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Omnibus Survey Household Survey Results Marginal Frequency Distributions November 2000

Omnibus Survey
Household Survey Results
Marginal Frequency Distributions
November 2000

Questionnaire Item Count Percentage (Standard Error)
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
a. Local public bus, subway, or commuter rail
          Yes 27,701,497 14 (2.79)
          No 172,593,569 86 (2.79)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
a. Local public bus, subway, or commuter rail
          1-2 9,170,983 33 (2.48)
          3-5 7,894,556 29 (2.89)
          6-10 2,189,550 8 (2.30)
          More than 10 Days 8,390,335 30 (3.06)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 27,645,424 100
          Don't Know 56,073  
          Appropriate Skip 172,593,569  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
b. Driving alone in a private vehicle (such as a car, sport utility vehicle, pickup truck, van, or motorcycle)
          Yes 178,581,668 89 (1.64)
          No 21,713,398 11 (1.64)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
b. Driving alone in a private vehicle (such as a car, sport utility vehicle, pickup truck, van, or motorcycle)
          1-2 3,726,124 2 (0.26)
          3-5 10,836,180 6 (0.46)
          6-10 12,201,044 7 (0.67)
          More than 10 Days 151,818,320 85 (0.96)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 178,581,668 100
          Appropriate Skip 21,713,398  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
c. Traveling in an organized carpool or vanpool
          Yes 17,988,385 9 (1.57)
          No 182,306,681 91 (1.57)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
c. Traveling in an organized carpool or vanpool
          1-2 3,574,050 20 (4.16)
          3-5 6,052,979 34 (3.83)
          6-10 1,070,876 6 (0.93)
          More than 10 Days 7,290,480 41 (3.60)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 17,988,385 100
          Appropriate Skip 182,306,681  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
d. Traveling with others in a private vehicle
          Yes 132,838,947 66 (1.56)
          No 67,456,119 34 (1.56)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
d. Traveling with others in a private vehicle
          1-2 20,165,582 15 (1.70)
          3-5 31,608,078 24 (1.71)
          6-10 24,870,501 19 (1.16)
          More than 10 Days 55,825,565 42 (2.36)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 132,469,726 100
          Don't Know 369,221  
          Appropriate Skip 67,456,119  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
e. City to city bus, such as Greyhound or Charter
          Yes 4,813,157 2 (0.60)
          No 195,481,909 98 (0.60)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
e. City to city bus, such as Greyhound or Charter
          1-2 3,897,763 81 (7.32)
          3-5 868,005 18 (7.00)
          More than 10 Days 47,390 1 (1.19)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,813,157 100
          Appropriate Skip 195,481,909  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
f. City to city train, such as AMTRAK
          Yes 6,009,832 3 (0.55)
          No 194,285,234 97 (0.55)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
f. City to city train, such as AMTRAK
          1-2 2,945,109 49 (3.10)
          3-5 2,301,850 38 (5.04)
          6-10 498,011 8 (7.60)
          More than 10 Days 264,863 4 (2.51)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 6,009,832 100
          Appropriate Skip 194,285,234  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
g. Taxi, limousine, or shuttle service
          Yes 24,317,883 12 (2.19)
          No 175,977,183 88 (2.19)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
g. Taxi, limousine, or shuttle service
          1-2 14,465,027 59 (6.21)
          3-5 6,016,257 25 (3.65)
          6-10 2,013,600 8 (2.27)
          More than 10 Days 1,823,000 7 (1.37)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 24,317,883 100
          Appropriate Skip 175,977,183  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
h. Commercial airplane
          Yes 22,407,775 11 (2.15)
          No 177,887,291 89 (2.15)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
h. Commercial airplane
          1-2 16,192,960 72 (2.93)
          3-5 3,926,641 18 (1.51)
          6-10 1,649,253 7 (1.10)
          More than 10 Days 638,921 3 (1.42)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 22,407,775 100
          Appropriate Skip 177,887,291  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
i. Private or charter airplane
          Yes 3,847,177 2 (0.41)
          No 196,447,889 98 (0.41)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
i. Private or charter airplane
          1-2 2,551,211 66 (3.39)
          3-5 1,295,965 34 (3.39)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 3,847,177 100
          Appropriate Skip 196,447,889  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
j. Commercial boat, ship, or ferry
          Yes 4,331,789 2 (0.54)
          No 195,963,277 98 (0.54)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
j. Commercial boat, ship, or ferry
          1-2 2,776,290 68 (1.35)
          3-5 788,494 19 (4.84)
          6-10 144,442 4 (2.49)
          More than 10 Days 368,038 9 (4.13)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,077,265 100
          Don't Know 254,524  
          Appropriate Skip 195,963,277  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
k. Recreational boat
          Yes 10,511,199 5 (0.30)
          No 189,783,867 95 (0.30)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
k. Recreational boat
          1-2 6,188,030 59 (3.40)
          3-5 2,488,470 24 (7.05)
          6-10 1,266,015 12 (4.42)
          More than 10 Days 568,684 5 (3.35)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 10,511,199 100
          Appropriate Skip 189,783,867  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1. During the past 30 days, have you used any of the following types of transportation for either personal or business travel?
