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Questions asked of participants:


Air Quality Cleaner Air Partnership



Questions asked of participants:

  • Type of Trip Survey 
    At this MTP workshop, we will be looking at the types of transportation trips people make by the distance they travel. We will use the options of shorter-distance, medium-distance, and longer-distance trips.
    Please mark all of the options you have used for these types of trips in the last month.
    1. Shorter-Distance Trips (0-3 miles)
      These trips might be to visit friends and neighbors, shop at local convenience stores, or go to school.
      • Walk
      • Bike
      • Drive Alone
      • Carpool
      • Bus
      • Light Rail/Rail
      On a typical day, how many of your trips are shorter-distance trips (0-3 miles)?
      • None
      • 1-2
      • 3-5
      • 6-9
      • More than 10
    2. Medium-Distance Trips (3-10 miles)
      These trips might be to the supermarket, bank, post office, school, medical appointments, or movie theaters.
      • Walk
      • Bike
      • Drive Alone
      • Carpool
      • Bus
      • Light Rail/Rail
      On a typical day, how many of your trips are medium-distance trips (3-10 miles)?
      • None
      • 1-2
      • 3-5
      • 6-9
      • More than 10
    3. Longer-Distance Trips (10 miles or more)
      These trips might be to work, retail shopping, school, or to attend cultural events.
      • Walk
      • Bike
      • Drive Alone
      • Carpool
      • Bus
      • Light Rail/Rail
      On a typical day, how many of your trips are longer-distance trips (more than 10 miles)?
      • None
      • 1-2
      • 3-5
      • 6-9
      • More than 10
    4. Please indicate the city and the county you live in.
      • City: __________
      • County: __________
    5. What workshop interest group best describes you?
      • Environment
      • Business
      • Developer/Real Estate
      • Community Interest
      • Education
      • Elected Official
      • Public Employee
      • Other: __________
  • Not Mapped Investments Survey 
    How high a priority is it?
    Over 50% of the MTP budget will likely be spent on improvements that are not mapped. This includes maintaining the existing transportation system and new improvements that are too small to map at the county scale.
      Roads
    • Improve road maintenance
      Regular repair of potholes, and rehabilitation or reconstruction of paving surfaces for smoother driving.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High
    • Improve safety
      Highways and freeways get improved shoulders, lighting, and guardrails. Local street intersections are improved with crosswalks, audible pedestrian signals, lighting, and signage.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High
    • Add more landscaping
      Tree plantings and decorative plantings along corridors with regular little pick-up.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High


    • Public Transit
    • Expand existing local bus services
      Regular bus replacements and ongoing operations funding that keep up with population growth. Routes extended to serve new developments.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High
    • Expand paratransit services for the elderly and disabled
      Small buses offering curb-to-curb transport with advanced reservations. Expanded services for the disabled and the fast-growing elderly population.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High


    • Bicycle/Pedestrian
    • Expand bike lanes and trails
      Special striped lanes along a network of streets. Off-street trails through greenways connect to a regional bike route network. Bike facilities (lockers, etc.) at key activity centers.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High
    • Improve pedestrian sidewalks and amenities
      Improve sidewalk connections, crosswalks and paths. Introduce more shade trees, intersection, curb cuts and street furniture to improve accessibility for all residents.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High


    • Programs
    • Incentives for Blueprint implementation
      Seed money to promote "smart-growth" transportation and development projects.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High
    • Cleaner air programs
      Programs to offer alternatives to driving alone, such as rideshare matching and financial incentives to ride public transit or carpool.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High
    • Technology Deployment
      Signal-timing coordination, 511 traveler assistance and "real-time" information on transit services and traffic conditions.
      1. Low
      2.  
      3.  
      4. High
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