Ashburton District Council and the Safe Communities Programme (Safer Mid Canterbury) have commissioned research to help them understand public transport needs / demands within Ashburton township and design potential solutions. If you (or someone you care for) have travel needs within the town of Ashburton, please take a few minutes to complete this anonymous survey - if you are completing the survey for someone else, answer the questions for them (eg. their age etc.).

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* 1. Who are you filling this in for?

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* 2. How old are you/they?

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* 3. Gender

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* 4. What ethnicity or ethnicities do you/they identify as (select all that apply)?

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* 5. Which part of Ashburton township do you/they live in

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* 6. Are you/they a recent migrant to New Zealand / a refugee?

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* 7. Do you have a disability?

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* 8. If you/they have a disability, select the options that describe your disability

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* 9. Do you/they have a Total Mobility Card?

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* 10. Do you/they have a current restricted or full driver’s licence AND access to a motor vehicle?

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* 11. Select the options that best describe your/their work / education involvement

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* 12. What are the main ways you/they get around Ashburton township currently (used in the past 2 weeks)

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* 13. What are the biggest challenges (if any) you/they currently face in trying to get to where you need / want to be within Ashburton township?

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* 14. If the following options were all available in Ashburton township, how much would you/they use each of these?

  Never 3 times+ per week 1-2 times per week Once every 2-4 weeks Less than once a month
Community e-bike (low / no cost)
Community e-scooter (low / no cost)
Van or bus with designated pick-up / drop-off points to get to specific large community events (eg. A & P Show, Market day, Waitangi Celebrations)
Shopper’s bus / van to/from main shopping areas in town centre and suburban areas of Ashburton – weekday mornings – regular pick-up / drop-off points through township
Shopper’s bus / van to/from main shopping areas in town centre and suburban areas of Ashburton – weekday afternoons – regular pick-up / drop-off points through township
Shopper’s bus / van to/from main shopping areas in town centre and suburban areas of Ashburton – weekday mornings – pre-book door-to-door within township
Shopper’s bus / van to/from main shopping areas in town centre and suburban areas of Ashburton – weekday afternoons – regular pick-up / drop-off points through township
Shopper’s bus / van to/from main shopping areas in town centre and suburban areas of Ashburton – Saturdays – regular pick-up / drop-off points through township
Shopper’s bus / van to/from main shopping areas in town centre and suburban areas of Ashburton – Saturdays – pre-book door-to-door within township
Dining and entertainment bus / van from various pick-up/drop-off points through town, running to centre of Ashburton town in evenings – Friday-Saturday
Increase number of existing Taxi / taxi vans– Total Mobility
More wheelchair taxi vans – Total Mobility
Existing Taxi / taxi van– Ministry of Education
Existing Taxi – full fare
Existing courtesy vans
Van / bus to and from schools in Ashburton township from key drop-off / pick-up points throughout township
Car or van available for trip-by trip use by individuals, whānau/families or community groups

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* 15. What would be the purpose of the trips you/they would make using the transport options you selected above? (Select all that apply)

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* 16. What difference would it make to the quality of your/their life if the transport options you selected as likely to use were available?

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* 17. For the options of transport that you indicated you/they would use, how much $ would you/they expect and be able to pay per trip (each way)? (LEAVE BLANK IF YOU WOULD NOT USE IT)

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* 18. Where would you/they most commonly want your trip to start from?

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* 19. Where would you/they most commonly want to go?

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* 20. Do you have any other comments regarding transport options?

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