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Tell us about how you travel in Lawrence, Eudora, Baldwin City, Lecompton, and Douglas County.

87 registered responses


How do you transport yourself to different places (work, appointments, shopping, restaurants)? (Select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Bicycling 35.6% 31
Drive Myself 88.5% 77
Public transit (Lawrence Transit/KU on Wheels bus, Independence Inc., Senior Resource Center) 16.1% 14
Ride from a friend or family 28.7% 25
Ride sharing app such as Uber or Lyft 10.3% 9
Walking 57.5% 50
Other 3.4% 3

If you travel by any means other than car, what are you main reasons for doing so? (Select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Convenience/do not want to worry about parking 41.5% 34
Health reasons/increase physical activity 64.6% 53
Improve air quality/environmental reasons 46.3% 38
No access to a personal vehicle 9.8% 8
Time or cost savings (cost of ownership, gas, insurance, etc) 29.3% 24
Other 4.9% 4
Not applicable 19.5% 16

If you drive yourself to work, what are your main reasons for doing so? (Select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Infrequent or no transit option 24.7% 20
Irregular work schedule 16.0% 13
Need car at work for personal or company business 22.2% 18
Need to transport children 12.3% 10
Prefer to drive own car or no shared ride available 23.5% 19
Other 16.0% 13
Not applicable 27.2% 22

How satisfied are you with your typical auto/car experience, with 1 being "Not Satisfied" and 5 being "Very Satisfied" (Select one)

Satisfaction
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.5% 3
2 7.1% 6
3 28.2% 24
4 31.8% 27
5 21.2% 18
Do not use 8.2% 7

Select the options that impact your auto/car satisfaction. (Select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Costs (cost of car ownership, gas, insurance, etc.) 66.2% 49
Drivers do not follow the rules of the road 36.5% 27
I do not own a car 8.1% 6
I do not have a driver’s license 2.7% 2
Parking 29.7% 22
Roads are in need of repair (e.g. potholes) 41.9% 31
Travel time takes longer than it should 13.5% 10
Other 23.0% 17

How satisfied are you with your typical bicycling experience, with 1 being "Not Satisfied" and 5 being "Very Satisfied" (Select one)

Satisfaction
Response Percent Response Count
1 8.5% 7
2 8.5% 7
3 26.8% 22
4 12.2% 10
5 4.9% 4
Do not use 39.0% 32

Select the options that impact your bicycling satisfaction. (Select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Bicycle network is incomplete 55.6% 35
Bicycle parking is limited and/or not secure 31.7% 20
Bicycle routes, lanes, and/or paths need repair 33.3% 21
Difficult to transport children/others, groceries or large items 30.2% 19
I do not know the rules of the road 3.2% 2
It is difficult or I am physically unable 7.9% 5
My destination is too far away 17.5% 11
Route does not feel safe 57.1% 36
Other 25.4% 16

How satisfied are you with your typical public transit/bus experience, with 1 being "Not Satisfied" and 5 being "Very Satisfied" (Select one)

Satisfaction
Response Percent Response Count
1 6.3% 5
2 5.0% 4
3 13.8% 11
4 15.0% 12
5 3.8% 3
Do not use 56.3% 45

Select the options that impact your public transit/bus satisfaction. (Select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Difficult to get to/from bus stop 17.9% 10
Difficult to transport children/others, groceries or large items 16.1% 9
Does not feel safe and/or comfortable 10.7% 6
It is difficult or I am physically unable 7.1% 4
Lack of amenities such as bus shelters and benches 17.9% 10
Routes do not go where I want to go 37.5% 21
Schedule does not meet my needs 39.3% 22
Takes too much time 44.6% 25
Unfamiliar with routes or how to use transit 19.6% 11
Other 21.4% 12

How satisfied are you with your typical walking experience, with 1 being "Not Satisfied" and 5 being "Very Satisfied" (Select one)

Satisfaction
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.2% 1
2 14.8% 12
3 21.0% 17
4 40.7% 33
5 14.8% 12
Do not use 7.4% 6

Select the options that impact your walking satisfaction. (Select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Difficult to transport children/others, groceries or large items 23.2% 19
Distance to my destination is too far 39.0% 32
Drivers going too fast 34.1% 28
Drivers not watching for or yielding to people crossing streets or sidewalks 41.5% 34
Sidewalk network does not meet my accessibility needs 17.1% 14
Sidewalk network is incomplete 42.7% 35
Sidewalks are in need of repair 47.6% 39
Other 26.8% 22

How important should the following factors be for the Lawrence-Douglas County region, with 1 being "Low Priority" and 5 being "High Priority"

Affordable and accessible transportation options
Response Percent Response Count
1 2.3% 2
2 2.3% 2
3 11.5% 10
4 13.8% 12
5 70.1% 61
Provide alternatives to driving alone (walking, bicycling, public transit, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.4% 3
2 3.4% 3
3 8.0% 7
4 23.0% 20
5 62.1% 54
Reduce impacts to the environment (air/water quality, climate change, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
1 5.7% 5
2 4.6% 4
3 10.3% 9
4 23.0% 20
5 55.2% 48
Reduce traffic congestion
Response Percent Response Count
1 12.6% 11
2 16.1% 14
3 18.4% 16
4 20.7% 18
5 29.9% 26
Reliable travel times
Response Percent Response Count
1 5.7% 5
2 4.6% 4
3 21.8% 19
4 36.8% 32
5 29.9% 26
Safety for all users of the transportation system
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.1% 1
2 2.3% 2
3 10.3% 9
4 19.5% 17
5 65.5% 57
Support the movement of goods and services
Response Percent Response Count
1 5.7% 5
2 5.7% 5
3 28.7% 25
4 25.3% 22
5 32.2% 28

How have your transportation habits changed since the Covid-19 pandemic?

