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Omnibus Survey Household Survey Results Final Annotated Survey Questionnaire December 2001

Omnibus Survey
Household Survey Results
Final Annotated Survey Questionnaire
December 2001

Professional interviewers administer this questionnaire using computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI). In addition to the answer categories displayed for each question, the interviewer has the option to enter "dont know" or "refused" but these categories are not displayed on-screen.

The questionnaire consists of eight sections: an introduction section, followed by six "subject matter" sections and an interviewer close-out section:

Section Topics Periodicity
F Introduction and Respondent Selection Questions Identical series each month
G General Transportation Core Questions Identical series each month
B BTS Topical Transportation Questions Change each month to address topical issues. This month: commuting, holiday travel and safety
SM Strategic Goal Questions Rotate three times per year by goal area. Bold type denotes area addressed this month: Month 1 - Safety (SS) Month 2 - Mobility (SM) Month 3 - Environment (SE) Month 4 - National Security (SN)
T USDOT Services Satisfaction Questions None this month Identical series each month None this month
M Operating Administration Modal Questions Change each month
D Demographic Questions Identical series each month
I Interviewer Close Out Questions Identical series each month

Formatting conventions for this document:

  • Question/answer text in boldface type displays verbatim text to read to respondent. Within such text, words or phrases enclosed in brackets [ ], such as in Question G0050, will change depending upon time frames or respondent responses to previous items. Words or phrases enclosed in parentheses ( ), such as in Question F0050, are optional and should be read to respondent as part of the question only when needed.
  • Answer text in regular type is not read aloud to respondent. Instead, the interviewer will wait for response and categorize it into one of the listed categories.
  • TEXT IN ALL CAPS displays on-screen instructions to the interviewer or questions that the interviewer answers.
  • Text in italics provides CATI system instructions or options, such as skips or fills.

Section F - Introduction and Respondent Selection

CATI system will generate and dial telephone number. When someone answers, interviewer begins.

F0053. Hello, my name is _______, and Im calling on behalf of the United States Department of Transportation about a national study on transportation issues. In the aftermath of the terrorists attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, transportation has become a more critical issue in our society.

F0080. Have I reached [telephone number]?

    1. Yes
    2. No - Sorry, I must have dialed incorrectly. Goodbye.

TERMINATE CALL

F0065. Your household has been selected for this study, we are very interested in your transportation habits and opinions. Please remember that your input will help strengthen our nations transportation system.

F0100. Is this phone for a home, a business, or both?

    1. Home - go to F0200
    2. Business
    3. Both home and business - go to F0200

F0150. Sorry, Im trying to reach a residence. Goodbye.

TERMINATE CALL

F0200. Are you a household member who is at least 18 years old?

    1. Yes - go to F0351
    2. No

F0250. May I please speak to a household member who is at least 18 years old?

    1. Yes - go to F0351
    2. No

F0300. When would be a good time to call back to speak with someone who is at least 18 years old?

SCHEDULE CALL BACK

F0351. IF INTERVIEWER IS SPEAKING WITH A NEW RESPONDENT, BEGIN BY REPEATING F0053. THEN SAY...

This study is designed to select one household adult to answer the questions. We choose that person based on birthdays, so I need to talk with the person living there now, aged 18 years or older, who will have a birthday next. What is the first name of that person?

INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: PRESS "ESCAPE" KEY AFTER ENTERING INFORMATION

Name ___________ TYPE IN PERSONS FIRST NAME

F0400. May I please speak with [insert name]?

    1. Yes
    2. No - go to F0500

F0454.INTERVIEWER NoTE: READ THE FOLLOWING PARENTHETICALS ONLY IF RESPONDENT ASKS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

REPEAT F0351 IF NECESSARY. THEN SAY...

I have some questions about your transportation use, and about your opinions on important transportation issues such as safety, commuting and holiday travel. Your participation in this voluntary study (there is no penalty for refusing to answer any question) will take only about 10 minutes, and your answers will be used only for statistical summaries. The study is authorized by law (Title 49, Section 111c2 of the United States Code).

Do you have any questions before we begin?

