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Omnibus Survey Household Survey Results Marginal Frequency Distributions February 2001

Omnibus Survey
Household Survey Results
Marginal Frequency Distributions
February 2001

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. Public Transportation, for example local public bus, subway, or commuter rail
Yes 24,078,682 12 (1.17)
No 176,628,018 88 (1.17)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
a. Public Transportation, for example local public bus, subway, or commuter rail
1-2 8,682,986 36 (5.16)
3-5 5,076,094 21 (3.88)
6-10 1,469,640 6 (2.12)
More than 10 Days 8,849,962 37 (5.25)
Subtotal Valid Responses 24,078,682 100
Appropriate Skip 176,628,018  
Total 200,706,700  
C20a. Were you satisfied with this type of transportation?
a. Public Transportation, for example local public bus, subway, or commuter rail
Yes 21,108,052 88 (3.65)
No 2,970,630 12 (3.65)
Subtotal Valid Responses 24,078,682 100
Appropriate Skip 176,628,018  
Total 200,706,700  
M24. In your own words, please tell me the main reason you had for not using public transportation in the past 30 days.
Have My Own Car/More Convenient to Drive 98,743,213 56 (1.97)
Too Far to a Bus Stop or Subway Station 3,773,204 2 (0.52)
Too Complicated/Requires Too Many Transfers 1,760,595 1 (0.35)
Don't Like Riding with Strangers 503,655 0 (0.28)
Dirty/Not Clean 276,562 0 (0.16)
Public Transportation Takes Too Long 2,427,385 1 (0.44)
Hard to Get Information on Schedules or Stops 1,106,683 1 (0.43)
Costs Too Much 214,686 0 (0.10)
Unreliable 2,889,560 2 (0.41)
Doesn't Go Where Respondent Needs to Travel 7,329,332 4 (0.71)
Public Transportation Not Readily Available 40,359,620 23 (1.64)
Health Condition or Disability 1,188,351 1 (0.27)
Don't Need It 7,906,870 4 (0.90)
Other 8,148,304 5 (0.90)
Subtotal Valid Responses 176,628,018 100
Appropriate Skip 24,078,682  
Total 200,706,700  
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 182,678,138 91 (1.07)
No 18,028,562 9 (1.07)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. 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 3,346,923 2 (0.64)
3-5 8,738,375 5 (0.73)
6-10 13,439,557 7 (0.98)
More than 10 Days 157,153,282 86 (1.32)
Subtotal Valid Responses 182,678,138 100
Appropriate Skip 18,028,562  
Total 200,706,700  
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 23,282,045 12 (1.27)
No 177,424,655 88 (1.27)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
c. Traveling in an organized carpool or vanpool
1-2 3,914,244 17 (4.70)
3-5 6,755,053 29 (5.17)
6-10 4,268,942 18 (4.16)
More than 10 Days 8,343,807 36 (5.87)
Subtotal Valid Responses 23,282,045 100
Appropriate Skip 177,424,655  
Total 200,706,700  
C20a. Were you satisfied with this type of transportation?
c. Traveling in an organized carpool or vanpool
Yes 22,026,183 95 (2.55)
No 1,255,862 5 (2.55)
Subtotal Valid Responses 23,282,045 100
Appropriate Skip 177,424,655  
Total 200,706,700  
M25. In your own words, please tell me the main reason you had for not using an organized carpool or vanpool in the past 30 days.
Have My Own Car/More Convenient to Drive Self 77,557,465 44 (1.98)
Need the Flexibility to Make Stops 3,641,985 2 (0.48)
Prefer Riding Alone 1,799,589 1 (0.40)
Don't Like Riding with Strangers 562,178 0 (0.20)
Takes Too Long 1,179,614 1 (0.30)
Hard to Find Car or Vanpools that Fit Schedule 14,416,465 8 (1.08)
Costs Too Much 327,833 0 (0.12)
Unreliable 3,300,994 2 (0.62)
Not Applicable to Respondent's Situation/Doesn't Commute 21,707,548 12 (1.30)
Need Flexibility to Come and Go 5,531,472 3 (0.64)
Commute is Short 3,321,824 2 (0.54)
Use Public Transportation 3,829,086 2 (0.53)
Organized Carpool or Vanpool Transportation Not Readily Available 20,131,719 11 (1.21)
Health Condition/Disability 1,614,448 1 (0.33)
Other 17,601,643 10 (1.20)
Subtotal Valid Responses 176,523,862 100
Don't Know 604,429  
Refused 296,364  
Appropriate Skip 23,282,045  
Total 200,706,700  
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 128,757,228 64 (1.81)
No 71,860,648 36 (1.81)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,617,876 100
Don't Know 88,824  
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
d. Traveling with others in a private vehicle
1-2 17,766,841 14 (1.60)
3-5 25,707,515 20 (1.78)
6-10 22,862,340 18 (1.70)
More than 10 Days 62,354,406 48 (2.32)
Subtotal Valid Responses 128,691,102 100
Don't Know 66,126  
Appropriate Skip 71,949,472  
Total 200,706,700  
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 4,202,365 2 (0.54)
No 196,504,335 98 (0.54)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
e. City to city bus, such as Greyhound or Charter
1-2 3,129,088 74 (11.10)
3-5 965,572 23 (11.00)
6-10 62,533 1 (1.52)
More than 10 Days 45,171 1 (1.10)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,202,365 100
Appropriate Skip 196,504,335  
Total 200,706,700  
C20a. Were you satisfied with this type of transportation?
