04SEPT12 Questionnaire Beta

This questionnaire is to gather information about transportation situation on campus. Please offer some help to improve our campus community. By any means you travel on campus, your comments are helpful.

Are you an:

⃝ Undergraduate

⃝ Graduate Student

⃝ Faculty

⃝ Staff

By which means do you travel to/on campus? (Including travel as a driver of)

⃝ Pedestrian

Please check if apply:

⃝ (Travel with) ancillary facilities (Including baby carriage, wheelchair or other handicap transportation facility)

⃝ Cyclist

⃝ Motorcyclist (Including all kinds of motorized bi-wheel vehicles)

⃝ Private vehicle driver/passenger

⃝ Public transportation driver/passenger

(Please Specify):

⃝ UMD Shuttle bus

⃝ other bus system

⃝ Freight vehicle and other engineering vehicle driver

(Please specify) the vehicle belongs to:

⃝ UMD Facility Management or other UMD department

⃝ Other

⃝ Other (Please specify):

___________________________________

If you checked more than one item in the above question, in which occasion do you apply a specific travel means?

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(Apply to pedestrian only), what do you consider the major obstacles to walking on campus? (Rank in priority, number 1 being the lowest and 6 being the highest)

⃝ Danger from vehicles

⃝ Inadequate infrastructure (i.e., missing sidewalk, missing zebra crossing, route problems, confusing signage…)

⃝ Conflicts with cyclists

⃝ Weather conditions

⃝ Hilly Topography

⃝ Other inconvenience (Please specify):____________________________________________

(Apply to cyclist only), what do you consider the major obstacles to biking on campus? (Rank in priority, number 1 being the lowest and 6 being the highest)

⃝ Danger from vehicles

⃝ Inadequate infrastructure (i.e., poor road surfacing, lack of biking facilities, route problems, confusing signage…)

⃝ Conflicts with pedestrians

⃝ Weather conditions

⃝ Hilly Topography

⃝ Other inconvenience (Please specify):____________________________________________

(Apply to cyclist only), is your bike registered with either Campus Public Safety or the City of College Park?

⃝ Yes

⃝ No

(Apply to cyclist only), do you wear a bicycle helmet?

⃝ Yes

⃝ No

(For public transportation driver/passenger only), is there any obstacles to travel on campus?

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(For freight/engineering operating vehicle driver/passenger only), what’s your average frequency of driving a freight/engineering operating vehicle on campus?

⃝ Daily

⃝ Weekly

⃝ Bi-weekly

⃝ Monthly

⃝ Rarely

Which of the following do you think would improve the transportation environment on campus?

⃝ Improve roadway conditions

⃝ Separate lanes on existing roadways for specific travel means

⃝ Provide new lanes or roads for specific travel means other than existing ones

⃝ Limit some sections of walkways to pedestrians only or dismount zones

⃝ Enforce existing traffic laws and regulations

⃝ Improve traffic facilities

⃝ More weather protected facilities for pedestrians, public transportation users and cyclists

⃝ Enhance the directionality of the roadway on campus (i.e. provide more signage and maps)

⃝ Construct new roadways to shorten the travel distance between two places on campus

Have you been involved in traffic accidents?

⃝ Yes

⃝ No

If yes, check all that apply:

I was a:

⃝ Pedestrian (of all ages and abilities)

⃝ Cyclist

⃝ Motorist

(Please specify)

⃝ Motorcyclist

⃝ Car driver/passenger

⃝ Public transportation driver/passenger

⃝ Freight vehicle driver/passenger

⃝ Operating engineering vehicle driver/passenger

The accident involved a:

⃝ Pedestrian (of all ages and abilities)

⃝ Cyclist

⃝ Motorist

(Please specify)

⃝ Motorcyclist

⃝ Car driver/passenger

⃝ Public transportation driver/passenger

⃝ Freight vehicle driver/passenger

⃝ Operating engineering vehicle driver/passenger

⃝ Myself

Required:

⃝ Minimal medical attention

⃝ Emergency room treatment

⃝ Hospital admission

Was reported to:

⃝ Campus/Town, City Safety or Police Department

Cause of accident or other comments:

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Do you know about the entries in the traffic law and regulations related to your specific transportation means to/on campus?

⃝ Yes, I know all of them

⃝ Yes, some of them

⃝ Not really

Continue above question, do you obey them?

⃝ Yes, always

⃝ Yes, most time

⃝ Some of them

⃝ Not really

Answer if apply: explain yourself (this may help to improve our transportation regulations):

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[Questions need to be marked on map]

Please mark on the map:

[R] Where you live (if it’s not in the range of the map, skip this question)

[E] Intersection of roadway you used as entrance to campus (Answer if applicable)

[D] Your most frequent destinations

[X] Hazardous locations where accidents have occurred (if you have experienced as litigant or witness)

[W] Locations where weather protected facilities would me most useful

Please draw a solid line on the route you traveled most frequently by your most frequently used travel means, and mark this particular travel means aside

Please draw a dashed line on the route you consider as a better (proposed) route by your most frequently used travel means, and mark this particular travel means aside (Answer if applicable)

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