    1. Yes - go to F0550
    2. No - go to F0600

F0500. When would be a good time to call back to speak to [insert name]?

SCHEDULE CALL BACK

F0550. ADDRESS QUESTIONS OR USE REFUSAL CONVERSION TECHNIQUES

IS RESPONDENT WILLING TO CONTINUE?

    1. Yes
    2. No - THANK RESPONDENT AND TERMINATE

PRESS "ENTER" TO CONTINUE

F0600. Fine, then lets get started. For quality purposes, my supervisor may monitor this call.

ENTER "1" TO PROCEED, OR ENTER "2" TO SCHEDULE CALL BACK

    1. PROCEED - go to G0050
    2. SCHEDULE CALL BACK

Section G - General Transportation Core Questions

G0050. First I need to identify all the kinds of transportation you used either for personal or for business travel last month.

G0103. During November, did you drive or ride in a personal vehicle. (Examples of personal vehicles include a car, van, SUV, pickup truck, RV.)

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0150)

G0851A. How many days did you drive or ride? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0150. During November, did you drive or ride in an organized carpool or vanpool?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0301)

G0851B. How many days did you drive or ride? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0301. During November, did you ride on any public transit within a city or metropolitan area? Examples of public transit include a bus, train, subway, light rail, commuter bus or rail from suburb to city.

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0801)

G0851C. How many days did you use it? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days (Skip to G0842)

G0801. Is public transportation available in your area?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0201)

G0842. I would like to know about the types of public transportation available in your area. Is local public bus service available?

    1. Yes (If G0301=2, skip to G0804)
    2. No (Skip to G0804)

G0843. Did you ride public buses during November?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0804. Is subway service available in your area?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0804A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (If G0301=2, Skip to G0873)

G0804O. ______________________________________________(If G0301=2, Skip to G0873)

G0845. Did you ride the subway during November?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0845A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (If G0845 =1, Skip to G0815)

G0845O. ______________________________________________(If G0845=1, Skip to G0815)

G0873. Are any other types of local rapid rail such as elevated trains available in your area?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0873A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (If G0301=2, Skip to G0815)

G0873O. ______________________________________________(If G0301=2, Skip to G0815)

G0814. Did you ride any other types of rapid rail during November?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0814A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0815)

G0814O. ______________________________________________

G0815. Is light rail such as streetcars or trolleys available in your area?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0815A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (If G0301=2, skip to G0846)

G0815O. ______________________________________________(If G0301=2, Skip to G0846)

G0816. Did you ride any type of light rail during November?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0816A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0846)

G0816O.______________________________________________

G0846. Is local commuter rail service from suburb to city available in your area? (Neither subways nor light rail nor AMTRAK is commuter rail.)

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0846A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (If G0301=2, Skip to G0877)

G0846O. ______________________________________________(If G0301=2, Skip to G0877)

G0847. Did you ride the commuter rail during November?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0847A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0877)

G0847O. ______________________________________________

G0877. Is commuter or express bus service such as Park and Rides available in your area?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0877A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No (If G0301=2, skip to G0810)

G0877O. ______________________________________________(If G0301=1, skip to G0201. If G0301=2, skip to G0810)

G0878. Did you use commuter or express bus service during November?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0878A.INTERVIEWER: DOES RESPONDENT HAVE ANY COMMENT?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0878O. ______________________________________________

If G0301 = 1 (used public transit in the past 30 days) skip to G0201

G0810. Please tell me the main reason you did not use public transit last month. (CODE THE FIRST REASON GIVEN. IF RESPONSE IS "I DONT KNoW", "I DONT LIKE IT," OR "I DONT NEED IT" PROBE FOR A SPECIFIC REASON. IF RESPONDENT SAYS "I HAVE/USE MY OWN VEHICLE" PROBE "WHAT IS IT ABOUT PUBLIC TRANSIT THAT CAUSED YOU TO USE YOUR OWN VEHICLE)(DO NOT READ LIST)

