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Omnibus Survey Household Survey Results Final Annotated Survey Questionnaire October 2001

Omnibus Survey
Household Survey Results
Final Annotated Survey Questionnaire
October 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, tires, and red light running.
SN 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)
  USDOT Services Satisfaction Questions None this month Identical series each 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 F0453, 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.

F0052. Hello, my name is _______ , and Im calling on behalf of the United States Department of Transportation about a national study on transportation issues. Transportation has always been an important issue and continues to be especially in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

Your household has been selected for this study, we are asking about your transportation habits and opinions. The results of this study will be used to help strengthen the transportation system through informed planning and decision making. We appreciate your participation in this study.

F0080. Have I reached [telephone number]?

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

TERMINATE CALL

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 F0052. 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

F0453.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, transportation security and traffic law enforcement. 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.

REPEAT AS NECESSARY:

During [last month], did you:

G0103Drive or ride in a personal vehicle. (Examples of personal vehicles include a car, van, SUV, pickup truck, RV.)

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0150. Drive or ride in an organized carpool or vanpool?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0301. 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

G0201. Ride on a city-to-city bus, such as Greyhound?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0251. Ride on a city-to-city train, such as AMTRAK?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0350. Fly on a commercial airline?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0401. Fly on a charter, private, or corporate airplane or helicopter?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0451. Drive or ride on a motorcycle, including a motorized scooter or motorized bicycle?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0501. Ride a bicycle? Please do not include stationary bicycles.

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0550. 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

G0555. Ride as a passenger on a cruise ship?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0600. Ride on a commercial boat, ship, or ferry?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0651. Operate or ride on a personal watercraft such as a jetski or skidoo?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0701. Operate or ride in a recreational boat such as a sailboat, motorboat, or yacht?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0750. 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

Ask if G0103 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851B.

G0851A. You said you drove or rode in a personal vehicle in [last month]. How many days did you drive or ride? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

Ask if G0150 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851C.

G0851B. You said you used an organized carpool or vanpool in [last month]. How many days did you use it? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

Ask if G0301 = 1; else go to G0801.

G0851C. You said you used a public transit in [last month]. How many days did you use it? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days (Skip to G0802)

Ask if G0301 = 2 (No public transportation use in the past 30 days.) Else skip to G0802.

G0801. You said you did not use public transit in [last month]. Is public transportation available in your area?

    1. Yes
    2. No (Skip to G0811)

G0802. We would like to know about the types of public transportation available in your area. Is public bus service available?

    1. Yes (Skip to instruction before G0803)
    2. No (Skip to G0804)

Ask if G0301 = 1. Else skip to G0804.

G0803. Did you ride public buses?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0804. Is subway service available in your area?

    1. Yes (Skip to instruction before G0805)
    2. No (Skip to G0806)

Ask if G0301 = 1. Else skip to G0806.

G0805. Did you ride the subway?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0806. Is commuter rail service from suburb to city available in your area? (Neither subways nor AMTRAK are commuter rail.)

    1. Yes (Skip to instruction before G0807)
    2. No (Skip to G0808)

Ask if G0301 = 1. Else skip to G0808.

G0807. Did you ride the commuter rail?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0808. Are there any other types of public transportation that are available to you in your area? (DO NOT READ LIST. CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)

    1. Light rail
    2. Commuter buses
    3. Street cars
    4. None
    5. Other (specify) ___________________________________

If G0808 = 4 skip to instruction before G0801. If G0808 = 1-3 and G0301 = 2 skip to G0810.

G0809. Which of these other types of public transportation do you use? (DO NOT READ LIST. CHECK ALL THAT APPLY UNLESS RESPONSE 5 IS SELECTED]

    1. Light rail
    2. Commuter buses
    3. Street cars
    4. Other (specify) ___________________________________
    5. None

If G0301 = 1 (used public transit in the past 30 days) skip to G0811.

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)(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 ______________________

G0811. If HIGH SPEED commuter rail, that is high speed rail from suburb to city, was available in your area, would you use it?

    1. Yes (Skip to instruction before G0851D)
    2. No

G0812. What is the main reason you would not use high speed commuter rail if it were available in your area?

    1. Easier to drive (less hassle)
    2. Prefer to drive myself
    3. I am retired/not working/not in school
    4. Use other public transit (e.g., bus, subway)
    5. Dont commute from the suburbs to the inner city
    6. Cost
    7. Safety
    8. Takes too much time
    9. Other - SPECIFY ______________________

Ask if G0201 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851E.

G0851D. You said you used a city-to-city bus in [last month]. How many days did you use it? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

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

    ____ days

Ask if G0251 = 1; else go to instruction before G0820

G0851E. You said you used a city-to-city train [last month]. How many days did you use it? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

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

_____ days

Ask if G0251 = 2 (No intercity train use in the past 30 days). Else skip to G0824.

G0820. In your area, do you have access to city-to-city train service such as AMTRAK?

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0820 = 2 skip to G0824

G0822. Is HIGH SPEED city-to-city train service available in your area?

[INTERVIEWER, ANSWER YES IF RESPONDENT SAYS HIGH SPEED SERVICE IS AVAILABLE TO SOME CITIES.]

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0822 = 1 skip to G0826

G0824. Would you use HIGH SPEED city-to-city train service if such service were available?

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0824 = 1 skip to instruction before G0851F.

G0825. What is the main reason you would not use HIGH SPEED city-to-city train service?

    1. Cost
    2. Does not go where I want to go
    3. Schedule not convenient
    4. Takes to long
    5. Prefer to drive
    6. Prefer to fly
    7. Do not travel
    8. Other (specify)__________________

Skip to instruction before G0851F

G0826. Have you ever used the HIGH SPEED city-to-city train service?

