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Omnibus Survey Household Survey Results Marginal Frequency Distributions October 2000

Omnibus Survey
Household Survey Results
Marginal Frequency Distributions
October 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 30,764,571 15 (2.54)
          No 177,093,747 85 (2.54)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
a. Local public bus, subway, or commuter rail
          1-2 8,227,424 27 (3.48)
          3-5 5,557,008 18 (2.44)
          6-10 2,753,680 9 (0.87)
          More than 10 Days 14,102,523 46 (5.53)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 30,640,634 100
          Don't Know 123,937  
          Appropriate Skip 177,093,747  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 182,212,049 88 (1.47)
          No 25,646,269 12 (1.47)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 4,141,971 2 (0.54)
          3-5 11,305,428 6 (0.71)
          6-10 13,180,059 7 (1.30)
          More than 10 Days 153,584,592 84 (1.93)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 182,212,049 100
          Appropriate Skip 25,646,269  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 19,894,038 10 (0.95)
          No 187,964,280 90 (0.95)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
c. Traveling in an organized carpool or vanpool
          1-2 3,455,576 17 (2.70)
          3-5 4,265,152 21 (4.83)
          6-10 1,353,293 7 (1.98)
          More than 10 Days 10,820,018 54 (3.76)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 19,894,038 100
          Appropriate Skip 187,964,280  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 137,390,058 66 (1.35)
          No 70,468,260 34 (1.35)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
d. Traveling with others in a private vehicle
          1-2 18,989,186 14 (1.82)
          3-5 35,298,543 26 (0.73)
          6-10 20,383,117 15 (1.69)
          More than 10 Days 62,342,387 46 (2.92)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 137,013,232 100
          Don't Know 376,826  
          Appropriate Skip 70,468,260  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 5,349,175 3 (0.64)
          No 202,509,143 97 (0.64)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
e. City to city bus, such as Greyhound or Charter
          1-2 3,822,968 71 (4.57)
          3-5 1,443,072 27 (5.51)
          More than 10 Days 83,134 2 (1.03)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 5,349,175 100
          Appropriate Skip 202,509,143  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 6,086,117 3 (1.48)
          No 201,772,201 97 (1.48)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
f. City to city train, such as AMTRAK
          1-2 3,080,290 52 (9.58)
          3-5 2,242,094 38 (8.46)
          6-10 206,074 3 (2.27)
          More than 10 Days 445,407 7 (1.75)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 5,973,864 100
          Don't Know 112,253  
          Appropriate Skip 201,772,201  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 24,583,509 12 (2.55)
          No 183,274,809 88 (2.55)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
g. Taxi, limousine, or shuttle service
          1-2 12,408,082 50 (10.30)
          3-5 6,907,667 28 (6.12)
          6-10 1,205,527 5 (1.66)
          More than 10 Days 4,062,232 17 (3.75)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 24,583,509 100
          Appropriate Skip 183,274,809  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 27,328,325 13 (1.66)
          No 180,529,993 87 (1.66)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
h. Commercial airplane
          1-2 21,062,350 77 (4.23)
          3-5 4,271,839 16 (4.75)
          6-10 669,043 2 (0.72)
          More than 10 Days 1,325,094 5 (1.78)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 27,328,325 100
          Appropriate Skip 180,529,993  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 2,710,458 1 (0.19)
          No 205,147,860 99 (0.19)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
I. Private or charter airplane
          1-2 2,205,799 81 (13.20)
          3-5 178,033 7 (6.25)
          6-10 56,108 2 (1.97)
          More than 10 Days 270,518 10 (7.57)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 2,710,458 100
          Appropriate Skip 205,147,860  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 6,116,063 3 (0.54)
          No 201,742,255 97 (0.54)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
j. Commercial boat, ship, or ferry
          1-2 3,742,420 61 (7.19)
          3-5 1,309,172 21 (7.92)
          6-10 877,892 14 (3.70)
          More than 10 Days 186,580 3 (2.65)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 6,116,063 100
          Appropriate Skip 201,742,255  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 17,537,063 8 (1.01)
          No 190,321,255 92 (1.01)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
k. Recreational boat
          1-2 7,227,973 41 (5.78)
          3-5 6,225,967 36 (3.47)
          6-10 1,883,192 11 (2.90)
          More than 10 Days 2,199,931 13 (4.08)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 17,537,063 100
          Appropriate Skip 190,321,255  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 41,342,359 20 (1.30)
          No 166,515,959 80 (1.30)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1a. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
l. Bicycle
          1-2 15,656,267 38 (4.62)
          3-5 10,915,474 26 (4.53)
          6-10 5,557,907 13 (2.14)
          More than 10 Days 9,212,711 22 (3.49)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 41,342,359 100
          Appropriate Skip 166,515,959  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
A1La. Did you use your bicycle primarily for . . .
Commuting to Work 2,931,402 7 (1.74)
Recreation 22,409,336 54 (2.93)
Exercise 14,549,838 35 (2.28)
Some Other Purpose 1,451,782 4 (1.60)
Subtotal Valid Responses 41,342,359 100
Appropriate Skip 166,515,959  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D1. How many licensed vehicles are owned, leased, or available for regular use by members of your household?
0 8,388,023 4 (0.96)
1 49,022,760 24 (1.51)
2 83,694,783 40 (1.39)
3 36,544,657 18 (1.29)
4 21,098,138 10 (1.60)
5 or More 9,109,957 4 (0.53)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
Average (Arithmetic Mean) 2.2 (0.08)a
Total 207,858,318  
 