    1. Prefer my own vehicle
    2. I am retired/not working/not in school
    3. Need to make multiple stops to/from work/school
    4. Dont understand/know routes and schedules
    5. Not convenient (doesnt go where I need to)
    6. Not flexible (doesnt go when I need to)
    7. Takes too much time
    8. Distance from home to stops is too great
    9. Uncomfortable riding with strangers
    10. Costs too much
    11. Unreliable
    12. Unsafe
    13. Health/disability/physical limitations
    14. Other - SPECIFY ______________________

G0201. During November, did you ride on a city-to-city bus, such as Greyhound?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0251)

G0851D. How many days did you ride on it? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0902B. And of these days, how many were for business or work? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0251. During November, did you ride on a city-to-city train, such as AMTRAK?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0350)

G0851E. How many days did you ride on it? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0902C. And of these days, how many were for business or work? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0350. During November, did you fly on a commercial airline?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0401)

G0851F. How many days did you fly on a commercial airline? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0902D. And of these days, how many were for business or work? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0401. During November, did you fly on a charter, private, or corporate airplane or helicopter?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0451)

G0851G. How many days did you fly on a charter, private, or corporate airplane or helicopter? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0902E. And of these days, how many were for business or work? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0451. During November, did you drive or ride on a motorcycle, including a motorized scooter or motorized bicycle?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0501)

G0851H. How many days did you drive or ride one of these vehicles? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0501. During November, did you ride a bicycle? Please do not include stationary bicycles.

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0550)

G0851I. How many days did you ride a bicycle? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0952. Primarily for what purpose did you use it? (DO NOT READ LIST)(RECORD ONLY ONE)

    1. Commuting to work or school,
    2. Recreation,
    3. Exercise/for my health,
    4. Personal errands, (to the store, post office, and so on)
    5. Required for my job
    6. Some other purpose - SPECIFY _________________________

G1001. And on a typical day that you rode a bicycle, about how much time did you spend bicycling?

    _____ hours and _____ minutes

CATI system must ensure an entry for both hours and minutes.

G1051. Did you bicycle mostly on: (READ LIST) (RECORD ONLY ONE)

    1. Paved roads, not on shoulder,
    2. Shoulders of paved roads,
    3. Bike lanes on roads,
    4. Sidewalks,
    5. Bike paths, walking paths or trails,
    6. Unpaved roads (for example dirt, gravel, sand),
    7. Grass, or
    8. Other - SPECIFY ____________________

G0550. During November, did you walk, run, or jog at least one time outside for 10 minutes or more? (such as to a store or park.)

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0555)

G0851J. How many days did you walk, run or jog? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G1102. Primarily for what purpose did you walk, run, or jog? (DO NOT READ LIST)(RECORD ONLY ONE)

    1. Commuting to work or school,
    2. Recreation,
    3. Exercise/for my health,
    4. Personal errands, (to the store, post office, walking the dog, and so on)
    5. Required for my job
    6. Some other purpose - SPECIFY _________________________

G1150. And on a typical day, about how much time did you spend walking, running, or jogging?

    _____ hours and _____ minutes

CATI system must ensure entry for both hours and minutes

G1202. Did you walk, run, or jog mostly on: (READ LIST) (RECORD ONLY ONE)

    1. Paved roads, not on shoulder,
    2. Shoulders of paved roads,
    3. Bike lanes on roads,
    4. Sidewalks,
    5. Bike paths, walking paths or trails,
    6. Unpaved roads (for example dirt, gravel, sand),
    7. Track,
    8. Grass, or
    9. Other - SPECIFY ___________________

G0555. During November, did you ride as a passenger on a cruise ship?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0601. During November, did you ride on a commercial boat, ship, or ferry?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0651)

G0851K. How many days did you ride on a commercial boat, ship, or ferry? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G0651. During November, did you operate or ride on a personal watercraft such as a jetski or skidoo?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0701)

G0851L. How many days did you operate or ride on a personal watercraft? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G1250. Altogether, about how much time did you spend using a personal watercraft last month?

    _____ hours and _____ minutes

CATI system must ensure entry for both hours and minutes

G0701. During November, did you operate or ride in a recreational boat such as a sailboat, motorboat, or yacht?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0750)

G0851M. How many days did you operate or ride in a recreational boat? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

G1257. Altogether, about how much time did you spend using a recreational boat last month?