e. City to city bus, such as Greyhound or Charter
Yes 4,100,250 98 (2.46)
No 102,114 2 (2.46)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,202,365 100
Appropriate Skip 196,504,335  
Total 200,706,700  
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 6,069,744 3 (0.59)
No 194,636,956 97 (0.59)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
f. City to city train, such as AMTRAK
1-2 4,095,097 67 (9.03)
3-5 1,243,227 20 (7.97)
6-10 199,728 3 (2.36)
More than 10 Days 531,693 9 (5.13)
Subtotal Valid Responses 6,069,744 100
Appropriate Skip 194,636,956  
Total 200,706,700  
C20a. Were you satisfied with this type of transportation?
f. City to city train, such as AMTRAK
Yes 5,665,368 93 (3.50)
No 404,376 7 (3.50)
Subtotal Valid Responses 6,069,744 100
Appropriate Skip 194,636,956  
Total 200,706,700  
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 20,492,445 10 (1.09)
No 180,214,255 90 (1.09)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
g. Taxi, limousine, or shuttle service
1-2 13,560,670 66 (5.16)
3-5 5,280,561 26 (4.88)
6-10 497,937 2 (1.15)
More than 10 Days 1,153,277 6 (2.30)
Subtotal Valid Responses 20,492,445 100
Appropriate Skip 180,214,255  
Total 200,706,700  
C20a. Were you satisfied with this type of transportation?
g. Taxi, limousine, or shuttle service
Yes 19,164,006 94 (2.47)
No 1,328,439 6 (2.47)
Subtotal Valid Responses 20,492,445 100
Appropriate Skip 180,214,255  
Total 200,706,700  
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 20,074,204 10 (1.00)
No 180,632,496 90 (1.00)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
h. Commercial airplane
1-2 15,556,046 77 (4.02)
3-5 2,882,298 14 (3.10)
6-10 1,119,905 6 (2.34)
More than 10 Days 515,954 3 (1.80)
Subtotal Valid Responses 20,074,204 100
Appropriate Skip 180,632,496  
Total 200,706,700  
C20a. Were you satisfied with this type of transportation?
h. Commercial airplane
Yes 17,649,195 88 (3.03)
No 2,425,008 12 (3.03)
Subtotal Valid Responses 20,074,204 100
Appropriate Skip 180,632,496  
Total 200,706,700  
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 2,949,751 1 (0.37)
No 197,701,356 99 (0.37)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,651,106 100
Don't Know 55,594  
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
i. Private or charter airplane
1-2 1,655,384 56 (12.30)
3-5 880,301 30 (11.20)
6-10 346,920 12 (6.73)
More than 10 Days 67,146 2 (2.30)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,949,751 100
Appropriate Skip 197,756,949  
Total 200,706,700  
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 2,935,451 1 (0.41)
No 197,771,249 99 (0.41)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
j. Commercial boat, ship, or ferry
1-2 1,669,073 57 (14.40)
6-10 1,036,221 35 (14.50)
More than 10 Days 230,157 8 (5.95)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,935,451 100
Appropriate Skip 197,771,249  
Total 200,706,700  
C20a. Were you satisfied with this type of transportation?
j. Commercial boat, ship, or ferry
Yes 2,386,224 81 (13.20)
No 549,227 19 (13.20)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,935,451 100
Appropriate Skip 197,771,249  
Total 200,706,700  
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 4,062,720 2 (0.52)
No 196,643,980 98 (0.52)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
k. Recreational boat
1-2 3,319,166 82 (7.71)
3-5 405,372 10 (6.20)
6-10 109,990 3 (2.73)
More than 10 Days 228,193 6 (3.42)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,062,720 100
Appropriate Skip 196,643,980  
Total 200,706,700  
A1ka. Altogether, how many hours did you spend on a recreational boat?
1-6 3,061,543 75 (10.50)
7-12 426,639 11 (9.09)
13-20 109,990 3 (2.73)
More Than 20 Hours 464,549 11 (5.89)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,062,720 100
Appropriate Skip 196,643,980  
Total 200,706,700  
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 19,092,157 10 (1.09)
No 181,614,543 90 (1.09)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
A1x. On how many days did you use this type of transportation?
l. Bicycle
1-2 9,075,582 48 (6.01)
3-5 4,849,455 26 (5.58)
6-10 985,131 5 (1.81)
More than 10 Days 4,028,363 21 (4.98)
Subtotal Valid Responses 18,938,531 100
Don't Know 153,626  
Appropriate Skip 181,614,543  
Total 200,706,700  
A1la. Did you use your bicycle primarily for. . .