M29. Were you aware that the National Highway Safety Administration has . . .
1. A toll-free Auto Safety Hotline (1-888-327-4236)
          Yes 32,454,614 16 (0.35)
          No 165,806,789 84 (0.35)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,261,402 100
          Don't Know 398,814  
          Appropriate Skip 9,198,102  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M29. Were you aware that the National Highway Safety Administration has . . .
2. A website (www.nhtsa.dot.gov) for receiving reports from consumers of vehicle safety problems and safety defects
          Yes 39,638,684 20 (1.73)
          No 158,684,773 80 (1.73)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 198,323,457 100
          Don't Know 336,760  
          Appropriate Skip 9,198,102  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M24a. Is public transportation available in your area?
Yes 114,659,323 66 (5.65)
No 60,383,415 34 (5.65)
Subtotal Valid Responses 175,042,738 100
Don't Know 2,051,008  
Appropriate Skip 30,764,571  
Total 207,858,318  
 
M24b. Please tell me the main reason you had for not using public transportation in the past 30 days.
It Doesn't Go Where Respondent Needs to Travel 6,979,096 6 (0.53)
It is More Convenient to Drive 80,872,485 71 (2.86)
It is Too Far to a Bus Stop or Subway Station 4,103,495 4 (1.14)
A Typical Trip is Too Complicated/Requires Too Many Transfers 2,800,299 2 (0.76)
Doesn't Like Riding with Strangers 958,483 1 (0.24)
It Takes Too Long 2,443,595 2 (0.98)
It is Hard To Get Information on Schedules or Stops 593,361 1 (0.19)
It Costs Too Much 533,348 0 (0.33)
It is Unreliable 1,850,621 2 (0.35)
Other 13,198,281 12 (2.00)
Subtotal Valid Responses 114,333,064 100
Don't Know 326,259  
Appropriate Skip 93,198,995  
Total 207,858,318  
 
M25a. Are organized car or vanpools available in your area?
Yes 63,393,073 38 (3.38)
No 104,501,647 62 (3.38)
Subtotal Valid Responses 167,894,720 100
Don't Know 20,069,560  
Appropriate Skip 19,894,038  
Total 207,858,318  
 
M25b. Please tell me the main reason you had for not using an organized carpool or vanpool in the past 30 days.
It Is More Convenient To Drive Self 33,622,397 53 (1.89)
Need The Flexibility To Make Stops 1,888,641 3 (0.61)
Prefers Riding Alone 1,860,025 3 (0.33)
It Takes Too Long 1,124,372 2 (0.58)
It is Hard To Find Car Or Vanpools that Fit Schedule 5,976,787 9 (2.32)
It is Unreliable 66,103 0 (0.09)
Not Applicable To Respondent's Situation/Doesn't Commute 6,613,649 10 (1.05)
Flexibility in When Respondent Can Come and Go 3,078,286 5 (1.26)
Other 9,162,813 14 (1.58)
Subtotal Valid Responses 63,393,073 100
Appropriate Skip 144,465,245  
Total 207,858,318  
 
