Energetics Incorporated is developing a Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Infrastructure Plan for the City of Frederick. PEVs include battery electric vehicles with no internal combustion engine (Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt, etc.) and plug-In hybrid electric vehicles (Chevy Volt, Toyota Prius Prime, etc.). The project’s goal is to recommend charging infrastructure to serve current and future PEVs in the City. This will include identifying the number of and ideal locations for the chargers.

We thank you for taking a few minutes to take this survey! The information gathered will inform the project and the City about the knowledge of, interest in, and questions about PEVs for those who live, work, and play in the City of Frederick.

* 1. Which best describes your living arrangement?

* 3. What is your exposure to PEVs?

* 4. Where have you obtained the majority of your knowledge on PEVs?

* 5. Please rank the following benefits of owning a PEV based on their importance to you (1 being most important).

* 6. Please rank the importance of the following criteria in your decision to consider purchasing a PEV (1 being most important).

* 7. If you owned a PEV (or do currently), please rank your preference for charging at the following locations (1 being your most preferred option).

* 8. How important are the following charging station types for PEV drivers to use when away from home?

  Not important Less important Important Very important
Lower power stations that provide 4 miles of driving range per hour
Higher power stations that provide 10 miles of driving range per hour
DC fast charging stations that provide 25-50 miles of driving range in 20 minutes

* 9. Please rank the importance of having public charging stations at the following location types (1 being most important).

* 10. Please suggest potential locations around the City of Frederick for installing charging stations.

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