Commuting to Work 548,936 3 (1.57)
Recreation 7,945,119 42 (5.81)
Exercise 6,842,873 36 (5.79)
Running Errands (Going to the Store, Post Office, etc.) 1,682,360 9 (3.38)
Some Other Purpose 2,072,869 11 (4.24)
Subtotal Valid Responses 19,092,157 100
Appropriate Skip 181,614,543  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
a. Air pollution in your community from transportation sources
Very Concerned 55,542,626 28 (1.73)
Somewhat Concerned 36,516,068 18 (1.45)
Neutral 48,119,368 24 (1.57)
Not Very Concerned 28,409,357 14 (1.29)
Not at All Concerned 31,875,336 16 (1.34)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,462,754 100
Don't Know 243,946  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
b. Noise pollution in your community from transportation sources
Very Concerned 40,182,842 20 (1.51)
Somewhat Concerned 29,111,946 15 (1.28)
Neutral 38,532,714 19 (1.43)
Not Very Concerned 42,492,388 21 (1.53)
Not at All Concerned 50,144,514 25 (1.64)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,464,404 100
Don't Know 242,296  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
c. Water pollution in your community from transportation sources
Very Concerned 55,821,971 28 (1.76)
Somewhat Concerned 29,779,759 15 (1.27)
Neutral 33,658,951 17 (1.41)
Not Very Concerned 32,391,782 16 (1.37)
Not at All Concerned 46,907,020 24 (1.59)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,559,483 100
Don't Know 2,147,217  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
d. The availability of information on how emissions from transportation sources affect air quality
Very Concerned 48,199,773 24 (1.67)
Somewhat Concerned 43,307,167 22 (1.59)
Neutral 49,445,975 25 (1.60)
Not Very Concerned 24,235,868 12 (1.20)
Not at All Concerned 31,584,899 16 (1.42)
Subtotal Valid Responses 196,773,682 100
Don't Know 3,933,018  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
e. The effect emissions from transportation sources might have on global weather patterns
Very Concerned 56,806,445 29 (1.71)
Somewhat Concerned 44,871,576 23 (1.60)
Neutral 40,214,840 20 (1.53)
Not Very Concerned 25,601,828 13 (1.22)
Not at All Concerned 29,659,334 15 (1.35)
Subtotal Valid Responses 197,154,024 100
Don't Know 3,552,676  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
f. The effect of vehicle traffic congestion on the quality of life in your community.
Very Concerned 75,608,484 38 (1.80)
Somewhat Concerned 40,840,979 20 (1.45)
Neutral 34,068,327 17 (1.43)
Not Very Concerned 21,842,129 11 (1.18)
Not at All Concerned 27,931,136 14 (1.29)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,291,055 100
Don't Know 415,645  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
g. The effect of air traffic on the quality of life in your community.
Very Concerned 34,037,106 17 (1.48)
Somewhat Concerned 30,517,606 15 (1.33)
Neutral 40,229,466 20 (1.47)
Not Very Concerned 39,399,910 20 (1.49)
Not at All Concerned 54,807,910 28 (1.66)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,991,999 100
Don't Know 1,362,334  
Refused 352,367  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
h. The effects of dredging/digging activities on local waterways in your community
Very Concerned 45,241,663 23 (1.67)
Somewhat Concerned 35,037,771 18 (1.44)
Neutral 39,564,529 20 (1.49)
Not Very Concerned 27,956,634 14 (1.24)
Not at All Concerned 49,132,222 25 (1.62)
Subtotal Valid Responses 196,932,820 100
Don't Know 3,553,748  
Refused 220,132  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
i. Hazardous material incidents from transportation sources
Very Concerned 68,017,801 34 (1.81)
Somewhat Concerned 41,675,915 21 (1.47)
Neutral 30,746,598 16 (1.39)
Not Very Concerned 23,502,048 12 (1.15)
Not at All Concerned 33,538,567 17 (1.45)
Subtotal Valid Responses 197,480,929 100
Don't Know 3,135,428  
Refused 90,343  
Total 200,706,700  
C9. Please rate your level of concern about the following issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very concerned and 5 means you are not at all concerned. Overall, how concerned are you about . . .
j. Having a say about transportation projects in your community
Very Concerned 61,634,959 31 (1.75)
Somewhat Concerned 48,980,305 25 (1.61)
Neutral 41,394,343 21 (1.52)
Not Very Concerned 22,180,798 11 (1.22)
Not at All Concerned 23,459,990 12 (1.24)
Subtotal Valid Responses 197,650,395 100
Don't Know 2,695,304  
Refused 361,000  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
a. Reducing air pollution from transportation sources
Very Dissatisfied 23,831,052 12 (1.29)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 29,954,629 16 (1.37)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 76,617,054 40 (1.85)
Somewhat Satisfied 40,781,306 21 (1.59)
Very Satisfied 21,329,543 11 (1.26)
Subtotal Valid Responses 192,513,584 100
Don't Know 7,631,322  
Refused 561,795  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
b. Reducing noise pollution from transportation sources
Very Dissatisfied 22,913,844 12 (1.30)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 29,396,105 15 (1.33)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 72,478,461 38 (1.82)
Somewhat Satisfied 41,561,237 22 (1.59)
Very Satisfied 25,964,482 14 (1.44)
Subtotal Valid Responses 192,314,130 100
Don't Know 7,610,644  
Refused 781,926  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
c. Reducing water pollution from transportation sources
Very Dissatisfied 31,348,480 17 (1.45)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 28,810,341 15 (1.38)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 70,005,234 37 (1.85)
Somewhat Satisfied 34,870,007 18 (1.52)
Very Satisfied 24,118,075 13 (1.34)
Subtotal Valid Responses 189,152,137 100
Don't Know 10,744,769  
Refused 809,794  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