M26. What do you think is the primary cause of air pollution in your community?
Power Plants 8,147,485 4 (1.35)
Semis/Large Trucks 19,238,858 10 (0.51)
Dust 4,012,532 2 (0.42)
Cars/Suvs/Pickups/Vans 98,950,079 50 (4.93)
Pollen 3,456,595 2 (0.16)
Factories 31,355,184 16 (2.42)
Something Else 13,953,769 7 (1.30)
Don't Have Air Pollution Where I Live 19,766,950 10 (3.20)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,881,452 100
Don't Know 8,731,256  
Refused 245,610  
Total 207,858,318  
 
C9. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
a. The level of air pollution from transportation sources in your community
          Not Concerned 48,119,640 23 (3.14)
          Neutral 46,729,326 23 (2.15)
          Concerned 112,334,407 54 (4.69)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,183,374 100
          Don't Know 674,944  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C9. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
b. The level of noise from transportation sources in your community
          Not Concerned 92,769,985 45 (3.23)
          Neutral 42,974,697 21 (1.88)
          Concerned 71,630,464 35 (2.57)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,375,146 100
          Don't Know 483,172  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C9. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
c. The level of water pollution from transportation sources in your community
          Not Concerned 72,343,073 35 (3.64)
          Neutral 41,280,409 20 (1.18)
          Concerned 92,302,296 45 (4.12)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 205,925,778 100
          Don't Know 1,759,695  
          Refused 172,845  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C9. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
d. The availability of information on how vehicle emissions affect air quality
          Not Concerned 55,715,712 27 (1.58)
          Neutral 52,033,297 25 (1.15)
          Concerned 98,080,109 48 (2.54)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 205,829,118 100
          Don't Know 2,029,200  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C9. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
e. The effect vehicle emissions might have on global weather patterns
          Not Concerned 44,393,651 22 (1.95)
          Neutral 40,428,846 20 (1.16)
          Concerned 121,154,026 59 (1.49)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 205,976,523 100
          Don't Know 1,806,588  
          Refused 75,207  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C9. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
f. The level of traffic congestion on the roads in your community
          Not Concerned 47,156,968 23 (4.70)
          Neutral 25,167,858 12 (1.79)
          Concerned 135,419,461 65 (5.87)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,744,286 100
          Don't Know 114,032  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C9. Tell me whether you are not concerned, concerned, or feel neutral about the following issues.
g. Having a say about transportation projects in your community
          Not Concerned 41,071,022 20 (3.09)
          Neutral 48,804,489 24 (1.73)
          Concerned 117,134,048 57 (3.54)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,009,559 100
          Don't Know 729,825  
          Refused 118,934  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C10. I just asked how concerned you are 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. Minimizing air pollution from transportation sources
          Dissatisfied 70,222,064 34 (1.42)
          Neutral 80,570,493 39 (1.28)
          Satisfied 54,132,514 26 (1.07)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 204,925,070 100
          Don't Know 2,933,248  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C10. I just asked how concerned you are 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. Minimizing noise from transportation sources
          Dissatisfied 53,809,214 26 (2.45)
          Neutral 89,593,568 44 (2.79)
          Satisfied 61,519,232 30 (0.80)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 204,922,014 100
          Don't Know 2,852,466  
          Refused 83,837  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C10. I just asked how concerned you are 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. Minimizing water pollution from transportation sources
          Dissatisfied 69,848,399 34 (1.33)
          Neutral 81,056,296 40 (1.10)
          Satisfied 52,516,541 26 (1.70)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 203,421,236 100
          Don't Know 4,232,951  
          Refused 204,131  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C10. I just asked how concerned you are 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. Making information available on how vehicle emissions affect air quality
          Dissatisfied 64,738,174 32 (1.27)
          Neutral 73,299,926 36 (1.51)
          Satisfied 66,103,424 32 (0.90)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 204,141,523 100
          Don't Know 3,716,795  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C10. I just asked how concerned you are 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. Enforcing standards for vehicle emissions
          Dissatisfied 61,197,443 30 (1.29)
          Neutral 61,739,902 30 (1.42)
          Satisfied 81,132,489 40 (1.75)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 204,069,834 100
          Don't Know 3,594,929  
          Refused 193,556  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C10. I just asked how concerned you are 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. Reducing traffic congestion on the roads in your community
          Dissatisfied 99,528,548 48 (3.90)
          Neutral 50,524,760 25 (1.98)
          Satisfied 55,488,658 27 (2.25)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 205,541,967 100
          Don't Know 2,316,351  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C10. I just asked how concerned you are 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. Ensuring that you can have a say about transportation projects in your community
          Dissatisfied 76,591,524 38 (1.55)
          Neutral 70,052,300 34 (1.17)
          Satisfied 56,987,724 28 (1.57)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 203,631,548 100
          Don't Know 3,890,010  
          Refused 336,760  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C11. In choosing where to live, how important to you was the ease of driving in getting to work, shopping, and recreation? Would you say not at all important, somewhat important, or very important?
Not at All Important 26,122,749 13 (1.76)
Somewhat Important 57,752,306 28 (1.91)
Very Important 122,506,229 59 (2.42)
Subtotal Valid Responses 206,381,284 100
Don't Know 1,477,034  
Total 207,858,318  
 
