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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Survey Highlights

See below for highlights from the fall 2015 student travel survey. For more info see the full summary reports here.


  • Students in all grades are walking, biking and rolling a lot. For students living under 1 mile from school, K-5th graders are using active transportation for about 60% of their school commute trips; for older 6th-8th graders it is 76% of trips.

STUDENT MODE SHARE, HOME-TO-SCHOOL DISTANCE 0-1 MILE

SRTS mode share pie chart f2015 

  •  Half of all K-8 students use more than one way to get to school throughout the week.

SRTS multi-modal chart

  • Up to a quarter of all students commute entirely by walking, biking or rolling.
  • More K-8 students are walking (32%) than are being dropped off in a single family (non-carpool) vehicle (30%).

SRTS mode share 2006-2015