d. Providing information on how emissions from transportation sources affect air quality
Very Dissatisfied 26,856,450 14 (1.35)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 35,292,884 18 (1.44)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 68,680,838 36 (1.84)
Somewhat Satisfied 37,889,974 20 (1.55)
Very Satisfied 23,426,455 12 (1.31)
Subtotal Valid Responses 192,146,600 100
Don't Know 7,931,875  
Refused 628,225  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
e. Enforcing emission standards for transportation sources
Very Dissatisfied 30,306,399 16 (1.43)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 33,476,291 17 (1.36)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 59,281,575 31 (1.75)
Somewhat Satisfied 40,148,494 21 (1.56)
Very Satisfied 30,046,704 16 (1.45)
Subtotal Valid Responses 193,259,463 100
Don't Know 6,819,012  
Refused 628,225  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
f. Reducing vehicle traffic congestion on the roads in your community
Very Dissatisfied 43,599,794 22 (1.56)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 38,810,583 20 (1.51)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 44,508,603 23 (1.60)
Somewhat Satisfied 37,680,436 19 (1.53)
Very Satisfied 29,236,849 15 (1.40)
Subtotal Valid Responses 193,836,265 100
Don't Know 5,759,182  
Refused 1,111,253  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
g. Reducing air traffic congestion
Very Dissatisfied 18,578,420 10 (1.06)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 23,115,974 12 (1.21)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 74,314,421 39 (1.88)
Somewhat Satisfied 34,472,649 18 (1.50)
Very Satisfied 39,795,278 21 (1.62)
Subtotal Valid Responses 190,276,741 100
Don't Know 9,426,673  
Refused 1,003,285  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
h. Reducing the effects of dredging on local waterways
Very Dissatisfied 21,312,737 12 (1.33)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 17,503,012 10 (1.10)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 83,817,078 46 (1.93)
Somewhat Satisfied 36,146,350 20 (1.67)
Very Satisfied 24,597,179 13 (1.33)
Subtotal Valid Responses 183,376,357 100
Don't Know 16,302,893  
Refused 1,027,450  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
i. Reducing the number of incidents from the transport of hazardous materials
Very Dissatisfied 22,724,312 12 (1.26)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 30,103,878 16 (1.30)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 62,604,693 33 (1.80)
Somewhat Satisfied 39,144,362 21 (1.57)
Very Satisfied 34,735,417 18 (1.61)
Subtotal Valid Responses 189,312,661 100
Don't Know 10,140,359  
Refused 1,253,680  
Total 200,706,700  
C10. I just asked about your concern with various transportation issues. Now, please rate your level of satisfaction with what the US Department of Transportation is doing to address those issues on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you are very dissatisfied a and 5 means you are very satisfied. Overall, how satisfied are you about U.S. DOT's efforts in...
j. Ensuring that you can have a say about transportation projects in your community
Very Dissatisfied 34,035,452 18 (1.44)
Somewhat Dissatisfied 36,466,090 19 (1.47)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 56,415,376 30 (1.72)
Somewhat Satisfied 37,021,407 19 (1.52)
Very Satisfied 27,185,086 14 (1.45)
Subtotal Valid Responses 191,123,410 100
Don't Know 8,267,135  
Refused 1,316,155  
Total 200,706,700  
M37a. Now please think specifically about the level of noise caused by airplanes flying over your community, and tell me how you would compare that noise level to a year ago. Is the noise level:
Greater than It Was One Year Ago 26,088,828 13 (1.24)
Less (than One Year Ago) 11,127,639 6 (0.94)
About the Same (as One Year Ago) 95,689,338 48 (1.87)
Not Noticeable in Your Community 65,861,301 33 (1.73)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,767,106 100
Don't Know 1,050,427  
Refused 889,168  
Total 200,706,700  
M37b. And would you say that the current level of noise (caused by airplanes flying over your community) is:
Acceptable 112,918,468 85 (1.61)
Not Acceptable 19,772,116 15 (1.61)
Subtotal Valid Responses 132,690,585 100
Don't Know 215,220  
Appropriate Skip 67,800,895  
Total 200,706,700  
M38a. Now please think specifically about the level of noise caused by trains in your community, and tell me how you would compare that noise level to a year ago. Is the noise level:
Greater than It Was One Year Ago 11,912,228 6 (0.90)
Less (than One Year Ago) 10,610,415 5 (0.93)
About the Same (as One Year Ago) 96,367,877 49 (1.89)
Not Noticable in Your Community 79,228,058 40 (1.82)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,118,579 100
Don't Know 2,006,085  
Refused 582,037  
Total 200,706,700  
M38b. And would you say that the current level of noise (caused by trains in your community) is:
Acceptable 100,354,921 85 (1.85)
Not Acceptable 18,360,643 15 (1.85)
Subtotal Valid Responses 118,715,564 100
Don't Know 174,956  
Appropriate Skip 81,816,180  
Total 200,706,700  
M39. Now I am going to read a few statements about underground utility pipelines in your community. Please rate your level of agreement with the statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree.
a. Pipelines serve a needed purpose
Strongly Disagree 9,789,440 5 (0.83)
Somewhat Disagree 5,536,604 3 (0.63)
Neutral 32,083,652 16 (1.42)
Somewhat Agree 43,313,194 22 (1.58)
Strongly Agree 105,886,885 54 (1.90)
Subtotal Valid Responses 196,609,775 100
Don't Know 3,784,404  
Refused 312,520  
Total 200,706,700  
M39. Now I am going to read a few statements about underground utility pipelines in your community. Please rate your level of agreement with the statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree.