C12. In choosing where to live, how important to you was the availability of good public transportation in getting to work, shopping, and recreation? Would you say not at all important, somewhat important, or very important?
Not at All Important 99,470,623 48 (2.96)
Somewhat Important 39,741,133 19 (2.40)
Very Important 67,215,425 33 (1.94)
Subtotal Valid Responses 206,427,181 100
Don't Know 1,350,472  
Refused 80,665  
Total 207,858,318  
 
C13. In choosing where to live, how important to you was the availability of bikeways, walking paths, and sidewalks in getting to work, shopping, and recreation? Would you say not at all important, somewhat important, or very important?
Not at All Important 72,516,166 35 (2.45)
Somewhat Important 55,519,602 27 (2.57)
Very Important 79,110,278 38 (1.67)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,146,047 100
Don't Know 655,977  
Refused 56,294  
Total 207,858,318  
 
C14. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements: The transportation system, including roads, public transportation, bikeways, and sidewalks . . .
a. Benefits my community
          Disagree 21,533,816 10 (1.81)
          Neutral 38,565,304 19 (1.83)
          Agree 146,234,242 71 (2.95)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 206,333,362 100
          Don't Know 1,524,956  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C14. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements: The transportation system, including roads, public transportation, bikeways, and sidewalks . . .
b. Helps make my community a better place to live
          Disagree 18,349,723 9 (1.05)
          Neutral 34,133,407 17 (1.12)
          Agree 154,128,630 75 (1.11)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 206,611,760 100
          Don't Know 1,246,558  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C14. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements: The transportation system, including roads, public transportation, bikeways, and sidewalks . . .
c. Contributes to the economic well-being of my community
          Disagree 23,258,482 11 (0.45)
          Neutral 36,870,948 18 (1.25)
          Agree 146,569,861 71 (1.65)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 206,699,290 100
          Don't Know 1,159,028  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
C14. Please tell me whether you disagree, agree, or feel neutral about the following statements: The transportation system, including roads, public transportation, bikeways, and sidewalks . . .
d. Contributes to the environmental well-being of my community
          Disagree 32,213,518 16 (0.69)
          Neutral 51,443,594 25 (1.37)
          Agree 122,626,949 59 (1.65)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 206,284,062 100
          Don't Know 1,574,256  
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4a. In the past year, have you requested a product or service from an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation?
Yes 10,809,341 5 (0.80)
No 196,941,770 95 (0.80)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,751,111 100
Refused 107,207  
Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
1. the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
          Yes 2,310,219 1 (0.42)
          No 205,548,099 99 (0.42)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
2. U.S. Coast Guard
          Yes 481,941 0 (0.09)
          No 207,376,377 100 (0.09)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
3. Federal Aviation Administration
          Yes 579,855 0 (0.09)
          No 207,278,463 100 (0.09)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
4. Maritime Administration
          Yes 222,417 0 (0.04)
          No 207,635,901 100 (0.04)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
5. Federal Highway Administration
          Yes 2,433,298 1 (0.30)
          No 205,425,020 99 (0.30)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
6. Federal Railroad Administration
          Yes 276,500 0 (0.05)
          No 207,581,818 100 (0.05)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
7. Federal Transit Administration
          Yes 1,057,167 1 (0.13)
          No 206,801,151 99 (0.13)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
8. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
          Yes 1,218,020 1 (0.23)
          No 206,640,298 99 (0.23)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
9. Research and Special Programs Administration
          Yes 83,443 0 (0.04)
          No 207,774,875 100 (0.04)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
10. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
          Yes 656,728 0 (0.08)
          No 207,201,590 100 (0.08)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
11. St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
          Yes 83,443 0 (0.04)
          No 207,774,875 100 (0.04)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
12. Office of the Secretary of Transportation
          Yes 664,732 0 (0.09)
          No 207,193,586 100 (0.09)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
13. Some other way-SPECIFY
          Yes 3,942,666 2 (0.16)
          No 203,915,652 98 (0.16)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
Appropriate Skip
          Yes 196,941,770 95 (0.81)
          No 10,916,548 5 (0.81)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B4b. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
Refused/Don't Know
          No 207,858,318 100 (0.00)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
B5. How did you first contact the Department of Transportation?
Telephone 5,072,259 68 (2.91)
Internet/World Wide Web 1,163,153 16 (5.28)
(Regular) Mail 580,841 8 (3.03)
In Person 474,234 6 (2.85)
Other 142,363 2 (1.62)
Subtotal Valid Responses 7,432,850 100
Don't Know 260,550  
Appropriate Skip 200,164,918  
Total 207,858,318  
 