    ____ hours and ____ minutes

CATI system must ensure entry for both hours and minutes

G0750. During November, did you use any other means of transportation? For example a taxi, limousine, charter or tour bus, hotel or airport shuttle.

BEFORE CODING, ENSURE THAT ANSWER CANNoT BE INCLUDED IN ONE OF THE OTHER CATEGORIES)

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to B0050)

G0851N. How many days did you use other means of transportation? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

Section B - BTS Topical Transportation Questions

B0050. The next questions are about commuting.

PRESS "ENTER" TO CONTINUE

B0101. Last month did you commute, that is, travel routinely from home to work or to school? (EXCLUDE TELECOMMUTING; COMMUTING MAY INCLUDE ANY TYPE OF TRANSPORTATION.)

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to B2000)

B0151. Altogether, about how many days did you commute? (DO NOT READ LIST)

    1. 29-31 days/month
    2. 22-28 days/month
    3. 15-21 days/month
    4. 8-14 days/month
    5. 1-7 days/month

B0201. Did you commute from home to work, to school, or both?

    1. To work - skip to B0301
    2. To school - skip to B0451
    3. Both to work and to school - go to B0251

B0251. Which statement best describes your most frequent commuting pattern: (READ LIST)(RECORD ONLY ONE)

    1. You go to work and to school on different days,
    2. You go to work, then directly to school
    3. You go to work, then home, then to school,
    4. You go to school, then directly to work
    5. You go to school, then home, then to work, or
    6. Something else - Specify _____________________

B0301. To get to work on a typical day last month, what are all the types of transportation you used? PROBE: Anything else?

(DO NOT READ LIST)(RECORD ALL THAT APPLY)

    1. Personal vehicle (example: car, van, SUV, pickup truck, RV)
    2. Organized carpool or vanpool
    3. City-to-city bus (example: Greyhound)
    4. City-to-city train (example: AMTRAK)
    5. Public transit within city or metropolitan area (example: bus, train, subway, light rail, commuter bus or rail from suburb to city)
    6. Commercial airplane
    7. Charter, private, corporate airplane or helicopter
    8. Motorcycle, including motorized scooter or motorized bicycle
    9. Bicycle
    10. Walking, running, or jogging
    11. Commercial boat, ship or ferry
    12. Other - Specify ________________________

B0310. Did you work at the same location on most days?

    1. Yes - skip to B0352
    2. No

B0315. Did you work at more than one location on a typical day?

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to B0352

B0320. On a typical day, how much time did you spend traveling from worksite to worksite?

_____ hours and_____ minutes - go to B0360

CATI system must ensure entry for both hours and minutes

B0352. On a typical day, how much time did a one-way, door-to-door trip from home to work take?

IF RESPONDENT USED MORE THAN ONE TYPE OF TRANSPORTATION, OBTAIN THE TIME FOR THE ENTIRE TRIP. IF TRANSPORTATION TYPE DIFFERS BY DAY, RECORD THE USUAL TRIP TIME FOR THE TRIP TYPE THAT OCCURS MOST FREQUENTLY.

    _____ hours and_____ minutes

CATI system must ensure entry for both hours and minutes

B0360. Do you ever telecommute? That is, do you ever work at home for pay for your employer instead of working at the office? (This does not include taking work home at night or over the weekend.)

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to B0365)

B0361. Do you telecommute occasionally, on a regular basis or fixed schedule, or full time?

    1. Occasionally
    2. On a regular basis or fixed schedule
    3. Full time

B0362. About how many days did you telecommute in the past month?

    _____ days

B0365. Do you ever work at a telework center or satellite office? That is, do you ever work at an office other than your regular office TO REDUCE YOUR COMMUTE?

[INTERVIEWER: Focus is on working somewhere other than ones "normal" workplace for the purpose of reducing commute time. Satellite office: alternate work site that is in a separate location than your primary worksite. Telework office: alternate work site, could possibly house workers from many different businesses.]

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to instruction before B0451)

B0366. How often do you work at a telework center or satellite office?

Would you say [PLEASE READ LIST BELOW]

    1. Occasionally
    2. On a regular basis or fixed schedule
    3. Full time

B0368. About how many days did you work at a telework center or satellite office in the past month?

