WESTERN SAN LUIS VALLEY COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION SURVEY

Dear Western San Luis Valley Resident:

Please take a few minutes to answer the following questions about your personal/household transportation needs. Your answers will help identify the transportation needs of the Western San Luis Valley.

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1) Which of the following types of transportation does your household currently use and how often?

6-7 Days/Week
3-5 Days/Week
1-2 Days/Week
1-3 Days/Month
Less than Once/Month
Never
Your personal vehicle
Borrow a vehicle
Ride from a friend/relative
Walk / Bicycle
The Chaffee Shuttle / Eagle Line
Red Willow
Veteran Transportation Service
CDOT Bustang Outrider Service between Alamosa, Salida, Pueblo, and Denver

6) Including yourself, how many people, age 10 and over, live in your household?

7) Including yourself, how many people living in your household have a valid driver’s license?

8) How many operating vehicles are available to your household?

9) Do you or a household member who needs transportation have a disability, health concern, or other issue that makes travel difficult?

10) In the last 2 years, have you or a member of your household been unable to access medical care due to lack of transportation?

11) In the last 2 years, have you or a member of your household lost a job, dropped out of school, or had problems finding work due to lack of transportation?

Questions about public transportation needs within the San Luis Valley:

13) To which areas inside the San Luis Valley would you or your household use public transportation to reach?

(Check all that apply)

14) What are the top three reasons your household would use public transportation within the San Luis Valley?

(please select only three)

15) If available and going where and when you need to go, how often would your household use public transportation within the San Luis Valley?

16) The current passenger fare rate for the Eagle line is about $0.07 per mile. Using this rate, do you think the following is an appropriate fare structure for riding public transportation within the San Luis Valley? For one-way trips under 25 miles = up to $2.00 / For one-way trips between 25 - 50 miles = $2.00 - $3.30 / For one-way trips between 50 - 100 miles = $3.30 - $6.60

17) How important would each characteristic be in your decision to use public transportation within the San Luis Valley?

Not Important
Desirable
Important
Very Important
Transit service that picks me up at my home and drops me off at my destination
Fixed-route transit service with designated bus stops and a set schedule
Evening service
Weekend service
Fares

Questions about public transportation needs outside the San Luis Valley:

18) To which areas outside the San Luis Valley would you or your household use public transportation to reach?

(Check all that apply)

19) What are the top three reasons you would use public transportation for trips outside the San Luis Valley?

(please select only three)

20) If available and going where and when you need to go, how often would your household use public transportation outside the San Luis Valley?

21) The current passenger fare rate for the Eagle line is about $0.07 per mile. Using this rate, do you think the following is an appropriate fare structure for riding public transportation outside the San Luis Valley? For one-way trips between 100 - 149 miles = $6.60 - $9.90 / For one-way trips between 150 - 199 miles = $9.90 - $13.20 / For one-way trips between 200 - 250 miles = $13.20 - $16.50

22) How important would each characteristic be in your decision to use a public transportation service outside the San Luis Valley?

Not Important
Desirable
Important
Very Important
Weekday service
Weekend service
Fares
Comfortable buses

Questions for all respondents:

23) Please provide any additional comments about the public transportation service you would like to see or any other unmet transportation needs you or members of your household have.

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