Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.74
Liaison Cathy Liebowitz
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Emerson College
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.94 / 2.00 Mary Higgins
Director, Community Relations
Office of Government and Community Relations
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:

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:

FY 2014
Every two years the city issues a commuter survey that we are required to complete with sufficient/representative data. The survey was issued in early 2014 and the data was analyzed in late 2014. The representative sample was reached via email and signage and included commuting students only (non-campus residents).

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) 3
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 15
Vanpool or carpool 3
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 79
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0

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