b. Pipelines in your community are safe
Strongly Disagree 9,923,881 5 (0.81)
Somewhat Disagree 15,438,278 8 (1.14)
Neutral 53,706,267 28 (1.70)
Somewhat Agree 51,727,899 27 (1.71)
Strongly Agree 58,868,041 31 (1.81)
Subtotal Valid Responses 189,664,367 100
Don't Know 9,932,123  
Refused 1,110,210  
Total 200,706,700  
M39. Now I am going to read a few statements about underground utility pipelines in your community. Please rate your level of agreement with the statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree.
c. Contacting local authorities, such as a one-call center, before you dig protects underground pipelines
Strongly Disagree 9,668,164 5 (0.86)
Somewhat Disagree 6,575,386 3 (0.75)
Neutral 32,579,259 17 (1.48)
Somewhat Agree 30,636,018 16 (1.39)
Strongly Agree 110,127,670 58 (1.90)
Subtotal Valid Responses 189,586,497 100
Don't Know 10,290,246  
Refused 829,957  
Total 200,706,700  
M40. These next questions involve the use of child booster seats in cars. Please rate your level of agreement with the statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree.
a. There should be mandatory requirements to use booster seats for children who outgrow infant car seats
Strongly Disagree 13,602,828 7 (0.95)
Somewhat Disagree 8,459,277 4 (0.82)
Neutral 18,513,045 9 (1.11)
Somewhat Agree 30,208,378 15 (1.41)
Strongly Agree 126,103,525 64 (1.84)
Subtotal Valid Responses 196,887,053 100
Don't Know 3,088,884  
Refused 730,763  
Total 200,706,700  
M40. These next questions involve the use of child booster seats in cars. Please rate your level of agreement with the statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree.
b. A regular car seat belt is as effective as a booster seat to protect children riding in cars
Strongly Disagree 77,271,963 40 (1.87)
Somewhat Disagree 29,279,239 15 (1.33)
Neutral 28,392,100 15 (1.37)
Somewhat Agree 25,964,314 13 (1.36)
Strongly Agree 32,422,359 17 (1.49)
Subtotal Valid Responses 193,329,975 100
Don't Know 6,414,676  
Refused 962,049  
Total 200,706,700  
M40. These next questions involve the use of child booster seats in cars. Please rate your level of agreement with the statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree.
c. The purpose of a booster seat is to position the child properly to fit the car seat belt
Strongly Disagree 10,194,368 5 (0.85)
Somewhat Disagree 7,075,080 4 (0.70)
Neutral 23,622,282 12 (1.23)
Somewhat Agree 37,068,303 19 (1.47)
Strongly Agree 115,555,211 60 (1.86)
Subtotal Valid Responses 193,515,244 100
Don't Know 6,948,422  
Refused 243,034  
Total 200,706,700  
M26. In your own words, what do you think is the primary cause of air pollution in your community?
Power Plants 10,939,006 6 (0.89)
Semis/Large Trucks 18,351,687 9 (1.17)
Commercial Airplanes 5,719,915 3 (0.66)
Trains 2,830,301 1 (0.56)
Busses 3,207,438 2 (0.50)
Cars/SUVs/Pickups/Vans 90,307,968 46 (1.86)
Dust 1,084,931 1 (0.24)
Pollen 921,052 0 (0.21)
Factories 27,309,635 14 (1.28)
Something Else 17,160,421 9 (0.96)
Don't Have Air Pollution Where You Live 17,199,767 9 (1.04)
Subtotal Valid Responses 195,032,121 100
Don't Know 5,306,860  
Refused 367,718  
Total 200,706,700  
C27. In your own words, what was the single most important consideration in choosing where you live?
Housing Availability 5,263,915 3 (0.57)
Housing Costs 9,151,261 5 (0.79)
Housing Characteristics (House Style, Ratio of Housing to Green Space, etc.) 7,818,723 4 (0.66)
Convenience to Services (Shopping, Libraries, Hospitals, Swimming Pools, Parks, Theaters, Senior Centers) 10,796,675 5 (0.82)
Low Property Taxes 705,961 0 (0.18)
Convenience to Day Care 987,060 1 (0.34)
Convenience to Schools 7,666,593 4 (0.66)
Quality of Schools 9,500,299 5 (0.82)
Convenience to Work/Easy Commute 23,980,387 12 (1.17)
Low Traffic Congestion 10,115,275 5 (0.88)
Access to Public Transportation 1,595,544 1 (0.27)
Low Crime 10,755,942 5 (0.88)
Overall Quality of Life 50,283,935 25 (1.69)
Other 48,671,059 25 (1.64)
Subtotal Valid Responses 197,292,629 100
Don't Know 3,033,590  
Refused 380,481  
Total 200,706,700  
C11. Now please rate the importance to you of the following transportation issues in your community, using a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means not at all important and 5 means very important. In your community, how important to you is:
a. The ease of driving to get to work, shopping, and recreation
Not at All Important 8,498,652 4 (0.77)
Not Very Important 4,333,011 2 (0.49)
Neutral 15,408,984 8 (0.97)
Somewhat Important 28,620,003 14 (1.24)
Very Important 143,399,135 72 (1.63)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,259,786 100
Don't Know 446,914  
Total 200,706,700  
C11. Now please rate the importance to you of the following transportation issues in your community, using a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means not at all important and 5 means very important. In your community, how important to you is:
b. Low levels of traffic congestion on highways and roads
Not at All Important 10,428,359 5 (0.87)
Not Very Important 12,067,892 6 (0.90)
Neutral 29,568,912 15 (1.31)
Somewhat Important 39,565,717 20 (1.49)
Very Important 107,659,034 54 (1.86)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,289,916 100
Don't Know 1,336,669  
Refused 80,116  
Total 200,706,700  
C11. Now please rate the importance to you of the following transportation issues in your community, using a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means not at all important and 5 means very important. In your community, how important to you is:
