Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) Transit Survey

Yellowknives Dene First Nation is conducting a study to better understand the need and opportunity to improve the existing YKDFN shuttle service. The findings of this study will be used to provide direction on future grant applications and identify plans that will improve the public transportation service.

We want to hear from you!  Please take a moment to fill out a transportation survey. Whether you carpool, drive a vehicle, or walk, we want to hear from you!  Your responses will help us understand travel patterns and the potential to invest in transit to address some of the needs.
A) General Information
1.Which community do you live in?(Required.)
2.What is your age?(Required.)
3.Please choose one option that best describes your current employment:
4.What modes of transportation do you use when the ice road is open (Select all that apply)?(Required.)
5.What modes of transportation do you use when the ice road is closed (Select all that apply)?(Required.)
6.Do you have a disability that requires the use of an accessible vehicle?
B) Transportation between Ndılǫ /Yellowknife and Dettah
7.When the ice road is open how often do you travel between Ndılǫ/Yellowknife and Dettah?(Required.)
8.When the ice-road is closed how often do you travel between Ndılǫ/Yellowknife and Dettah?(Required.)
9.What days do you travel between Ndılǫ/Yellowknife and Dettah (Check all that apply)?(Required.)
10.Which time of the day do you typically travel between Ndılǫ/Yellowknife and Dettah? (Check all that apply)(Required.)
11.If available, would you use the shuttle service on holidays and weekends?(Required.)
12.What type of trip do you/would you use the YDKFN shuttle service for? (Select all that apply):
13.Within the past 12 months, how often were you unable to complete a trip between Ndılǫ/Yellowknife and Dettah because you had no way to travel or could not afford to travel?(Required.)
14.Please rank your experience with the existing YKDFN shuttle service:(Required.)
15.Please explain your ranking (Optional)?
16.What is most important to you for a shuttle service? Please select your top 5 choices:(Required.)
C) Use of City of Yellowknife Transit from Ndilǫ to Yellowknife
17.Do you use Yellowknife Transit? If so, what Yellowknife Transit route do you typically use?(Required.)
18.What is your typical destination using Yellowknife Transit?
D) Closing Questions
19.Do you have access to a smartphone with a data plan?
20.What improvements or expansions would you like to see to the YKDFN Shuttle Service? (Select all that apply)(Required.)
21.What other travel challenges have you experienced within/between Dettah/ Ndılǫ? If any, please explain:
22.If you would like to be entered for a chance to win one (1) of five (5) Rochdi Independent $100 Gift Cards, please leave your e-mail/phone number and name below. The prize draw will occur on Monday, March 4th 2024.
Thank you again for taking the time to fill in this survey. Your answers will help us inform the direction future transit services and identify plans that will allow YKDFN to implement, promote and/or operate a sustainable transportation service.