l. Bicycle
          Yes 33,518,005 17 (1.07)
          No 166,777,061 83 (1.07)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
l. Bicycle
          1-2 12,214,117 36 (7.09)
          3-5 11,137,470 33 (3.64)
          6-10 3,383,711 10 (3.30)
          More than 10 Days 6,782,707 20 (2.93)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 33,518,005 100
          Appropriate Skip 166,777,061  
          Total 200,295,066  
A1La. Did you use your bicycle primarily for . . .
          Commuting to Work 1,955,714 6 (1.04)
          Recreation 16,652,476 50 (2.34)
          Exercise 13,399,778 40 (3.04)
          Some Other Purpose 1,510,037 5 (1.27)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 33,518,005 100
          Appropriate Skip 166,777,061  
          Total 200,295,066  
D1. How many licensed vehicles are owned, leased, or available for regular use by members of your household?
          0 8,818,812 4 (0.74)
          1 49,431,522 25 (1.04)
          2 79,317,772 40 (1.82)
          3 39,327,914 20 (1.04)
          4 13,014,695 7 (0.88)
          5 or More 9,298,913 5 (0.88)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,209,629 100
          Average (Arithmetic Mean) 2.2 (0.07)a
          Refused 1,085,437  
          Total 200,295,066  
C15. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
a. Illegal immigration across U.S. borders
          Not Concerned 18,405,327 9 (0.75)
          Neutral 30,099,773 15 (1.44)
          Concerned 149,809,609 76 (1.97)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,314,710 100
          Don't Know 1,580,733  
          Refused 399,623  
          Total 200,295,066  
C15. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
b. The transport of illegal drugs across U.S. borders
          Not Concerned 15,786,554 8 (0.96)
          Neutral 18,704,604 9 (1.28)
          Concerned 163,799,422 83 (1.38)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,290,580 100
          Don't Know 1,709,058  
          Refused 295,429  
          Total 200,295,066  
C15. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
c. U.S. dependence on oil from the Middle East
          Not Concerned 16,730,336 8 (0.62)
          Neutral 18,702,274 9 (1.17)
          Concerned 163,955,598 82 (1.06)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,388,207 100
          Don't Know 775,776  
          Refused 131,083  
          Total 200,295,066  
C15. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
d. Keeping computerized transportation control systems, such as the U.S. air traffic control system, secure
          Not Concerned 31,163,801 16 (1.33)
          Neutral 26,677,687 13 (2.19)
          Concerned 142,193,716 71 (2.24)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,035,205 100
          Don't Know 128,778  
          Refused 131,083  
          Total 200,295,066  
C15. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
e. Risk of terrorism against U.S. citizens traveling by air outside the U.S.
          Not Concerned 50,969,196 26 (2.27)
          Neutral 36,404,417 18 (1.50)
          Concerned 112,128,166 56 (2.30)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,501,779 100
          Don't Know 393,663  
          Refused 399,623  
          Total 200,295,066  
C15. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
f. Risk of terrorism against U.S. citizens traveling by air inside the U.S.
          Not Concerned 33,243,544 17 (0.88)
          Neutral 35,905,031 18 (0.86)
          Concerned 130,730,458 65 (0.57)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,879,032 100
          Don't Know 257,153  
          Refused 158,881  
          Total 200,295,066  
C15. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
g. Risk of terrorism against U.S. citizens traveling by highway, train, or public transit outside the U.S.
          Not Concerned 13,177,819 7 (0.78)
          Neutral 12,018,906 6 (1.11)
          Concerned 175,098,341 87 (1.18)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
C15a1. How concerned are you about the smuggling of illegal immigrants across U.S. borders in freight shipments? Would you say. . .
