High Gas Prices and Transportation Planning

<p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial;">Survey consists of responses from professionals at 26 organizations (city/county/state departments of transportation, metropolitan planning organizations, and transit agencies) regarding high gas prices and transportation planning. Topics/questions include:</span></p>
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<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial;">What is your affiliation?</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial;">Has any reduction in vehicle miles traveled and/or traffic volumes recently been recorded in your urban area? If &ldquo;yes&rdquo; please indicate (if available) the approximate percentage reduction and over what period of time.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial;">Has any increase in transit passenger boardings recently been recorded in your urban area? If &ldquo;yes&rdquo; please indicate (if available) the approximate percentage increase and over what period of time.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial;">Has any increase in carpooling and/or vanpooling and/or telework recently been recorded in your urban area? If &ldquo;yes&rdquo; please indicate (if available) the approximate percentage increase and over what period of time.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial;">Do you believe any changes should be made to future transportation and land use plans and associated transportation infrastructure needs in your urban area due to high gas prices? If &ldquo;yes&rdquo; please describe changes. </span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial;">If any of the changes mentioned in previous questions have taken place in your urban area, what role do you believe the increase in gas prices has played in these changes? </span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial;">What do you believe transportation agencies can do in the shorter term to help commuters cope with higher gas prices?</span></li>
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Date Published
2008-07-11
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