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Bureau of Transportation Statistics / Office of Survey Programs - National Census of Ferry Operators Database Update

Bureau of Transportation Statistics / Office of Survey Programs - National Census of Ferry Operators Database Update

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2010 NCFO questionnaire Development

Reviewed the old form and corresponding data

  • Reformatted paper questionnaire
  • Modified question wording (stems and responses)
  • Deleted some questions and added new questions

Conducted cognitive interviews

  • 5 interviews among 4 different operators
  • Made more changes based on results
  • Summary report will be available

Created a web version based on finalized paper questionnaire

  • Discrete user IDs
  • Pre-populated with 2008 data (static information)
  • Allowed operators to modify/add/delete information as needed.