          Not at All Concerned 2,965,704 2 (0.35)
          Somewhat Concerned 38,106,962 29 (0.60)
          Very Concerned 88,830,710 68 (0.46)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 129,903,376 100
          Don't Know 411,310  
          Refused 415,771  
          Appropriate Skip 69,564,608  
          Total 200,295,066  
C15b1. How concerned are you about the smuggling of illegal drugs across U.S. borders in freight shipments? Would you say. . .
          Not at All Concerned 3,789,287 2 (0.48)
          Somewhat Concerned 43,189,019 25 (1.53)
          Very Concerned 127,065,892 73 (1.74)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 174,044,197 100
          Don't Know 945,106  
          Refused 109,038  
          Appropriate Skip 25,196,725  
          Total 200,295,066  
C16. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please tell me whether you are dissatisfied, satisfied, or feel neutral about what the Federal government is doing to address those issues.
a. U.S. dependence on oil from the Middle East
          Dissatisfied 95,087,981 49 (1.68)
          Neutral 63,596,139 33 (1.18)
          Satisfied 34,618,515 18 (1.57)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 193,302,636 100
          Don't Know 5,936,135  
          Refused 1,056,295  
          Total 200,295,066  
C16. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please tell me whether you are dissatisfied, satisfied, or feel neutral about what the Federal government is doing to address those issues.
b. Keeping computerized transportation control systems, such as the U.S. air traffic control system, secure
          Dissatisfied 44,665,687 23 (1.16)
          Neutral 68,640,910 36 (3.11)
          Satisfied 79,303,627 41 (3.29)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 192,610,224 100
          Don't Know 7,084,274  
          Refused 600,567  
          Total 200,295,066  
C16. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please tell me whether you are dissatisfied, satisfied, or feel neutral about what the Federal government is doing to address those issues.
c. Risk of terrorism against American citizens traveling by air outside the U.S.
          Dissatisfied 58,651,516 30 (2.51)
          Neutral 68,349,685 35 (1.66)
          Satisfied 68,370,832 35 (2.24)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 195,372,034 100
          Don't Know 4,376,178  
          Refused 546,854  
          Total 200,295,066  
C16. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please tell me whether you are dissatisfied, satisfied, or feel neutral about what the Federal government is doing to address those issues.
d. Risk of terrorism against American citizens traveling by air inside the U.S.
          Dissatisfied 48,303,772 25 (1.85)
          Neutral 57,159,061 29 (1.58)
          Satisfied 90,944,428 46 (2.07)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 196,407,262 100
          Don't Know 3,472,033  
          Refused 415,771  
          Total 200,295,066  
C16. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please tell me whether you are dissatisfied, satisfied, or feel neutral about what the Federal government is doing to address those issues.
e. Risk of terrorism against American citizens traveling by highway, train, or public transit inside the U.S.
          Dissatisfied 38,316,662 20 (1.80)
          Neutral 67,766,701 35 (1.83)
          Satisfied 89,865,108 46 (0.96)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 195,948,471 100
          Don't Know 3,930,824  
          Refused 415,771  
          Total 200,295,066  
C16. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please tell me whether you are dissatisfied, satisfied, or feel neutral about what the Federal government is doing to address those issues.
f. Illegal immigration across U.S. borders
          Dissatisfied 94,225,927 48 (1.48)
          Neutral 58,368,635 30 (0.86)
          Satisfied 43,452,536 22 (2.24)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 196,047,097 100
          Don't Know 3,283,021  
          Refused 964,947  
          Total 200,295,066  
C16. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please tell me whether you are dissatisfied, satisfied, or feel neutral about what the Federal government is doing to address those issues.
g. The transport of illegal drugs across U.S. borders
          Dissatisfied 122,407,920 62 (1.21)
          Neutral 40,443,873 20 (1.49)
          Satisfied 34,754,354 18 (1.50)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 197,606,147 100
          Don't Know 1,881,106  
          Refused 807,813  
          Total 200,295,066  
C17. We would now like to know what you think about possible threats to our transportation system. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements:
a. Americans traveling by air inside the U.S. face a high risk of terrorism.
          Disagree 103,895,213 52 (1.37)
          Neutral 53,032,217 27 (1.20)
          Agree 41,644,749 21 (1.22)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,572,179 100
          Don't Know 1,307,117  
          Refused 415,771  
          Total 200,295,066  
C17. We would now like to know what you think about possible threats to our transportation system. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements:
b. Americans traveling on highways, trains, or public transit inside the U.S. face a high risk of terrorism.
