Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.69
Liaison Sally Hopley
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

Metropolitan Community College
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.84 / 5.00 Sally Hopley
Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Campus Planning and Sustainability
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
9,771

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,154

Has the institution gathered data about student commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
18.80

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

MCC conducted a student commuter survey in February 2016. A portion of the survey results was used to complete this information. The survey received 2,870 individual student responses.

The College planned on an updated survey for the modal split in 2020, but the assessment moved to 2021 due to COVID.


Has the institution gathered data about employee commuting behavior?:
No

Total percentage of employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
0

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

An employee commuting survey has not been conducted in recent years. We are planning to gather this data in fall 2021, assuming operations are in our new normal.


Percentage of students and employees that use the following as their primary mode of transportation:
Percentage of students (0-100) Percentage of employees (0-100)
Single-occupancy vehicle 82 ---
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 1.50 ---
Vanpool or carpool 7.50 ---
Public transport or campus shuttle 5.90 ---
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 ---
Distance education / telecommute --- ---

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Our survey also included using Uber or a taxi service to get to campus - that was 0.8 percent of responses. The 0.8 was added to the "Commute with only the driver in the vehicle" as those are the most similar in transportation mode.

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