c. Conveniently located public transportation . . . that is, bus, subway, or commuter rail
Not at All Important 41,206,792 21 (1.46)
Not Very Important 23,035,219 12 (1.15)
Neutral 37,315,319 19 (1.52)
Somewhat Important 26,246,341 13 (1.23)
Very Important 70,563,366 36 (1.79)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,367,037 100
Don't Know 2,339,663  
Total 200,706,700  
C11. Now please rate the importance to you of the following transportation issues in your community, using a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means not at all important and 5 means very important. In your community, how important to you is:
d. Conveniently located walking paths and sidewalks
Not at All Important 18,501,669 9 (1.01)
Not Very Important 13,073,852 7 (0.91)
Neutral 27,826,632 14 (1.32)
Somewhat Important 37,946,257 19 (1.46)
Very Important 102,649,983 51 (1.85)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,998,393 100
Don't Know 518,991  
Refused 189,316  
Total 200,706,700  
C11. Now please rate the importance to you of the following transportation issues in your community, using a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means not at all important and 5 means very important. In your community, how important to you is:
e. Conveniently located bikeways
Not at All Important 29,682,586 15 (1.33)
Not Very Important 18,991,898 10 (1.15)
Neutral 33,807,816 17 (1.36)
Somewhat Important 39,883,096 20 (1.52)
Very Important 75,977,598 38 (1.83)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,342,995 100
Don't Know 2,363,705  
Total 200,706,700  
C11. Now please rate the importance to you of the following transportation issues in your community, using a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means not at all important and 5 means very important. In your community, how important to you is:
f. Conveniently located commercial airports>
Not at All Important 28,913,735 14 (1.37)
Not Very Important 28,570,680 14 (1.38)
Neutral 44,038,016 22 (1.54)
Somewhat Important 38,919,373 19 (1.46)
Very Important 59,325,984 30 (1.69)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,767,787 100
Don't Know 938,913  
Total 200,706,700  
C11. Now please rate the importance to you of the following transportation issues in your community, using a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means not at all important and 5 means very important. In your community, how important to you is:
g. Conveniently located railway stations
Not at All Important 45,350,878 23 (1.55)
Not Very Important 30,106,871 15 (1.30)
Neutral 44,666,451 23 (1.59)
Somewhat Important 31,901,101 16 (1.44)
Very Important 45,854,311 23 (1.60)
Subtotal Valid Responses 197,879,612 100
Don't Know 2,626,045  
Refused 201,044  
Total 200,706,700  
C14. Now please rate the level to which you agree with the following statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree with the statement. As it currently exists, the transportation system, including roads, public transportation, bikeways, and sidewalks. . .
a. Benefits your community
Strongly Disagree 11,958,147 6 (0.87)
Somewhat Disagree 16,249,400 8 (0.98)
Neutral 38,848,388 19 (1.47)
Somewhat Agree 48,540,150 24 (1.59)
Strongly Agree 84,501,023 42 (1.85)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,097,109 100
Don't Know 609,591  
Total 200,706,700  
C14. Now please rate the level to which you agree with the following statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree with the statement. As it currently exists, the transportation system, including roads, public transportation, bikeways, and sidewalks. . .
b. Helps make your community a better place to live
Strongly Disagree 11,586,118 6 (0.92)
Somewhat Disagree 11,504,401 6 (0.85)
Neutral 32,114,780 16 (1.35)
Somewhat Agree 50,910,610 25 (1.58)
Strongly Agree 94,151,595 47 (1.87)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,267,504 100
Don't Know 439,196  
Total 200,706,700  
C14. Now please rate the level to which you agree with the following statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree with the statement. As it currently exists, the transportation system, including roads, public transportation, bikeways, and sidewalks. . .
c. Contributes to the economic well-being of your community
Strongly Disagree 10,588,510 5 (0.89)
Somewhat Disagree 14,965,008 8 (0.95)
Neutral 36,513,430 18 (1.48)
Somewhat Agree 49,900,883 25 (1.59)
Strongly Agree 86,868,914 44 (1.87)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,836,745 100
Don't Know 1,790,628  
Refused 79,327  
Total 200,706,700  
C14. Now please rate the level to which you agree with the following statements on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you strongly disagree and 5 means you strongly agree with the statement. As it currently exists, the transportation system, including roads, public transportation, bikeways, and sidewalks. . .
d. Contributes to the environmental well-being of your community
Strongly Disagree 16,726,154 8 (1.08)
Somewhat Disagree 24,142,630 12 (1.20)
Neutral 45,140,666 23 (1.54)
Somewhat Agree 43,907,449 22 (1.57)
Strongly Agree 69,049,803 35 (1.80)
Subtotal Valid Responses 198,966,702 100
Don't Know 1,416,690  
Refused 323,308  
Total 200,706,700  
B3. Do you currently have a disability or health problem that makes it difficult for you to travel outside the home?