          Disagree 113,229,035 57 (1.87)
          Neutral 47,166,845 24 (1.40)
          Agree 38,493,314 19 (0.87)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,889,194 100
          Don't Know 990,101  
          Refused 415,771  
          Total 200,295,066  
C17. We would now like to know what you think about possible threats to our transportation system. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements:
c. I am concerned about terrorist acts threatening my own personal safety while traveling.
          Disagree 92,403,390 46 (1.87)
          Neutral 42,209,208 21 (1.00)
          Agree 64,763,689 32 (1.95)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,376,287 100
          Don't Know 503,008  
          Refused 415,771  
          Total 200,295,066  
C17. We would now like to know what you think about possible threats to our transportation system. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements:
d. I would support airport-type security measures at bus, transit, and rail stations to address the threat of terrorist acts.
          Disagree 22,886,152 11 (1.16)
          Neutral 26,440,695 13 (1.11)
          Agree 149,800,758 75 (0.45)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,127,606 100
          Don't Know 633,867  
          Refused 533,593  
          Total 200,295,066  
C17. We would now like to know what you think about possible threats to our transportation system. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements:
e. I am likely to change my regular means of travel in response to acts of terrorism around the country.
          Disagree 82,491,792 42 (1.44)
          Neutral 34,345,784 17 (0.67)
          Agree 81,781,099 41 (1.40)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,618,674 100
          Don't Know 702,116  
          Refused 974,275  
          Total 200,295,066  
C17. We would now like to know what you think about possible threats to our transportation system. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements:
f. The security measures currently at U.S. airports are adequate to protect air travelers against terrorist acts.
          Disagree 54,322,059 27 (1.12)
          Neutral 49,376,662 25 (1.34)
          Agree 94,285,002 48 (2.14)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 197,983,724 100
          Don't Know 2,217,007  
          Refused 94,335  
          Total 200,295,066  
C18a. Have you flown as a passenger at least once on a commercial airline since November 1999?
          Yes 84,662,542 42 (3.89)
          No 115,216,753 58 (3.89)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,879,295 100
          Refused 415,771  
          Total 200,295,066  
C18b. How many personal and business trips have you taken on a commercial airline during this time period? Would you say. . .
          1 30,428,022 36 (2.05)
          2 21,558,451 25 (0.82)
          3 8,447,120 10 (0.48)
          4 or More 24,228,950 29 (2.08)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 84,662,542 100
          Appropriate Skip 115,632,524  
          Total 200,295,066  
C18c. If a terrorist act took place in the U.S. against any airline, would you:
          Not Change Your Air Travel Habits 35,576,809 43 (1.83)
          Travel Less Frequently by Air 12,074,254 14 (1.81)
          Stop Traveling by Air for at Least Some Period of Time 32,601,121 39 (3.53)
          Stop Traveling by Air Permanently 3,132,301 4 (1.04)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 83,384,486 100
          Don't Know 1,144,971  
          Refused 133,086  
          Appropriate Skip 115,632,524  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4a. Since November 1999, have you requested a product or service from an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation?
          Yes 5,269,436 3 (0.38)
          No 194,635,305 97 (0.38)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,904,741 100
          Don't Know 390,325  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b1. How long ago was your most recent request?
          Since the Beginning of October of This Year 1,585,825 30 (12.00)
          During August and September of This Year 742,236 14 (5.86)
          During May through July of This Year 1,605,712 30 (6.75)
          Between November 1999 and April 2000 1,335,663 25 (6.56)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 5,269,436 100
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
1. the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
          Yes 1,174,499 24 (8.32)
          No 3,622,280 76 (8.32)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
2. U.S. Coast Guard
          Yes 370,778 8 (5.20)
          No 4,426,000 92 (5.20)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
3. Federal Aviation Administration
          Yes 148,461 3 (2.67)
          No 4,648,318 97 (2.67)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
4. Maritime Administration
          No 4,796,779 100 (0.00)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
5. Federal Highway Administration
          Yes 1,140,443 24 (6.68)
          No 3,656,335 76 (6.68)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
6. Federal Railroad Administration
          Yes 185,195 4 (3.94)
          No 4,611,584 96 (3.94)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
7. Federal Transit Administration
          Yes 1,039,938 22 (13.40)
          No 3,756,841 78 (13.40)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
8. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
          Yes 103,532 2 (2.70)
          No 4,693,246 98 (2.70)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
9. Research and Special Programs Administration
          No 4,796,779 100 (0.00)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
10. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
          Yes 509,072 11 (9.26)
          No 4,287,706 89 (9.26)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
11. St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
          No 4,796,779 100 (0.00)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
12. Office of the Secretary of Transportation
          Yes 404,396 8 (5.65)
          No 4,392,382 92 (5.65)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
13. Some other way
          Yes 203,330 4 (2.88)
          No 4,593,449 96 (2.88)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,796,779 100
          Don't Know 472,657  
          Appropriate Skip 195,025,630  
          Total 200,295,066  
B4b3. Which of those agencies did you most recently contact?