    _____ days

If B0201=1, go to B2000.

B0451. To get to school on a typical day last month, what are all the types of transportation you used?

PROBE: Anything else?

(DO NOT READ LIST)(RECORD ALL THAT APPLY)

    1. Personal vehicle (example: car, van, SUV, pickup truck, RV)
    2. Organized carpool or vanpool
    3. City-to-city bus (example: Greyhound)
    4. City-to-city train (example: AMTRAK)
    5. Public transit within city or metropolitan area (example: bus, train, subway, light rail, commuter bus or rail from suburb to city)
    6. Commercial airplane
    7. Charter, private or corporate airplane
    8. Motorcycle, including motorized scooter or motorized bicycle
    9. Bicycle
    10. Walking, running, or jogging
    11. Commercial boat, ship or ferry
    12. Other - Specify ________________________

B0501. How much time did the door-to-door trip to school usually take, one way?

    _____ hours and_____ minutes

IF RESPONDENT USED MORE THAN ONE TYPE OF TRANSPORTATION, OBTAIN THE TIME FOR THE ENTIRE TRIP.

CATI system must ensure entry for both hours and minutes

B2000. My next group of questions are about holiday travel.

PRESS "ENTER" TO CONTINUE

B2041. Did you travel this year for the Thanksgiving holidays?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to B2111)

B2051. How far did you travel for the Thanksgiving holidays this year? Did you travel

    1. Less than 50 miles
    2. 50 to less than 200 miles
    3. 200 to less than 600 miles
    4. 600 to less than 1500 miles
    5. 1500 miles or more

B2061. Please tell me all the forms of transportation you used for your Thanksgiving holiday travel. Probe: Any other means?

(DO NOT READ LIST)(RECORD ALL THAT APPLY)

    1. Personal vehicle (example: car, van, SUV, pickup truck, motorcycle including rental cars, taxis, etc.)
    2. Commercial airline
    3. City-to-city train (example: AMTRAK)
    4. City-to-city bus (example: Greyhound)
    5. Commercial boat, ship or ferry
    6. Cruise ship
    7. Public transit within city or metropolitan area (example: bus, train, subway, light rail, commuter bus or rail from suburb to city)
    8. Other - Specify _________________________________

B2111. Now I would like to ask you about your December holiday travel plans. Did you have plans to travel for the December holidays before the terrorist attacks on September 11th?

    1. Yes
    2. No

B2120. Did you change your December holiday travel plans because of the events of September 11th and subsequent events?

    1. Yes
    2. No

B2130. Did you travel last year for the December holidays?

    1. Yes
    2. No

If B2111 = 2 and B2120 = 2 then skip to B1400.

B2140. Do you currently plan to travel this year for the December holidays?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to B1400)

B2150. About how far do you plan to travel for the December holidays this year? Do you plan to travel...

    1. Less than 50 miles
    2. 50 to less than 200 miles
    3. 200 to less than 600 miles
    4. 600 to less than 1500 miles
    5. 1500 miles or more

B2160. Please tell me all the forms of transportation you plan to use for your December holiday travel. Probe: Any other means?

(DO NOT READ LIST)(RECORD ALL THAT APPLY)

    1. Personal vehicle (example: car, van, SUV, pickup truck, motorcycle including rental cars, taxis, etc.)
    2. Commercial airline
    3. City-to-city train (example: AMTRAK)
    4. City-to-city bus (example: Greyhound)
    5. Commercial boat, ship or ferry
    6. Cruise ship
    7. Public transit within city or metropolitan area (example: bus, train, subway, light rail, commuter bus or rail from suburb to city)
    8. Other - Specify _________________________________

B2170. Was this/were these the forms of transportation you planned to use before the terrorist attacks on September 11th?

    1. Yes (Skip to B1400)
    2. No

B2180. What forms of transportation did you plan to use for your December holiday travel before then? Probe: Any other means?

