surveys

Central City survey says 13% commute by bike

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 6th, 2009 at 4:13 pm

Graph from survey results on travel mode
into the central city.
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(Kittelson & Associates, Inc.)

As part of their ongoing Central Portland Plan and the Central Portland Transportation Plan, the City’s Bureau of Transportation commissioned an analysis of parking conditions in the central city.

As part of that work, Kittlelson & Associates, Inc. (the planning firm the city hired), did a survey to find out which travel modes people use to get to the central city. [Note: The boundaries of the “central city” used in this analysis were Johnson/Naito Parkway/Burnside and 15th in the northwest and Burnside/Naito/Jackson and 18th in southwest.]
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City Auditor’s survey: Fewer cars, more bikes, and safer streets

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on December 9th, 2008 at 11:42 am

This chart from the City Auditor’s 2008 Service, Efforts, and Accomplishments survey shows that in some NE Portland neighborhoods, 29% of residents use a bicycle as their primary or secondary mode to get to work.
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NHTSA releases results of national survey on biking attitudes, behaviors

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on October 28th, 2008 at 12:37 pm

[via Streetsblog and WashCycle]

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released results from a “first of its kind” national survey that was designed to gauge behaviors and attitudes about bicycling and walking.
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