Online Survey Questionnaire to Stakeholders in Greater Bristol

We are conducting an important survey that will help plan transportation in your area. This survey is completely voluntary and any answers you give are kept strictly private. We will be asking you questions about the economic development potential in the area if Amtrak intercity passenger rail service serves Bristol.

* 1. Are you a Bristol resident?

* 2. What is your main connection to Bristol?

* 3. How would Amtrak intercity passenger rail service in Bristol benefit you and/or your business?

* 4. Do you have any concerns related to potential Amtrak service in Bristol?
(For example, safety issues, traffic congestion, aesthetic change, etc.)

* 5. What are some potential economic development and/or tourism opportunities (including special events) that would be made feasible or improved with Amtrak service in Bristol?
(For example, supporting current and new events, promoting new businesses, developing new relationships with organizations in other cities, etc.)

* 6. What types of mechanisms for leveraging Amtrak intercity service for economic development would you be willing to employ and/or support?
(For example, keeping restaurants and shops open later hours, encouraging zoning changes, modifying the local bus network to feed the station, promoting transit-oriented development around the station, etc.)

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