    1. Yes
    2. No

G0828. Would you use city-to-city train service more frequently if HIGH SPEED train service was available more extensively?

    1. Yes
    2. No

If G0828 =1 skip to instruction before G0851F.

G0830. What is the main reason you would not use more city-to-city train service if HIGH SPEED train service were available?

    1. Cost
    2. Does not go where I want to go
    3. Schedule no convenient
    4. Takes to long
    5. Prefer to drive
    6. Prefer to fly
    7. Do not travel
    8. Other (specify) _________________________________

Ask if G0350 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851G.

G0851F. You said you flew on a commercial airline in [last month]. How many days did you fly? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

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

    ____ days

Ask if G0401 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851H.

G0851G. You said you flew on a charter, private, or corporate airplane in [last month]. How many days did you fly? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

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

    ____ days

Ask if G0451 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851I.

G0851H. You said you drove or rode on a motorcycle including a motor scooter or motorized bicycle [last month]. How many days did you drive or ride? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

Ask if G0501 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851J.

G0851I. You said you rode a bicycle [last month]. How many days did you ride? (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 your 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 ____________________

Ask if G0550 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851K.

G0851J. You said you walked, ran, or jogged in [last month]. 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 ___________________

Ask if G0600 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851L.

G0851K. You said you rode on a commercial boat, ship, or ferry in [last month]. How many days did you ride? (RECORD NUMBER)

    ____ days

Ask if G0651 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851M.

G0851L. You said you operated or rode on a personal watercraft in [last month]. 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 personal watercraft last month?

    _____ hours and _____ minutes

CATI system must ensure entry for both hours and minutes

Ask if G0701 = 1; else go to instruction before G0851N.

G0851M. You said you operated or rode on a recreational boat in [last month]. How many days did you operate or ride on a personal watercraft? (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

Ask if G0751 = 1; else go to next section.

G0851N. You said you used other means of transportation in [last month]. How many days did you use it? (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)

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to B1000 if G0350=1; else skip to next section.

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 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 ________________________

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

    1. Yes - skip to B0351
    2. No

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

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to B0351

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

B0351. On a typical day, how much time did a one-way, door-to-door trip 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:

Satellite office: alternate work site that is in a separate location than your primary worksite sometimes referred to as a branch office.

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 next skip instruction.

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

B1000. The next group of questions is about vehicle maintenance.

PRESS "ENTER" TO CONTINUE

B1010. Who usually checks the air pressure for the tires on the vehicle that you use most?

[INTERVIEWERS DO NOT READ LIST]

    1. You (respondent)
    2. Your spouse
    3. A friend or relative
    4. Someone at a dealership or service station
    5. Someone else - SPECIFY _______________________
    6. Dont check/no one checks
    7. Do not own/use vehicle

If B1010 = 6 or7 skip to B1030

B1020. How often [do you/does the person who checks your tires] check the air pressure of your tires?

[DO NOT READ LIST.]

    1. Monthly
    2. Whenever they seem low
    3. When you get ready to go on a long trip
    4. When the car is serviced
    5. Some other time period - SPECIFY _________________________

B1030. What is the MAIN reason you should check the air pressure of your tires?

[DO NOT READ LIST. CHECK ONLY ONE.]

    1. Safety
    2. Vehicle handling/performance
    3. Noise
    4. Fuel economy
    5. Reduce tire wear
    6. Other - SPECIFY _________________________

B1040. Are there any OTHER reasons you should check the air pressure of your tires? (DO NOT READ LIST. CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.)

    1. Safety
    2. Vehicle handling/performance
    3. Noise
    4. Fuel economy
    5. Reduce tire wear
    6. Other - SPECIFY _________________________
    7. None

B1100. Now I would like to ask you a few questions about driver safety.

PRESS "ENTER" TO CONTINUE

B1110. In the past 30 days, have you seen or heard of any special effort by police to ticket drivers in your community who run red lights?

    1. Yes
    2. No

B1120. In the past 30 days, have you seen or heard any messages that encourage people not to run red lights? This could be public service announcements on TV, messages on the radio, signs on the road, news stories, or something else.

    1. Yes
    2. No

B1130. Does your community use photo surveillance systems at intersections to discourage red light running? That is, are there cameras at intersections which take pictures of cars running red lights so those drivers can be ticketed?

    1. Yes
    2. No

B1140. How effective do you think these photo surveillance systems or cameras are in preventing drivers from running red lights? Are they very effective, somewhat effective, or not at all effective?

    1. Very effective
    2. Somewhat effective
    3. Not at all effective
    4. No opinion

Section SN - Strategic Goal Questions

The series on environment (SE0050-SE0215) asked in September is replaced by this SN series on National Security.

SN0500 Now I want to ask your opinion on some transportation issues related to national security. When thinking about transportation security, tell me whether you are very concerned, somewhat concerned, somewhat unconcerned or not at all concerned about your safety from terrorist attack for each of the following types of transportation.

SN 0550 Personal vehicles such as cars, trucks, or motorcycles

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

SN0850 Commercial airlines

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

SN0600 Subways

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

SN0650 Public buses or other transit above ground

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

SN0700 Commuter rail

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

SN0750 City to city trains such a AMTRAK

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

SN0800 City to city buses such as Greyhound

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

SN0900 Cruise ships

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

SN0950 Other commercial boats, ships or ferries

    1. Very Concerned
    2. Somewhat Concerned
    3. Somewhat Unconcerned
    4. Not at all concerned

Section M - Operating Administration Modal Questions

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

M0060. First 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 next section

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 next section

MCG0162 What other public service or activity?

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

____________________

MCG0163Anything else?

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to next section

MCG0164 What other public service or activity?

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

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MCG0165. Anything else?

    1. Yes
    2. No - skip to next section

MCG0166 What other public service or activity?

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

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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
  2. No notes to add