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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 Gold
Overall Score 65.93
Liaison Srinivasan Raghavan
Submission Date Feb. 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Missouri
OP-19: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.12 / 2.00 Alicia LaVaute
Sr. Recycling & Waste Minimization Specialist
Sustainability Office
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Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options:
56

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) 44
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 13
Vanpool or carpool 0
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 42
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.50

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting:

Student commuting data is gathered based on the number of parking permits sold. The MUPD registered 450 bikes for the 2013-2014 academic year, and their officer estimates that represents about 20 percent of student riders on campus.


The website URL where information about sustainable transportation for students is available:

Student scooters and mopeds do not require a permit and are harder to track.

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.