(DO NOT READ LIST)(RECORD ALL THAT APPLY)

    1. Personal vehicle (example: car, van, SUV, pickup truck, motorcycle including rental cars, taxis, etc.)
    2. Commercial airline
    3. City-to-city train (example: AMTRAK)
    4. City-to-city bus (example: Greyhound)
    5. Commercial boat, ship or ferry
    6. Cruise ship
    7. Public transit within city or metropolitan area (example: bus, train, subway, light rail, commuter bus or rail from suburb to city)
    8. Other - Specify _________________________________

B1400. Now I want to ask you some questions about how concerned you are about your safety from terrorists when traveling. Please tell me whether you are very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned about your safety from terrorist attacks traveling...

B1405. in personal vehicles such as cars, trucks, or motorcycles on roads and highways.

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1410. Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned:

about your safety from terrorist attacks traveling on a commercial airline?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1415. READ IF NECESSARY

(Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned)

about your safety from terrorist attacks traveling on subways?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1420. READ IF NECESSARY

(Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned)

about your safety from terrorist attacks traveling on public buses or other public transit above ground?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1425. READ IF NECESSARY

(Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned)

about your safety from terrorist attacks traveling on commuter rail?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1430. READ IF NECESSARY

(Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned)

about your safety from terrorist attacks traveling on city to city trains such as AMTRAK?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1435. READ IF NECESSARY

(Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned)

about your safety from terrorist attacks traveling on city to city buses such as Greyhound?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1440. READ IF NECESSARY

(Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned)

about your safety from terrorist attacks traveling on cruise ships?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1445. READ IF NECESSARY

(Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not at all concerned)

about your safety from terrorist attacks travelingon other commercial boats, ships or ferries?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1450. Youve told me how concerned you are about safety from terrorist attacks for different types of transportation. Now I would like to know how likely you are to change your usage of these same types of transportation.

B1455. As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to change your use of personal vehicles such as cars, trucks, or motorcycles on roads and highways?

    1. Not at all concerned
    2. Somewhat concerned
    3. Very concerned

B1460. As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to change your use of commercial airlines?

    1. Not at all likely
    2. Somewhat likely
    3. Very likely

B1465. READ IF NECESSARY

(As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to)

change your use of subways?

    1. Not at all likely
    2. Somewhat likely
    3. Very likely

B1470. READ IF NECESSARY

(As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to)

change your use of public buses or other public transit above ground?

    1. Not at all likely
    2. Somewhat likely
    3. Very likely

B1475. READ IF NECESSARY

(As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to)

change your use of commuter rail?

    1. Not at all likely
    2. Somewhat likely
    3. Very likely

B1480. READ IF NECESSARY

(As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to)

change your use of city to city trains such as AMTRAK?

    1. Not at all likely
    2. Somewhat likely
    3. Very likely

B1485. READ IF NECESSARY

(As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to)

change your use of city to city buses such as Greyhound?

    1. Not at all likely
    2. Somewhat likely
    3. Very likely

B1490. READ IF NECESSARY

(As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to)

change your use of cruise ships?

    1. Not at all likely
    2. Somewhat likely
    3. Very likely

B1495. READ IF NECESSARY

(As a result of your concern about safety from terrorist attacks, are you very likely, somewhat likely, or not at all likely to)

change your use of other commercial boats, ships or ferries?

    1. Not at all likely
    2. Somewhat likely
    3. Very likely

Section SM - Strategic Goal Questions

SM0050. Now I want to ask your opinion on some transportation issues related to mobility.

PRESS "ENTER" TO PROCEED

If G0103 = 2 skip to instruction before SM1050.

SM1000. Did you experience any significant delays while traveling in a personal vehicle in November?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to instruction before SM1050)

SM1005. Please tell me whether those delays caused you to...(READ LIST)

SM1010. Change the time of day you traveled

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1015. Change the type of transportation you used

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1020. Change the route you took to reach your destination

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1025. Postpone your travel to another day

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1030. Cancel your trip entirely

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0150 = 2 skip to instruction before SM1100.

SM1050. Did you experience any significant delays while traveling in an organized carpool or vanpool in November?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to instruction before SM1100)

SM1055. Please tell me whether those delays caused you to...(READ LIST)

SM1060. Change the time of day you traveled

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1065. Change the type of transportation you used

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1070. Change the route you took to reach your destination

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1075. Postpone your travel to another day

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1080. Cancel your trip entirely

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0301 = 2 skip to instruction before SM1150.