Yes 12,873,795 6 (0.82)
No 187,469,849 94 (0.82)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,343,644 100
Refused 363,056  
Total 200,706,700  
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 5,908,015 46 (6.54)
No 6,965,780 54 (6.54)
Subtotal Valid Responses 12,873,795 100
Appropriate Skip 187,832,905  
Total 200,706,700  
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 2,783,035 22 (5.38)
No 10,090,760 78 (5.38)
Subtotal Valid Responses 12,873,795 100
Appropriate Skip 187,832,905  
Total 200,706,700  
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 4,816,806 37 (6.28)
No 8,056,989 63 (6.28)
Subtotal Valid Responses 12,873,795 100
Appropriate Skip 187,832,905  
Total 200,706,700  
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 5,616,688 44 (6.37)
No 7,257,106 56 (6.37)
Subtotal Valid Responses 12,873,795 100
Appropriate Skip 187,832,905  
Total 200,706,700  
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 7,915,659 61 (6.29)
No 4,958,136 39 (6.29)
Subtotal Valid Responses 12,873,795 100
Appropriate Skip 187,832,905  
Total 200,706,700  
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 3,441,395 27 (5.60)
No 9,432,400 73 (5.60)
Subtotal Valid Responses 12,873,795 100
Appropriate Skip 187,832,905  
Total 200,706,700  
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 182,945 1 (1.41)
No 12,690,849 99 (1.41)
Subtotal Valid Responses 12,873,795 100
Appropriate Skip 187,832,905  
Total 200,706,700  
B4a. Since January 2000, have you requested a product or service from an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation?
Yes 4,492,454 2 (0.54)
No 195,952,759 98 (0.54)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,445,213 100
Don't Know 261,487  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
1. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Yes 101,443 2 (2.32)
No 4,301,944 98 (2.32)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
2. U.S. Coast Guard
Yes 264,870 6 (3.62)
No 4,138,517 94 (3.62)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
3. Federal Aviation Administration
Yes 232,263 5 (3.79)
No 4,171,123 95 (3.79)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
4. Maritime Administration
Yes 321,789 7 (5.70)
No 4,081,597 93 (5.70)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
5. Federal Highway Administration
Yes 343,323 8 (4.43)
No 4,060,063 92 (4.43)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
6. Federal Railroad Administration
Yes 295,361 7 (5.19)
No 4,108,025 93 (5.19)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
7. Federal Transit Administration
Yes 685,902 16 (7.86)
No 3,717,485 84 (7.86)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
8. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
No 4,403,386 100 (.)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
9. Research and Special Programs Administration
Yes 284,945 6 (4.66)
No 4,118,441 94 (4.66)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
10. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Yes 275,055 6 (3.74)
No 4,128,331 94 (3.74)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
11. St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
No 4,403,386 100 (.)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
12. Office of the Secretary of Transportation
Yes 185,317 4 (3.07)
No 4,218,069 96 (3.07)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b2. Which of the following agencies did you contact?
13. Some other agency
Yes 2,331,157 53 (12.00)
No 2,072,230 47 (12.00)
Subtotal Valid Responses 4,403,386 100
Don't Know 89,068  
Appropriate Skip 196,214,246  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b3. Which of those agencies did you most recently contact?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 101,443 35 (28.10)
Federal Railroad Administration 75,328 26 (23.80)
Federal Transit Administration 109,990 38 (29.10)
Subtotal Valid Responses 286,760 100
Appropriate Skip 200,419,940  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b1. How long ago was your most recent request?
Since the Beginning of January of 2001 176,901 9 (5.28)
During November and December of 2000 1,048,262 51 (14.30)
Between August and October of 2000 521,204 25 (12.00)
Between February and July of 2000 325,863 16 (9.34)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b4. And what kind of product or service did you request from [fill in agency name from B4b3]?
1. Data (tables, charts, graphs, files, CD-ROM)
Yes 509,937 25 (12.00)
No 1,562,293 75 (12.00)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b4. And what kind of product or service did you request from [fill in agency name from B4b3]?
2. Publications, brochures, pamphlets, fact sheets, reports
Yes 1,101,324 53 (14.20)
No 970,906 47 (14.20)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b4. And what kind of product or service did you request from [fill in agency name from B4b3]?
3. Maps
Yes 453,854 22 (11.40)
No 1,618,376 78 (11.40)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b4. And what kind of product or service did you request from [fill in agency name from B4b3]?
4. Press Releases
No 2,072,230 100 (0.00)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b4. And what kind of product or service did you request from [fill in agency name from B4b3]?
5. Videos
No 2,072,230 100 (0.00)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b4. And what kind of product or service did you request from [fill in agency name from B4b3]?
6. Employment information
No 2,072,230 100 (0.00)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b4. And what kind of product or service did you request from [fill in agency name from B4b3]?
7. Grant or scholarship information
No 2,072,230 100 (0.00)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B4b4. And what kind of product or service did you request from [fill in agency name from B4b3]?
8. Other
Yes 966,749 47 (14.30)
No 1,105,481 53 (14.30)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B5. How did you contact (fill in agency name from the B4b2 or B4b3)?