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74
Skipped
13

Is there anything else you would like to share about transportation issues or priorities?

Answered
64
Skipped
23

Where do you live? (nearest cross streets/ intersection and city)

Answered
86
Skipped
1

Where do you work (nearest cross streets/ intersection and city)

Answered
80
Skipped
7

What best describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Full-time 62.1% 54
Part-time 14.9% 13
Retired 20.7% 18
Stay at home parent 3.4% 3
Student 8.0% 7
Unemployed 2.3% 2
Prefer not to answer 1.1% 1

If you are a student, select all that apply.

Response Percent Response Count
College/School outside of Douglas County 14.3% 2
K-12 7.1% 1
University of Kansas 42.9% 6
Prefer not to answer 35.7% 5

What is your approximate household income? (Select one)

Response Percent Response Count
Less than $24,999 8.2% 7
$25,000-$49,999 12.9% 11
$50,000-$74,999 20.0% 17
$75,000-$99,999 22.4% 19
$100,000-$149,999 17.6% 15
More than $150,000 10.6% 9
Prefer not to answer 8.2% 7

How many vehicles are in your household, including motorcycles and electric vehicles?

Response Percent Response Count
1 33.3% 28
2 51.2% 43
3+ 15.5% 13
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June 23, 2022, 2:47 PM
  • How do you transport yourself to different places (work, appointments, shopping, restaurants)? (Select all that apply)
    • Bicycling
    • Drive Myself
    • Public transit (Lawrence Transit/KU on Wheels bus, Independence Inc., Senior Resource Center)
  • If you travel by any means other than car, what are you main reasons for doing so? (Select all that apply)
    • Convenience/do not want to worry about parking
    • Health reasons/increase physical activity
    • Improve air quality/environmental reasons
  • If you drive yourself to work, what are your main reasons for doing so? (Select all that apply)
    • Other - Retired
  • How satisfied are you with your typical auto/car experience, with 1 being "Not Satisfied" and 5 being "Very Satisfied" (Select one)
    • Satisfaction - 3
  • Select the options that impact your auto/car satisfaction. (Select all that apply)
    • Other - Failed bicycle parking/theft
  • How satisfied are you with your typical bicycling experience, with 1 being "Not Satisfied" and 5 being "Very Satisfied" (Select one)
    • Satisfaction - 2
  • Select the options that impact your bicycling satisfaction. (Select all that apply)
    • Bicycle network is incomplete
    • Bicycle parking is limited and/or not secure
  • How satisfied are you with your typical public transit/bus experience, with 1 being "Not Satisfied" and 5 being "Very Satisfied" (Select one)
    • Satisfaction - 4
  • Select the options that impact your public transit/bus satisfaction. (Select all that apply)
    • Other - Longtimebust user- occassionally no bike rack capacity-too often in use
  • How satisfied are you with your typical walking experience, with 1 being "Not Satisfied" and 5 being "Very Satisfied" (Select one)
    No response.
  • Select the options that impact your walking satisfaction. (Select all that apply)
    • Other - physical incapacity
  • How important should the following factors be for the Lawrence-Douglas County region, with 1 being "Low Priority" and 5 being "High Priority"
    • Affordable and accessible transportation options - 5
    • Provide alternatives to driving alone (walking, bicycling, public transit, etc.) - 5
    • Reduce impacts to the environment (air/water quality, climate change, etc.) - 5
    • Reduce traffic congestion - 5
    • Reliable travel times - 4
    • Safety for all users of the transportation system - 5
    • Support the movement of goods and services - 4
  • How have your transportation habits changed since the Covid-19 pandemic?

    Obvious- public sector largely shut down- hence less need for transportation.

  • Is there anything else you would like to share about transportation issues or priorities?

    Cyclists cheated by denial, delay, degradation of convient, secure, bicycle parking.

  • Where do you live? (nearest cross streets/ intersection and city)
    8th and Delaware
  • Where do you work (nearest cross streets/ intersection and city)
    No response.
  • What best describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
    • Retired
  • If you are a student, select all that apply.
    No response.
  • What is your approximate household income? (Select one)
    • Prefer not to answer
  • How many vehicles are in your household, including motorcycles and electric vehicles?
    • 1
  • What is your age? (Select one)
    • 65 years and over
  • Which of the following most accurately describes you? (Select one)
    • Male
  • If you selected "Prefer to self-describe" above, please self-describe.
    No response.
  • Are you of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin? (Select one)
    • No
  • Which race/ethnicity best describes you? (Select all that apply)
    • White
  • Do you experience any health conditions or limitations that affect your access to transportation? (Select all that apply)
    • Other - Limited walking range
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Affordable and accessible transportation options
Provide alternatives to driving alone (walking, bicycling, public transit, etc.)
Reduce impacts to the environment (air/water quality, climate change, etc.)
Reduce traffic congestion
Reliable travel times
Safety for all users of the transportation system
Support the movement of goods and services
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