Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.35
Liaison Christa Rieck
Submission Date Nov. 23, 2015
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University of Houston
OP-19: Student Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.76 / 2.00 Michael Mendoza
Sustainability Manager
Office of 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) 62
Walk, bicycle, or use other non-motorized means 16.10
Vanpool or carpool 10
Take a campus shuttle or public transportation 11.40
Use a motorcycle, scooter or moped 0.50

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

A survey was conducted by our regional transit authority (METRO) along with permit sales data.

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

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