          The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1,174,499 26 (9.43)
          U.S. Coast Guard 370,778 8 (5.40)
          Federal Aviation Administration 148,461 3 (2.88)
          Federal Highway Administration 842,772 18 (3.60)
          Federal Railroad Administration 185,195 4 (4.15)
          Federal Transit Administration 1,039,938 23 (13.70)
          Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 103,532 2 (2.84)
          Bureau of Transportation Statistics 509,072 11 (9.54)
          Office of the Secretary of Transportation 219,202 5 (4.40)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,593,449 100
          Appropriate Skip 195,701,617  
          Total 200,295,066  
B5. How did you first contact the Department of Transportation?
          Telephone 2,512,158 55 (5.41)
          Internet/World Wide Web 438,454 10 (6.74)
          (Regular) Mail 1,059,121 23 (9.55)
          In Person 583,716 13 (6.72)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,593,449 100
          Appropriate Skip 195,701,617  
          Total 200,295,066  
B6. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being very dissatisfied and 5 being very satisfied, please rate your overall satisfaction with the level of service you received.
          Very Dissatisfied 1,342,360 30 (3.37)
          Dissatisfied 447,361 10 (3.88)
          Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 1,175,651 26 (11.20)
          Satisfied 507,329 11 (3.98)
          Very Satisfied 1,017,216 23 (8.60)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 4,489,916 100
          Refused 103,532  
          Appropriate Skip 195,701,617  
          Total 200,295,066  
M30. Assume that you do not use your seat belt AT ALL while driving over the next six months. How likely do you think you will be to receive a ticket for not wearing a seat belt?
          Very Likely 55,567,706 31 (2.25)
          Somewhat Likely 48,683,123 27 (0.58)
          Somewhat Unlikely 32,072,293 18 (2.13)
          Very Unlikely 41,149,205 23 (1.41)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 177,472,327 100
          Don't Know 949,566  
          Refused 159,775  
          Appropriate Skip 21,713,398  
          Total 200,295,066  
M31. In the past 30 days, have you seen or heard of any special effort by police to ticket drivers in your community for seat belt violations?
          Yes 57,648,705 29 (2.61)
          No 140,840,250 71 (2.61)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,488,956 100
          Don't Know 1,806,110  
          Total 200,295,066  
M32. In the past 30 days, have you seen or heard of any special effort by police to ticket drivers in your community if children in their vehicles are not wearing seat belts or are not in car seats?
          Yes 62,966,355 32 (2.34)
          No 135,768,212 68 (2.34)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,734,567 100
          Don't Know 1,560,499  
          Total 200,295,066  
M33. In the past 30 days, have you seen or heard any messages that encourage people to wear their seat belts? This could be public service announcements on TV, messages on the radio, signs on the road, news stories, or something else.
          Yes 158,669,791 79 (2.49)
          No 41,400,350 21 (2.49)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,070,141 100
          Don't Know 224,925  
          Total 200,295,066  
M34. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements:
          OMM34AA Asked First 100,286,716 50 (2.40)
          OMM34BA Asked First 100,008,350 50 (2.40)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
M34. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements:
          OMM34BA Asked First 100,008,350 50 (2.40)
          OMM34AA Asked First 100,286,716 50 (2.40)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
M34. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements:
a. It is important for police to enforce the seat belt laws
          Strongly Agree 131,610,239 66 (1.88)
          Somewhat Agree 47,584,616 24 (1.12)
          Somewhat Disagree 10,835,240 5 (1.10)
          Strongly Disagree 9,134,828 5 (0.72)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,164,923 100
          Don't Know 1,060,000  
          Refused 70,143  
          Total 200,295,066  
M34. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements:
b. Police in my community are writing more seat belt tickets now than they were a few months ago
          Strongly Agree 131,415,652 66 (1.83)
          Somewhat Agree 47,559,774 24 (1.09)
          Somewhat Disagree 10,835,240 5 (1.10)
          Strongly Disagree 9,134,828 5 (0.72)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,945,494 100
          Don't Know 1,279,429  
          Refused 70,143  
          Total 200,295,066  
M13. Have you received information regarding how to safely cross railroad crossings from any of the following sources?