SM1100. Did you experience any significant delays while traveling on public transit in November?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to instruction before SM1150)

SM1105. Please tell me whether those delays caused you to...(READ LIST)

SM1110. Change the time of day you traveled

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1115. Change the type of transportation you used

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1120. Change the route you took to reach your destination

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1125. Postpone your travel to another day

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1130. Cancel your trip entirely

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0201 = 2 skip to instruction before SM1200.

SM1150. Did you experience any significant delays while traveling on city-to city-buses in November?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to instruction before SM1200)

SM1055. Please tell me whether those delays caused you to...(READ LIST)

SM1160. Change the time of day you traveled

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1165. Change the type of transportation you used

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1170. Change the route you took to reach your destination

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1175. Postpone your travel to another day

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1180. Cancel your trip entirely

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0251 = 2 skip to instruction before SM1250.

SM1200. Did you experience any significant delays while traveling on city-to-city trains in November?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to instruction before SM1250)

SM1205. Please tell me whether those delays caused you to...(READ LIST)

SM1210. Change the time of day you traveled

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1215. Change the type of transportation you used

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1220. Change the route you took to reach your destination

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1225. Postpone your travel to another day

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1230. Cancel your trip entirely

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0350 = 2 skip to instruction before SM1300.

SM1250. Did you experience any significant delays while traveling on commercial airlines in November?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to instruction before SM1300)

SM1255. Please tell me whether those delays caused you to...(READ LIST)

SM1260. Change the time of day you traveled

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1265. Change the type of transportation you used

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1270. Change the route you took to reach your destination

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1275. Postpone your travel to another day

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1280. Cancel your trip entirely

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0601 = 2 skip to instruction before M0050.

SM1300. Did you experience any significant delays while traveling on a commercial boat, ship or ferry in November?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to instruction before M0050)

SM1305. Please tell me whether those delays caused you to...(READ LIST)

SM1310. Change the time of day you traveled

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1315. Change the type of transportation you used

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1320. Change the route you took to reach your destination

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1325. Postpone your travel to another day

    1. Yes
    2. No

SM1330. Cancel your trip entirely

    1. Yes
    2. No

Section M - Operating Administration Modal Questions

M0050. The next questions are of interest to specific agencies within the United States Department of Transportation.

M0060. I have a couple of questions about the United States Coast Guard.

PRESS "ENTER" TO CONTINUE

MCG0101. Do you know what the Coast Guard does?

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to D0050

MCG0155. Please tell me a public service or activity that comes to your mind when I mention the Coast Guard.

INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: ENTER VERBATIM RESPONSE. PRESS "ESCAPE" KEY AFTER ENTERING INFORMATION

MCG0160.___________________________

MCG0161. Anything else?

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to D0050

MCG0162. What other public service or activity?

INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: ENTER VERBATIM RESPONSE. PRESS "ESCAPE" KEY AFTER ENTERING INFORMATION

____________________

MCG0163. Anything else?

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to D0050

MCG0164. What other public service or activity?

INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: ENTER VERBATIM RESPONSE. PRESS "ESCAPE" KEY AFTER ENTERING INFORMATION

____________________

MCG0165. Anything else?

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to D0050

MCG0166. What other public service or activity?

INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: ENTER VERBATIM RESPONSE. PRESS "ESCAPE" KEY AFTER ENTERING INFORMATION

____________________

Section D - Demographic Questions

D0050. This final section asks for information to help us summarize the study results. No identifying information about you or your household will ever be released or published.

PRESS "ENTER" TO CONTINUE

D0061. How many registered road vehicles are available for regular use by members of your household?

ENTER NUMBER ______

D0101. Do you have any kind of disability or health impairment?

    1. Yes
    2. No

D0103. Does anyone else currently living there, including children, have any kind of disability or health impairment?

    1. Yes
    2. No

If D0101 = 2 and D0103 = 2 go to D0251. If D0101 = 1 and D0103 = 2 go to D0106.

D0105. How many other people (beside yourself)?

