COMPASS is planning for a future high-capacity transit system, such as light rail, commuter rail, or bus rapid transit, that will connect Caldwell to Boise to meet the demands of our growing region. While building a high-capacity transit system is still likely 20 or more years away, the time to plan for it is now. Take this short survey to help us understand how this type of service could best serve you.
Topic 1. Tradeoffs. Every option has pros and cons. Consider these different tradeoffs and select which options best match your needs.

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* 1. Convenience. Do you want transit service that is faster or has more stops? 

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* 2. Timing. Should service be focused during rush hour or spread throughout the day? 

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* 3. Separation. Should high-capacity transit have it's own space, or should it share the road with other vehicles? 

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* 4. Investment. Should the region focus on lower costs or pay more to invest for the future? 

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* 5. Do you have any comments on any of the tradeoffs, above? If so, please type here.

Topic 2. Destinations
Help us understand where you go by providing information about your typical (pre-COVID) destinations.

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* 6. Approximately where do you live? Please type below. Please do not include your address, but rather a general description, such as north Meridian or south of Caldwell.

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* 7. How many people live in your household?

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* 8. How many vehicles are owned by your household?

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* 9. Where do you typically go for things such as work, errands, school, or entertainment? Please type up to three typical locations below. As with your home, you do not need to put an address. Simply note the general area, such as downtown Nampa or the Boise State University campus.

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* 10. How do you typically get to these locations? Check all that apply

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* 11. If available, would you use high-capacity transit instead?

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* 12. Do you have any comments on your destinations, above? If so, please type here.

Topic 3. Preferences.

Help us understand how high-capacity transit could serve you. For each set of options below, select the one that best describes you.

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* 13. Where would you most want high-capacity transit to take you?

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* 14. Which did you use for most of your trips around town, before COVID-19?

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* 15. How close would a transit stop need to be to your home for you to use it?

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* 16. Which is most important to you in a choice about high-capacity transit?

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* 17. Do you have any comments about your preferences, above? If so, please type here.

Wrap Up (Optional)

Thank you for your input so far! Please answer a few optional questions. This helps us understand your input better. Your private information will be kept private.

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* 18. Please finish this sentence. "If a high-capacity transit system was built and met my needs, I would...

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* 19. What is your age? Please select from the options below

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* 20. What is your race/ethnicity? Please select from the options below

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* 21. What is your annual household income? Please select from the options below

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* 22. How did you learn about the survey? Please select one from the options below.

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* 23. If you would like to stay informed, please type your email address:

Thank you for your input!

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