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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 69.60
Liaison Shanna Eller
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
OP-19: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.70 / 2.00 Trey McDonald
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options:
85

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) 14
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 49
Vanpool or carpool 7
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 29
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 1

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

Review of permit sales data, Greensboro Transit Authority ridership data, and surveys conducted by POCAM (Parking Operations and Campus Access Management).


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

Information received from Suzanne Williams, Associate Director of Campus Access and Travel Demand Management and from the UNCG GHG Audit. Data are for FY 2013-14.

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.