* 1. Which community do you live in?

* 2. What is your affiliation with the University of Southern Maine (USM)?

* 3. Are you a Metro rider?

* 4. If you don't currently ride Metro, could the Transit West Expansion Project offer an option that works for you?

* 5. At the start of the project, the Husky Line's last Portland bus stop will be downtown Portland/Monument Square. A future phase may include an expansion to one of the following destinations. Which of these expansions would you prefer?

* 6. Which of these possible routings between Gorham and Westbrook do you think is best?

* 7. In general, which of these priorities should Metro emphasize when planning the Husky Line?

* 8. What are your thoughts on the limited stop Husky Line serving Gorham, Westbrook, Portland and the USM campuses (The Husky Line is the "green line" on the map)?

* 9. For the Blue Line's NORTHERN section, which of these possible routings and end points would you prefer?

* 10. For the Blue Line's SOUTHERN section, which of the following possible routings would you prefer?

* 11. What are your thoughts on the proposed Blue Line which will serve Portland, Westbrook and South Portland?

* 12. The Transit West project proposes four major changes to the current Route 4 (Main/Brighton). Please rate your support for these proposed changes:

  Strong Moderate Neutral Moderately Negative Strongly Negative
Remove segments north of downtown Westbrook on Cumberland St., Bridge St., Myrtle St. and Brown St. (The Blue Line will replace the Route 4 in these areas).
Increase frequency (meaning more trips per hour) to segments south of downtown Westbrook on Mechanic Street and to IDEXX.
Expand the Route 4 to serve the Hamlet mobile home park located on Saco Street south of IDEXX.
Stop entering the Hannaford Plaza off William Clark Drive - replace with new bus stops installed on William Clark Drive.

* 13. What are your thoughts on these proposed changes to the Route 2 (Forest/Bridgton): Metro proposes to reduce frequency from every 30 to 60 minutes between Forest/Riverside (Hannafords) and Pride's Corner - this change would also reduce frequency of service on East Bridge Street, Austin Street and Pride Street. Please note there would be NO change to frequency between Forest/Riverside and downtown Portland.

* 14. Metro's ongoing mission is to improve public transportation in Southern Maine. Please rate these potential transit amenities and improvements from HIGH to LOW priority.

  HIGH Priority Priority 2 Priority 3 Priority 4 LOW Priority
Electronic passes and mobile fare payment options on Metro's system.
A single electronic pass that would be valid on all regional transit services (e.g., Metro, South Portland Bus Service, Amtrak Downeaster, Casco Bay Lines, Shuttlebus-Zoom).
Bus stop improvements (e.g., shelters, sidewalks, lighting, digital informaiton, cross-walks, ADA improvements).
Greater frequency (i.e., more trips per hour).
Expanded hours (i.e., earlier morning and later evening service).

* 15. Which of these trip purposes would be made POSSIBLE or EASIER for you because of the Transit West Expansion? (check all that apply):

* 16. Which of these trip purposes would be HARDER for you if proposed changes are made to the Route 2 (Forest/Bridgton) and Route 4 (Main/Brighton)? (check all that apply):

* 17. How likely is it that using Metro's Transit West Expansion would improve your household budget?

* 18. How often do you use these transportation options?

  Routinely (Every day) Frequently (several times per week) Occasionally (several times per month) Rarely (once every few months) Never
Casco Bay Lines (Ferry)
METRO (Bus)
South Portland Bus Service (Bus)
Regional Transportation Program (Bus and Dial-a-Ride)
Shuttle-Bus Zoom (Bus)
Amtrak Downeaster or Concord Coach Lines (Inter-state Rail-Bus)
Jetport (Air)
Transportation Network Companies (e.g, Uber, Lyft)

* 19. Which race/ethnicity best describes you? (Please choose only one.) This question is for statistical purposes only.

* 20. What is your approximate average household income? Note: This question is for statistical purposes only. 

* 23. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Note: This question is for statistical purposes only.

* 24. Which of the following categories best describes your employment status? Note: This question is for statistical purposes only.

* 25. Do you have any additional comments related to the Transit West expansion project?

* 26. If you would like to receive future information from Metro about this and other transit projects, please provide us with your e-mail address:

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