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Seattle, WA 98104
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Ballard-Uptown RapidRide Questionnaire

Completed questionnaires are due by Feb. 25, 2009.

1. How often do you ride the bus?

3 or more days a week
1 or 2 days a week
Occasionally (less than once a week)
Never

2. What is the primary purpose of the bus trip you take most often?

Work or school
Shopping, errands or appointments
Recreation, social activities
Other (please specify):

3. What one bus route do you ride most often?    

4. What other bus routes do you ride regularly?    

5. How do you usually pay your bus fare?

cash
bus pass
Regional Reduced Fare Permit for seniors or people with disabilities

6. Check the one destination you take the bus to most often:

Downtown Seattle
Ballard
North of Ballard
Queen Anne/Uptown
Other (please specify):

Interbay
University District
Fremont
Northgate
Greenlake

7. Check the area of town closest to where you live:

Downtown Seattle
Belltown
Uptown/Lower Queen Anne
Upper Queen Anne
Interbay
Magnolia
Ballard West of 20th Avenue NW
Ballard East of 20th Avenue NW
North of NW 85th Street
Other (please specify):


8. How important to you are the following RapidRide features? Please rate on a scale of 1-5.

How frequently buses come

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

How long your trip takes

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

How consistent and reliable
travel time is each day

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

How late into the evening
the bus operates

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

Electronic signs at RapidRide stations
with real-time bus arrival information

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

Roadway and signal improvements
to speed up buses

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

Personal safety while
using RapidRide service

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

A new look for RapidRide buses

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

Diesel-electric hybrid
RapidRide buses

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

A faster fare collection
method for RapidRide

Not
Important
1



2



3



4

Very
Important
5

9. What do you think about the two routing alternatives being considered for the Ballard RapidRide corridor?

The 15th Avenue NW alternative would travel along 15th Avenue NW between the Ballard Bridge and Crown Hill and continue to NW 100th Street.

I like the 15th Avenue NW alternative
I have concerns, but could accept this alternative
I do not like the 15th Avenue NW alternative
No opinion
Comments about this alternative: [250 characters maximum]:

The 24th Avenue NW alternative would travel along Leary Avenue NW to NW Market Street, then along 24th Avenue NW, across NW 85th Street to 15th Avenue NW, and continue to NW 100th Street.

I like the 24th Avenue NW alternative
I have concerns, but could accept this alternative
I do not like the 24th Avenue NW alternative
No opinion
Comments about this alternative: [250 characters maximum]:

10. What do you think about the number and location of RapidRide bus stops shown on the map?

I like the proposed number and location of stations and stops
I have concerns, but could accept the proposed number and location of stations and stops
I do not like the proposed number and location of stations and stops
No opinion

Do you think a stop should be added someplace? Please name the street and cross street: [250 characters maximum]:

Is there a specific proposed bus stop that you think should be eliminated? Please name the street and cross street: [250 characters maximum]:

Comments about the proposed RapidRide stations and stops: [250 characters maximum]:

Please use the space below to write any additional comments about RapidRide. [250 characters maximum] If you have more to say, you may e-mail your comments to barbara.demichele@kingcounty.gov.


Would you like to receive RapidRide project updates?

This questionnaire and brochure were mailed to all households in the project area. Future updates about RapidRide will be sent only to those individuals who are on our mailing list. To be placed on this mailing list, please provide the information requested below.

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Jan. 16, 2009