02OCT12 Questionnaire Beta Updates

This questionnaire is designed to gather information about past and current transportation situation on campus. Please offer some help to improve our campus roadway system and by this mean make our campus a safer, more efficient and attracting community. Your answer and comments will be very important and helpful.

Collected information will include participants’ daily travel means, daily travel routes, whether if the participants are with disabilities and on-campus traffic accidents involving / witness experiences.

No identifiable information will be collected from the participants.

By completing and returning the questionnaire below, you agree that you are at least 18 years of age and agree that the information collected from you by this survey will be used for thesis design purpose. Any information involving your identifiable privacy will NOT be published.

You may skip any questions you feel not comfortable to answer, but please keep a minimum completion ratio of 80% to ensure its effectiveness.

This questionnaire will take about 7 – 10 minutes to complete.

Are you an:

⃝ Undergraduate

⃝ Graduate Student

⃝ Faculty

⃝ Staff

⃝ Other

Please specify:

_________________________

By which means do you travel TO/OFF campus the most frequently? (Including travel as a driver/passenger of)

⃝ Pedestrian

Please check if apply:

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

⃝ Skateboarder

⃝ Jogger

⃝ 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):

___________________________________

By which means do you travel ON campus (at any time in a day)? (Including travel as a driver/passenger of)

⃝ Pedestrian

Please check if apply:

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

⃝ Skateboarder

⃝ Jogger

⃝ 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):

___________________________________

During which time period(s) in the list below do you usually travel TO/OFF campus?

⃝ 06:00 – 07:00

⃝ 07:00 – 08:00

⃝ 08:00 – 09:00

⃝ 09:00 – 10:00

⃝ 10:00 – 11:00

⃝ 11:00 – 12:00

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⃝ 21:00 – 22:00

⃝ 22:00 – 23:00

⃝ 23:00 – 00:00

⃝ 00:00 – 05:00

⃝ 05:00 – 06:00

During which time period(s) in the list below do you usually travel TO/OFF campus?

⃝ 06:00 – 07:00

⃝ 07:00 – 08:00

⃝ 08:00 – 09:00

⃝ 09:00 – 10:00

⃝ 10:00 – 11:00

⃝ 11:00 – 12:00

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⃝ 17:00 – 18:00

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⃝ 20:00 – 21:00

⃝ 21:00 – 22:00

⃝ 22:00 – 23:00

⃝ 23:00 – 00:00

⃝ 00:00 – 05:00

⃝ 05:00 – 06:00

During which time period(s) in the list below do you usually travel ON campus?

(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…)

⃝ No straight routes

⃝ Conflicts with cyclists

⃝ Weather conditions

⃝ Hilly Topography

⃝ Other inconvenience (Please specify):____________________________________________

(Apply to cyclist only), what do you consider as the major obstacles to biking on campus? (Rank in priority, number 1 being the lowest and 5 or 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? (If the answer is yes, please specify the obstacles and their location)

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

(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

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

⃝ 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)

⃝ Other (Please specify):__________________________________________________________

Have you been involved in traffic accidents on campus?

⃝ Yes

⃝ No

If yes, check all that apply:

I was a:

⃝ Pedestrian (of all ages and abilities) including skateboarder, jogger, etc.

⃝ 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

⃝ None of above

Was reported to:

⃝ Campus/Town, City Safety or Police Department

⃝ Other agencies (Please specify):___________________________________________

⃝ None of above

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:

[H] 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)

[P] (Answer if applicable) Mark the parking lot you use most frequently, please specify the issues you encountered if there is any.

[F] Locations where you think more bicycle parking facility is needed

[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 wish you could use as a better route to travel by your most frequently used travel means legally, and mark this particular travel mean aside (Answer if applicable)

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?

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

(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?

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

(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)