Will you be using public transit for your summer vacation?


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Is your operation taking additional measures this year with winter weather preparation?

Yes 60%
No 40%

Do you support freezing drivers' pay?

Yes 22.9%
Only for a set amount of time 31.3%
No 45.8%

The item that's left behind most often on your bus or train is:

Cell phone 31.3%
Wallet 12.5%
Keys 25%
Other 31.3%
Laptop 0%

Has your agency considered selling ad space on fare cards?

No 100%
Yes 0%

Will Google's addition of transit data to its Maps feature enable your agency to offer an app?

Yes 66.7%
No 33.3%

Has your bus tracking system helped to attract more riders?

No 100%
Yes 0%

A Dallas councilman wants to ban sagging pants on DART buses. Do you think that’s a good idea?

Yes 75%
No 25%

Will you be using public transit for your summer vacation?

Yes 66.7%
No 33.3%

Do you think BART’s decision to fire one of its workers for giving away used tickets was fair?

Yes 39.1%
No 60.9%

Does your operation have a plan for handling communicable diseases?

Yes 0.0%
No 0.0%

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