
Liaison Briar Schoon
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Portland Community College
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.08 / 2.00 Briar Schoon
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management Services
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation (0-100):
54

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

2,463 students at 4 campuses responded to an emailed survey in 2013 (most recent data available).


The percentage of students that use each of the following modes as their primary means of transportation to get to and from campus::
Percentage (0-100)
Commute with only the driver in the vehicle (excluding motorcycles and scooters) 46
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 8
Vanpool or carpool 9
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 30
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 1

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