The SIMPCO Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) includes planning projects for Sergeant Bluff, Sioux City, Plymouth County and Woodbury County in Iowa, Dakota Dunes CID, North Sioux City, Jefferson and Union County South Dakota, and Dakota City, South Sioux City, and Dakota County in Nebraska.  Please consider transportation infrastructure, planning, and needs specific to these areas when responding to the survey.  Responses are being sought from those living and/or working in the designated area, or are otherwise directly affected by its transportation network.

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* 1. Considering the following available modes of transportation in the Sioux City metropolitan area, how do you rate the quality and ease of use of each?

  Very Good Good Satisfactory Needs improvement Unsatisfactory
Travel by motor vehicle
Travel by bicycle
Pedestrian travel by sidewalks
Travel by bus
Travel by air

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* 2. Indicate your frequency of use or participation in the past twelve months for each of the following

  Never Once or Twice 3-12 times 13 -24 times More than 24 times
Sioux City Transit System (SCTS)
Paratransit or Siouxland Regional Transit System (SRTS)
Shared a ride to/from work (Uber, Lyft, Private carpool)
Sioux Gateway Airport for air travel
Taxi
Bike trail (recreation or commute)
On-road bike routes (recreation or commute)
Walked to a destination instead of driving
Attended a transportation related meeting

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* 3. Rate the following aspects of the transportation system in the Sioux City metropolitan area.

  Not an issue/Acceptable Tolerable Poor Unacceptable
Congestion levels on major streets during peak times
Condition of major streets, highways and interstate
Availability of bike paths
Availability of shared road with bicycles/pedestrians
Availability of public transit services (bus)
Availability of sidewalks and crosswalk areas
Traffic safety and controls on major streets (intersections) including railroad crossings
Neighborhood traffic safety

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* 4. The LRTP lays out project planning for the next 25 years. Please rate each of the following transportation planning efforts within the Sioux City metropolitan area.

  Very Important Important Indifferent Not Important
Widening of busy roads
Safety and traffic flow improvements at intersections
Ongoing maintenance and preservation of streets and highways
New interchanges and roads to respond to future growth
More bicycle paths and trails
Bicyclists and pedestrian safety
Transit service (bus) within and between cities in the metropolitan area
Implementation of traffic calming measures to slow traffic in residential areas and school zones

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* 5. What do you think is the most important transportation need in our region today? Choose three (3)

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* 6. Rate your willingness to have your tax dollars used to support the following transportation improvements in the Sioux City metropolitan area. 

  Very Willing Somewhat Willing Not Sure Not Willing
Developing new pedestrian and bike facilities
Improving existing pedestrian and bike facilities
Improving existing interchanges
Adding interchanges on interstates
Improving transit service (bus)
Improving the timing on traffic lights
Reduce traffic delays caused by trains
Improving roads/highway that link rural counties to Sioux City metro area
Setting aside land for traffic corridors and roads
Improving transportation service for seniors and persons with disabilities
Improving airport facilities in the region
Improving the areas freight transportation facilities
Adding lanes to interstates

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* 7. How many miles do you drive a vehicle per week?

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* 8. How far is your commute to work?

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* 9. Indicate the statement that best describes your impact on existing transportation infrastructure based on level of use. Please note, vehicle size/type, occupancy, frequency of use, and distance all contribute to a road use impact.

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* 10. How high would the price of gas need to be, before you start seeking alternative forms of transportation?

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* 12. What is your preferred method of staying current on the metropolitan area's transportation issues? Choose three (3)

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* 13. Rate the existing bicycle infrastructure in the Sioux City metro area.

  Was unaware Unacceptable Needs some improvement Acceptable Exceeds expectations
Bike racks
Bus bike racks
On-street bike route signage
Bike trail signage

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* 14. Using a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest quality of life, rate your opinion on the quality of life in the Sioux City metro area

1 10
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* 15. Which description fits your perception of environmental quality in the Sioux City metro area?

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* 16. Do you feel that the area's existing transportation infrastructure has a significant impact on the environmental quality of Sioux City metro region?

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* 17. In terms of additional pedestrian and non-motorized methods of transportation, rate the level of impact the following is likely to have in the metro area.

  Extremely negative Negative None Positive Very positive
Public health
Economic development
Attracting new employees/residents
Local tourism
Transportation safety
Overall quality of the built environment

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* 18. Use this space to provide any additional comments regarding the transportation system in the Sioux City metropolitan area.

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* 20. Are you a resident of the Sioux City metro area?

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* 21. Would you be interested in receiving more information on the 2045 Transportation Plan for the Sioux City metro area or possibly attending community meetings

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