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 2,005,697 26 (7.13)
Dissatisfied 669,472 9 (2.13)
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 1,845,323 24 (12.30)
Satisfied 1,200,238 16 (3.35)
Very Satisfied 1,972,669 26 (5.08)
Subtotal Valid Responses 7,693,400 100
Appropriate Skip 200,164,918  
Total 207,858,318  
 
M11. When is it considered trespassing if you are on railroad tracks other than at a posted crossing?
Never 23,712,460 12 (1.06)
Always 106,987,663 55 (1.73)
Only when "No Trespassing" Signs are Posted 62,502,264 32 (1.01)
Subtotal Valid Responses 193,202,387 100
Don't Know 14,228,031  
Refused 427,900  
Total 207,858,318  
 
B3. Do you currently have a disability or health problem that makes it difficult for you to travel outside the home?
Yes 16,365,955 8 (0.41)
No 191,079,049 92 (0.41)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,445,004 100
Don't Know 88,258  
Refused 325,056  
Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
a. By car as a driver
          Yes 8,443,875 4 (0.38)
          No 199,414,443 96 (0.38)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
b. By car as a passenger
          Yes 3,748,057 2 (0.70)
          No 204,110,261 98 (0.70)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
c. By public transportation
          Yes 6,914,215 3 (0.60)
          No 200,944,103 97 (0.60)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
d. By bicycle
          Yes 7,908,776 4 (0.45)
          No 199,949,542 96 (0.45)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
e. As a pedestrian
          Yes 7,669,967 4 (0.59)
          No 200,188,351 96 (0.59)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
f. By airplane
          Yes 4,314,137 2 (0.29)
          No 203,544,181 98 (0.29)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
g. By other
          Yes 3,290,138 2 (0.40)
          No 204,568,180 98 (0.40)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
Refused/Don't Know
          No 207,858,318 100 (0.00)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
M2. Please indicate if you have difficulties traveling by any of the following means because of your disability or health problem.
Appropriate Skip
          Yes 191,079,049 92 (0.42)
          No 16,779,269 8 (0.42)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
D2. Are you a licensed commercial transportation operator?
Yes 26,231,301 13 (0.86)
No 181,133,131 87 (0.86)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,364,432 100
Refused 493,886  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D3. Do you own or operate a business from your home?
Yes 16,178,271 8 (1.17)
No 191,202,125 92 (1.17)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,380,396 100
Refused 477,922  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D4. Please stop me when I reach the category that best describes your age.
Less than 18 5,232,455 3 (0.91)
18 - 24 28,115,265 14 (0.44)
25 - 34 36,219,539 17 (1.03)
35 - 44 44,115,260 21 (0.99)
45 - 54 36,846,620 18 (1.44)
55 - 64 24,075,956 12 (1.37)
65 or Older 32,964,526 16 (1.28)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,569,621 100
Refused 288,697  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D5. Are you male or female?
Male 99,112,678 48 (0.84)
Female 108,745,640 52 (0.84)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
Total 207,858,318  
 
