Welcome to the Community Survey for Local Circulator (Transit) Services

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is conducting the Transit Feasibility Study to evaluate local transit needs, and we need your input! Please take a few minutes to tell us about your daily travel patterns and interest in existing and potential local transit services. Your information will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for transportation planning purposes only. Thank you for your help!

* 1. Are you a resident of Rancho Santa Margarita? If yes, please provide your address below.

* 2. Do you ride regional transit service provided by Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)? If so, please designate the route(s) below.

* 3. Where do you work?

* 4. Where do you do most of your grocery shopping?

* 5. Where do you do most of your retail shopping?

* 6. Where do you go for medical appointments?

* 7. Where do you go most often for entertainment/dining/socializing?

* 8. Would you use transit service to connect to regional destinations through Metrolink, Amtrak, or regional bus service? If so, which station do you use?

* 9. What time(s) of day would you be interested in using a community mobility service (bus, shuttle, etc)?

  Primary Time (please check one) All Times (please check all that apply)
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 3:00 AM
3:00 AM - 6:00 AM
I am not interested.

* 10. What day(s) of the week would you be interested in using a community mobility service (bus, shuttle, etc)?

  Primary Time (please check one) All Times (please check all that apply)

* 11. If transit service were available, where would you go most often?

* 12. Do you use the City's taxi voucher program?

* 13. How old are you?

* 14. What was your total annual household income last year?

* 15. What is your employment status?

* 16. The following are some barriers to transit use. Please indicate which reasons may prevent you from using local transit.

  Primary Reason (please check one) Other Reasons (please check all that apply)
Using public transit is not safe
Prefer to drive
Takes too long to get where I need to go
Service is not offered at the time I need it
Service is not offered near my home
Service is not offered to where I need to go

* 17. The following are some reasons that might encourage you to use a community mobility service. Please rate how likely each factor would encourage you to use local transit at least once a week.

  Very Likely Likely Less Likely Not at All Likely
If I am no longer able to drive
If gas prices increase
If transit service were located closer to my home
If transit service were located closer to the places I want to go (please specify the destination under “Other”)
If transit service were provided more frequently
If transit service were provided during more hours of the day
If more connections were made with regional services such as Metrolink and Amtrak

* 18. In addition to the location you named in Question 11, where else would you want to take transit to?

* 19. What fare would you be willing to pay per ride for a local transit service?

* 20. How often do you use ridesharing applications such as Uber or Lyft?

* 21. Thank you for your time. Please provide any additional comments below.

* 22. If you would like to be contacted about future updates, please provide your name and email address below.