Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.13
Liaison Bridget Flynn
Submission Date March 9, 2017
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Oberlin College
OP-19: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.96 / 2.00 Bridget Flynn
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Environmental Sustainability
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Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options:

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) 2
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 96
Vanpool or carpool 2
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 0
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped ---

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

The percentages above are an estimate generated by Office of Environmental Sustainability staff in consultation with parking data, students, facilities, and observations.

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

Because Oberlin's campus is relatively compact and student parking is largely in peripheral lots, unless a student lives off-campus and more than a mile away (again, a very small number), driving is not the most convenient way to get around.

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