Topic : poll

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Poll shows support for new sales tax to support San Diego transit

Management & Operations| March 22, 2019

The early polling results are the first step in a broad discussion that transit officials plan to have with the public.

Poll finds Coloradans favor commuter rail over commuter bus

Rail| March 23, 2017

If passed, House Bill 17-1242 is projected to generate $700 million for new transportation infrastructure in Colorado.

Management & Operations| June 26, 2015

Calif. Bay Area residents say they'd pay for public transportation

In a recent poll, 59% said they would support a second Transbay Tube to help ease BART’s overcrowding, even though the price would be high. The poll did not offer cost estimates or ask if those surveyed would be willing to tax themselves for the improvement.

Bus| November 7, 2014

Atlanta poll finds overwhelming support for public transportation

Broken down by county, 2014 poll results – which were statistically valid in each county – found that there was strong support for transit in both urban and suburban counties, including in Clayton County where 79% of the population surveyed said transit was very important.
Bus| October 21, 2014

Poll: Americans favor public transportation over roads

Overall, 54% prefer focusing on public transit, while four in 10 say the government should focus on expanding and building roads instead. Preference for public transit, though, ranges from 61% of urban residents to 52% of suburbanites and 49% of people in rural areas.
Accessibility| September 25, 2014

Texans don't see public transit as congestion cure, poll says

The findings also suggest that most Texans may be reluctant to make significant lifestyle changes to cope with congestion, such as changing where they live.
Bus| July 25, 2013

Poll: Most Tenn. city voters back BRT

A survey of 500 registered voters shows 77% of respondents support the project, compared with 13% who oppose it. The survey was funded with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, which is trying to increase support for BRT in Nashville and three other cities.
Rail| October 24, 2012

Poll: Va. residents support extending light rail

Of the 471 Virginia Beach respondents, 68% support a referendum that would extend Hampton Roads Transit’s The Tide light rail to the beach.
Rail| June 6, 2012

Poll: Calif. high-speed rail losing support

Shows that while 53% of the state's voters approved a bond issue for a high-speed passenger rail project in 2008, 59% would oppose it if given another chance to vote.
Bus| March 30, 2010

Poll: Americans support public, alternative transportation

Central to the poll's findings was strong support for increased transportation options and accountability for future spending across both geographic areas and political lines.

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