1. During driver safety class
          Yes 59,394,024 31 (0.32)
          No 132,170,780 69 (0.32)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 191,564,804 100
          Don't Know 6,307,368  
          Refused 2,422,894  
          Total 200,295,066  
M13. Have you received information regarding how to safely cross railroad crossings from any of the following sources?
2. In written materials
          Yes 32,502,391 17 (0.58)
          No 159,062,413 83 (0.58)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 191,564,804 100
          Don't Know 6,307,368  
          Refused 2,422,894  
          Total 200,295,066  
M13. Have you received information regarding how to safely cross railroad crossings from any of the following sources?
3. Informally from family and friends
          Yes 27,229,012 14 (1.32)
          No 164,335,792 86 (1.32)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 191,564,804 100
          Don't Know 6,307,368  
          Refused 2,422,894  
          Total 200,295,066  
M13. Have you received information regarding how to safely cross railroad crossings from any of the following sources?
4. From public service announcements or safety campaigns in television, radio, or magazine ads
          Yes 73,009,846 38 (2.49)
          No 118,554,957 62 (2.49)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 191,564,804 100
          Don't Know 6,307,368  
          Refused 2,422,894  
          Total 200,295,066  
B3. Do you currently have a disability or health problem that makes it difficult for you to travel outside the home?
          Yes 14,904,023 7 (1.03)
          No 185,027,896 93 (1.03)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,931,920 100
          Don't Know 152,417  
          Refused 210,729  
          Total 200,295,066  
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
1. By car as a driver
          Yes 9,037,483 61 (3.68)
          No 5,767,071 39 (3.68)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,804,553 100
          Don't Know 99,470  
          Appropriate Skip 185,391,043  
          Total 200,295,066  
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
2. By car as a passenger
          Yes 2,097,196 14 (3.70)
          No 12,707,358 86 (3.70)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,804,553 100
          Don't Know 99,470  
          Appropriate Skip 185,391,043  
          Total 200,295,066  
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
3. By public transportation
          Yes 5,624,114 38 (4.29)
          No 9,180,439 62 (4.29)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,804,553 100
          Don't Know 99,470  
          Appropriate Skip 185,391,043  
          Total 200,295,066  
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
4. By bicycle
          Yes 7,898,388 53 (5.33)
          No 6,906,166 47 (5.33)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,804,553 100
          Don't Know 99,470  
          Appropriate Skip 185,391,043  
          Total 200,295,066  
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
5. By walking
          Yes 8,701,753 59 (7.85)
          No 6,102,800 41 (7.85)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,804,553 100
          Don't Know 99,470  
          Appropriate Skip 185,391,043  
          Total 200,295,066  
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
6. By airplane
          Yes 5,072,202 34 (3.54)
          No 9,732,351 66 (3.54)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,804,553 100
          Don't Know 99,470  
          Appropriate Skip 185,391,043  
          Total 200,295,066  
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
7. By other
          Yes 2,030,622 14 (1.39)
          No 12,773,931 86 (1.39)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,804,553 100
          Don't Know 99,470  
          Appropriate Skip 185,391,043  
          Total 200,295,066  
D2. Are you a licensed commercial transportation operator?
          Yes 23,916,343 12 (1.31)
          No 176,284,388 88 (1.31)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,200,731 100
          Refused 94,335  
          Total 200,295,066  
D3. Do you own or operate a business from your home?
          Yes 18,594,596 9 (1.09)
          No 181,606,136 91 (1.09)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,200,731 100
          Refused 94,335  
          Total 200,295,066  
D4. Please stop me when I reach the category that best describes your age.
          18 - 24 25,571,490 13 (1.81)
          25 - 34 35,972,762 18 (1.08)
          35 - 44 44,079,881 22 (1.61)
          45 - 54 36,971,233 19 (1.69)
          55 - 64 23,760,800 12 (1.10)
          65 or Older 32,901,361 17 (1.20)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,257,527 100
          Refused 1,037,539  
          Total 200,295,066  
D5. Are you male or female?