Telephone 1,251,460 60 (14.20)
Internet/World Wide Web/E-mail 641,451 31 (14.20)
(Regular) Mail 79,553 4 (3.85)
Other 99,765 5 (4.79)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
B6. Please rate your overall satisfaction with the level of service you received. Would you say you were . . .
Somewhat Dissatisfied 494,729 24 (14.40)
Neither Dissatisfied nor Satisfied 421,242 20 (11.30)
Somewhat Satisfied 339,415 16 (9.38)
Very Satisfied 816,844 39 (13.50)
Subtotal Valid Responses 2,072,230 100
Appropriate Skip 198,634,470  
Total 200,706,700  
D1. How many licensed vehicles are available for regular use by members of your household?
Zero 6,884,297 3 (0.64)
One 48,444,248 24 (1.58)
Two 83,958,662 42 (1.83)
Three 37,138,695 19 (1.51)
Four 13,840,092 7 (1.03)
Five or More 10,348,142 5 (0.94)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,614,137 100
Average (Arithmetic Mean) 2.2 (0.05)a
Refused 92,563  
Total 200,706,700  
D2. Are you a licensed commercial transportation operator?
Yes 17,566,079 9 (1.09)
No 183,140,621 91 (1.09)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
D3. Do you own or operate a business from your home?
Yes 20,273,339 10 (1.09)
No 180,433,361 90 (1.09)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
D4. Please stop me when I reach the category that best describes your age.
18 - 24 25,803,908 13 (1.51)
25 - 34 36,067,167 18 (1.42)
35 - 44 44,077,181 22 (1.51)
45 - 54 37,322,989 19 (1.47)
55 - 64 24,080,060 12 (1.11)
65 or Older 33,017,258 16 (1.31)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,368,563 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 230,086  
Total 200,706,700  
D5. Are you male or female?
Male 95,721,554 48 (1.87)
Female 104,985,146 52 (1.87)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,706,700 100
Total 200,706,700  
D6. What is the last grade of school you completed?
Less than High School 18,653,327 9 (1.23)
High School Graduate/GED 84,086,108 42 (1.94)
Technical School/Professional Business School 6,995,790 3 (0.54)
Some College 32,138,223 16 (1.19)
Community College Graduate (AA: Associate of Arts Degree) 13,857,138 7 (0.78)
College Graduate (BA or BS: Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree) 28,998,833 14 (1.07)
Post-Graduate Degree (Masters, Ph.D., Lawyer, Medical Doctor) 15,576,342 8 (0.79)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,305,761 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 292,889  
Total 200,706,700  
D7. Are you of Hispanic origin?
Yes 14,372,735 7 (1.06)
No, Not Hispanic/Spanish/Latino 186,115,952 93 (1.06)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,488,687 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 109,962  
Total 200,706,700  
D8. What is your race?
1. White
Yes 161,637,126 81 (1.56)
No 38,157,009 19 (1.56)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,794,135 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 804,514  
Total 200,706,700  
D8. What is your race?
2. Black or African-American
Yes 19,920,954 10 (1.23)
No 179,873,181 90 (1.23)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,794,135 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 804,514  
Total 200,706,700  
D8. What is your race?
3. American Indian or Alaska Native
Yes 4,442,556 2 (0.54)
No 195,351,579 98 (0.54)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,794,135 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 804,514  
Total 200,706,700  
D8. What is your race?
4. Asian (e.g., Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese)
Yes 4,152,140 2 (0.47)
No 195,641,995 98 (0.47)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,794,135 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 804,514  
Total 200,706,700  
D8. What is your race?
5. Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (e.g., Samoan, Guamanian, or Chamorro)
Yes 866,453 0 (0.21)
No 198,927,682 100 (0.21)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,794,135 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 804,514  
Total 200,706,700  
D8. What is your race?
6. Other Race
Yes 10,971,072 5 (0.93)
No 188,823,063 95 (0.93)
Subtotal Valid Responses 199,794,135 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 804,514  
Total 200,706,700  
D9a. How many other telephone lines are there?
None 164,901,689 82 (1.22)
One 27,896,845 14 (1.11)
Two 5,893,122 3 (0.53)
Three 1,066,819 1 (0.17)
Four or More 291,763 0 (0.07)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,050,239 100
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 548,410  
Total 200,706,700  
D9b. What is the primary use of this (these) phone line(s)?
Household Use Only 26,344,840 75 (3.05)
Business and Home Use 6,614,996 19 (2.88)
Business Use Only 2,188,714 6 (1.29)
Subtotal Valid Responses 35,148,550 100
Appropriate Skip 165,558,150  
Total 200,706,700  
D12. How many people 18 years or older live in your household?
One 30,763,043 15 (1.01)
Two 118,094,835 59 (1.87)
Three 37,560,684 19 (1.67)
Four 9,350,896 5 (1.01)
Five or More 4,590,533 2 (0.83)
Subtotal Valid Responses 200,359,991 100
Average (Arithmetic Mean) 2.2 (0.04)a
Don't Know 108,051  
Refused 238,658  
Total 200,706,700  
D8 RACE.
Non-Hispanic White 160,866,627 85 (1.44)
Non-Hispanic Black 19,816,432 10 (1.30)
Non-Hispanic Indian 3,709,273 2 (0.50)
Non-Hispanic Asian 4,114,924 2 (0.49)
Non-Hispanic Pacific Island 866,453 0 (0.23)
Subtotal Valid Responses 189,373,709 100
Total 189,373,709  
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