Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities mission is to advance alternative fuels and sustainable transportation options in the Greater Yellowstone Region. This questionnaire was designed to help YTCC staff develop and provide specific programming options to best serve the needs of individuals, businesses and government agencies within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

The questionnaire should take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Upon completion of the survey you can opt in to be in a drawing for a $50.00 amazon gift card.

Definitions from the Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center
Electric Vehicle (EV): EVs use a battery to store the electric energy that powers the motor.
Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV):PHEVs are powered by an internal combustion engine and an electric motor that uses energy stored in a battery. The vehicle can be plugged in to an electric power source to charge the battery.
Hybrid Vehicle: Hybrids are powered by an internal combustion engine and by an electric motor that uses energy stored in a battery. The battery is charged through regenerative braking and by the internal combustion engine and does not plug in to charge.

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* 1. How many vehicles do you own?

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* 2. Do you own an electric vehicle? If yes, please let us know how many of the following you own.

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* 3. What is the primary use of your vehicle?

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* 4. If you own an EV, PHEV or Hybrid, which of the following motivated your decision to purchase an electric vehicle? (check all that apply)

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* 5. If no to question 3, would you consider purchasing an electric vehicle?

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* 6. If yes, which of the following would you consider purchasing?

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* 7. When do you plan to purchase your next vehicle (electric or not)?

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* 8. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements about electric vehicles?

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree or disagree  Disagree Strongly disagree
Electric vehicles are good for the environment
Electric vehicles are a good financial investment
Electric vehicles can meet my daily driving needs
I know a lot of people who own electric vehicles 
More people should drive electric vehicles 
Electric vehicles are easy to purchase 
I am confident I can purchase a electric vehicle 
Electric vehicles are more costly to own than fossil-fuel vehicles 

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* 9. When you consider buying any vehicle, do any of the following prevent you from purchasing an electric vehicle?

  Yes No
Financial expense/cost
Concern about availability of charging stations 
Time it takes to find the right electric vehicle
Lack of specific information on how to operate an electric vehicle
Function of electric vehicles
Appearance of electric vehicles
Travel range of electric vehicles

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* 10. Would any of the following encourage you to purchase an electric vehicle?

  Yes No
Rebate at the time of purchase
Tax incentive
Information about the environmental benefits of electric vehicles
Information about the economic (financial) benefits of electric vehicles
Higher fossil fuel gas prices
More friends and neighbors driving electric vehicles
More electric vehicles at dealerships
Access to test drives or short-term borrowing of electric vehicles
Car dealership salesperson knowledgeable about electric vehicles
How do you receive information when making a car purchase decision? Please answer both 11 and 12.

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* 11. Do you currently receive information related to vehicle purchases from…?

  Yes No
Friends or Family
Dealership salespeople
Social media (Facebook, Twitter)
Internet (non-social media)
Newspaper or magazines
TV commercials
Expert advice (webinars, workshops, case studies)
Local nonprofits (ex. Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities)

National organizations (ex. Sierra Club)

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* 12. Would you like to receive information related to vehicle purchases from…?

  Yes No
Friends or Family
Dealership salespeople
Social media (Facebook, Twitter)
Internet (non-social media)
Newspaper or magazines
TV commercials
Expert advice (webinars, workshops, case studies)
Local nonprofits (ex. Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities)

National organizations (ex. Sierra Club)

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* 13. How important is climate change mitigation in your decision to buy an electric vehicle?

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* 14. How important is air quality in your decision to buy an electric vehicle?

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* 15. How important is energy security and reducing our reliance on foreign oil in your decision to buy an electric vehicle?

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* 16. How important is financial savings in your decision to buy an electric vehicle?

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* 17. How important is environmental conservation in your decision to buy an electric vehicle?

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* 18. What is your age?

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* 19. What is your gender?

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* 20. What is the highest level of education you have completed?

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* 21. City

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* 23. Which of the following best describes your current employment status?

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* 24. If you would like to be entered into a drawing to win a $50 gift card, please enter your email address:

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* 25. Check here if you would like to be added to our newsletter list

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* 26. Check here if we can follow up with you about your responses to this survey

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* 27. Thank you for your help. Please use the space below to write any additional comments.

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