__________

D0106. Does anyone in the household use adaptive equipment in any motor vehicle,

(for example hand controls, modified foot pedals, or a wheelchair lift)?

    1. Yes
    2. No

D0107. We may conduct another study soon that focuses on transportation use among persons with disabilities or health impairments. Your households experience and opinions on this critically important topic would be of great value. May we contact your household for this study?

    1. Yes
    2. No

D0251. How many people aged 18 or older live in your household, including yourself?

INTERVIEWER NoTE: REPEAT ANSWER TO RESPONDENT: "Including yourself, ______ people aged 18 or older live in your household?" (RECORD NUMBER)

    _____ people

D0300. Please stop me when I reach the category that includes your age: (READ LIST UNTIL RESPONDENT STOPS YOU TO SELECT A CATEGORY)

    1. 18 to 24 years
    2. 25 to 34
    3. 35 to 44
    4. 45 to 54
    5. 55 to 64
    6. 65 to 74
    7. 75 or older

D0350.(RECORD GENDER; ASK ONLY IF NECESSARY). Are you male or female?

    1. Male
    2. Female

D0401. Is the racial or ethnic group that best describes you... (READ ENTIRE LIST. READ PARENTHETICAL ONLY IF RESPONDENT ASKS FOR CLARIFICATION.) (RECORD ALL THAT APPLY)

    1. American Indian (Native American) or Alaska Native,
    2. Asian (e.g., Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese),
    3. Black or African-American,
    4. Hispanic or Latino,
    5. Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (e.g., Samoan or Chamorro),
    6. White (Caucasian, Anglo), or
    7. Other-SPECIFY _________

D0450. What is the highest level of education youve completed? (DO NOT READ LIST)(RECORD ONLY ONE)

    1. Less than high school graduate
    2. High school graduate (or GED)
    3. Some college (or technical vocational school/professional business school)
    4. Two-year college degree (AA: Associate in Arts)
    5. Four-year college degree (BA or BS: Bachelor of Arts of Science degree)
    6. Graduate degree (Masters, PhD., Lawyer, Medical Doctor)

D0501. Please stop me when I reach the category that includes your households total annual income for last calendar year, that is, 2000: (READ LIST UNTIL RESPONDENT STOPS YOU TO SELECT A CATEGORY)(RECORD ONLY ONE)

    1. Under $15,000
    2. From $15,000 to less than $30,000
    3. From $30,000 to less than $50,000
    4. From $50,000 to less than $75,000
    5. From $75,000 to less than $100,000
    6. $100,000 or more

D0551. Not including the telephone line youre using right now, are there any other telephone lines in your household? Please do not count cellular phones, or phone lines that are exclusively for computer or fax use.

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to D0800

D0700. How many additional lines do you have? (DO NOT READ LIST)

    1. One
    2. Two
    3. Three
    4. Four or more

D0750. Is the primary use of the additional line(s) for household use, business use, or both?

    1. Household use only
    2. Business use only
    3. Both household and business use

D0800. Finally, in order to classify your household for statistical purposes, what is your ZIP code? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

D0850. This concludes the study questions. On behalf of the Department of Transportation, I thank you for your time. Goodbye.

PRESS "ENTER" TO END INTERVIEW

Section I - Interviewer Close Out Questions

I0050.THESE QUESTIONS ARE ANSWERED BY THE INTERVIEWER AFTER THE RESPONDENT HANGS UP.

HOW WELL DID THE RESPONDENT UNDERSTAND THE QUESTIONS?

    1. Not at all
    2. Not very well
    3. Well
    4. Very well

I0100.HOW COOPERATIVE WAS THE RESPONDENT IN ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS?

    1. Not at all cooperative
    2. Not very cooperative
    3. Cooperative
    4. Very cooperative

I0150.IN WHAT LANGUAGE WAS THE INTERVIEW CONDUCTED?

    1. English
    2. Spanish
    3. Both English and Spanish
    4. Other - SPECIFY __________________

I0200.PLEASE NoTE ANYTHING ELSE YOU FEEL IS HELPFUL OR IMPORTANT ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW.

  1. __________________ Text of response
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