          Male 95,407,022 48 (1.02)
          Female 104,888,044 52 (1.02)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 200,295,066 100
          Total 200,295,066  
D6. What is the last grade of school you completed?
          Less than High School 21,045,786 11 (1.01)
          High School Graduate/GED 81,126,234 41 (3.55)
          Some College 38,701,275 19 (1.34)
          Community College Graduate (AA: Associate of Arts Degree) 10,433,165 5 (0.49)
          College Graduate (BA or BS: Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree) 26,428,443 13 (1.04)
          Post-Graduate Degree (Masters, Ph.D., Lawyer, Medical Doctor) 17,791,097 9 (1.29)
          Technical School/Professional Business School 3,661,285 2 (0.48)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,187,284 100
          Don't Know 283,005  
          Refused 824,778  
          Total 200,295,066  
D7. Are you of Hispanic origin?
          Yes 14,879,546 7 (1.53)
          No, Not Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 183,958,069 93 (1.53)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,837,615 100
          Don't Know 440,036  
          Refused 1,017,415  
          Total 200,295,066  
D8. What is your race?
1. White
          Yes 157,047,264 80 (2.51)
          No 38,696,462 20 (2.51)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 195,743,726 100
          Refused 4,551,340  
          Total 200,295,066  
D8. What is your race?
2. Black or African-American
          Yes 19,015,345 10 (2.47)
          No 176,728,380 90 (2.47)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 195,743,726 100
          Refused 4,551,340  
          Total 200,295,066  
D8. What is your race?
3. American Indian or Alaska Native
          Yes 3,226,636 2 (0.54)
          No 192,517,090 98 (0.54)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 195,743,726 100
          Refused 4,551,340  
          Total 200,295,066  
D8. What is your race?
4. Asian (e.g., Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese)
          Yes 4,779,762 2 (0.71)
          No 190,963,963 98 (0.71)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 195,743,726 100
          Refused 4,551,340  
          Total 200,295,066  
D8. What is your race?
5. Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (e.g., Samoan, Guamanian, or Chamorro)
          Yes 1,145,399 1 (0.26)
          No 194,598,327 99 (0.26)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 195,743,726 100
          Refused 4,551,340  
          Total 200,295,066  
D8. What is your race?
6. Other Race
          Yes 13,450,765 7 (1.77)
          No 182,292,961 93 (1.77)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 195,743,726 100
          Refused 4,551,340  
          Total 200,295,066  
D9. Do you have any other telephone lines in your house that someone would answer? This does not include dedicated computer or fax lines or cellular phones.
          Yes 14,935,161 7 (0.11)
          No 184,646,042 93 (0.11)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 199,581,202 100
          Refused 713,864  
          Total 200,295,066  
D9a. How many other telephone lines are there?
          1 11,858,715 79 (2.44)
          2 2,246,544 15 (1.43)
          3 642,118 4 (1.76)
          4 43,838 0 (0.28)
          5 or More 143,945 1 (0.82)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,935,161 100
          Average (Arithmetic Mean) 1.3 (0.05)a
          Appropriate Skip 185,359,905  
          Total 200,295,066  
D9b. What is the primary use of this (these) phone lines?
          Home Use Only 10,645,032 71 (2.88)
          Business and Home Use 2,665,844 18 (2.05)
          Business Use Only 1,624,285 11 (1.92)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 14,935,161 100
          Appropriate Skip 185,359,905  
          Total 200,295,066  
D12. How many people 18 years and older live in your household?
          1 39,227,015 20 (1.17)
          2 107,448,115 54 (3.44)
          3 36,563,585 18 (1.48)
          4 13,421,152 7 (1.17)
          5 or More 1,853,072 1 (0.55)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,512,939 100
          Average (Arithmetic Mean) 2.2 (0.05)a
          Don't Know 152,417  
          Refused 1,629,710  
          Total 200,295,066  
D8RACE.
          Non-Hispanic White 156,427,940 85 (2.39)
          Non-Hispanic Black 18,962,919 10 (2.49)
          Non-Hispanic Indian 2,843,842 2 (0.54)
          Non-Hispanic Asian 4,664,512 3 (0.76)
          Non-Hispanic Pacific Island 865,566 0 (0.27)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 183,764,779 100
          Total 183,764,779  
a The values presented are the mean and its associated standard error, rather than the percent that is presented in the majority of the cells.