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Has your operation implemented mandatory furloughs?


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Do you allow advertisements on your rail system?

Yes 100%
Only on vehicles 0%
Only at stations and stops 0%
No 0%

Do you ban conductors from using cell phones?

Yes 0.0%
No 0.0%

Is it an invasion of privacy to have cameras watching train conductors in real-time?

Yes 33.3%
No 66.7%

Do you feel the New Starts program favors BRT over rail or streetcar projects?

Yes 92.3%
No 7.7%

In anticipation of a November vote, a poll showed that 58 percent of Californians are for high-speed rail. If a vote was on the ballot that would possibly bring a high-speed rail system to your state or city, how would you vote?

Yes 90.7%
No 7%
Not Sure 2.3%

How would you best characterize transit TV on rail lines?

An annoyance to riders 38.6%
A great means of communicating with the network 20.5%
An excellent revenue source for the agency 27.7%
A detractor from the sense of community 13.3%

Which best describes the chances of a terrorist attack on a U.S. passenger rail line within the next two years?

Inevitable 39%
Likely 37%
Unlikely 20%
Improbable 4%

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