Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.82
Liaison Ryan Ihrke
Submission Date Feb. 23, 2018
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Green Mountain College
OP-16: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.91 / 2.00 Ryan Ihrke
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Total percentage of students (graduate and undergraduate) that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary means of transportation:
95.36

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:

The sustainability office conducted a transportation survey in the spring of 2017 that asked a number of transportation questions, including primary mode of transportation for commuting to campus. The survey was designed by a former transportation research scholar from University of Vermont's Transportation Center with input from the current director of sustainability and a special focus group dedicated to carpooling.

The student response rate was 31%. Surveys were emailed to the population and survey responses were also collected in person aided by work study students with laptops sitting in the high traffic area of the student center during lunch time.


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) 4.64
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 95.36
Vanpool or carpool 0
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 0
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0

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