D6. What is the last grade of school you completed?
Less than High School 29,289,213 14 (1.14)
High School Graduate/GED 80,746,272 39 (2.77)
Some College 38,692,727 19 (1.14)
Community College Graduate (AA: Associate of Arts Degree) 10,042,012 5 (0.60)
College Graduate (BA Or BS: Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree) 30,320,495 15 (1.54)
Post-Graduate Degree (Masters, Ph.D., Lawyer, Medical Doctor) 13,948,560 7 (0.77)
Technical School/Professional Business School 4,063,215 2 (0.30)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,102,495 100
Don't Know 265,373  
Refused 490,450  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D7. Are you of Hispanic origin?
Yes 11,514,715 6 (1.39)
No, not Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 194,584,617 94 (1.39)
Subtotal Valid Responses 206,099,332 100
Don't Know 83,882  
Refused 1,675,103  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D8. What is your race?
1. White
          Yes 164,282,612 79 (2.95)
          No 43,575,706 21 (2.95)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
D8. What is your race?
2. Black or African-American
          Yes 21,927,256 11 (1.99)
          No 185,931,062 89 (1.99)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
D8. What is your race?
3. American Indian or Alaska Native
          Yes 3,689,828 2 (0.65)
          No 204,168,490 98 (0.65)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
D8. What is your race?
4. Asian (e.g., Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese)
          Yes 4,018,921 2 (0.66)
          No 203,839,397 98 (0.66)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
D8. What is your race?
5. Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (e.g., Samoan, Guamanian, or Chamorro)
          Yes 728,335 0 (0.27)
          No 207,129,983 100 (0.27)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
D8. What is your race?
6. Other Race
          Yes 10,089,848 5 (1.11)
          No 197,768,470 95 (1.11)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
D8. What is your race?
Refused/Don't Know
          No 207,858,318 100 (0.00)
          Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
          Total 207,858,318  
 
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 15,844,492 8 (1.14)
No 190,948,990 92 (1.14)
Subtotal Valid Responses 206,793,482 100
Don't Know 83,882  
Refused 980,954  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D9a. How many other telephone lines are there?
1 12,006,038 76 (4.04)
2 3,130,442 20 (1.98)
3 251,841 2 (1.10)
4 342,771 2 (1.32)
5 or More 113,399 1 (0.45)
Subtotal Valid Responses 15,844,492 100
Average (Arithmetic Mean) 1.3 (0.08)a
Appropriate Skip 192,013,826  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D9b. What is the primary use of this (these) phone lines?
Home Use Only 12,141,475 78 (2.00)
Business and Home Use 2,148,165 14 (2.08)
Business Use Only 1,334,685 9 (2.43)
Subtotal Valid Responses 15,624,325 100
Refused 220,166  
Appropriate Skip 192,013,826  
Total 207,858,318  
 
D12. How many people 16 years or older live in your household?
1 37,577,674 18 (0.48)
2 101,445,644 49 (2.98)
3 37,796,701 18 (1.87)
4 16,496,440 8 (1.28)
5 or More 14,541,860 7 (0.66)
Subtotal Valid Responses 207,858,318 100
Average (Arithmetic Mean) 2.4 (0.05)a
Total 207,858,318  
 
D8RACE.
NonHispanic White 163,749,317 85 (2.35)
NonHispanic Black 21,803,277 11 (2.19)
NonHispanic Indian 3,418,796 2 (0.67)
NonHispanic Asian 3,983,441 2 (0.72)
NonHispanic Pacific Island 625,530 0 (0.25)
Subtotal Valid Responses 193,580,361 100
Total 193,580,361  
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.