The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) is updating its Regional Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan. As part of this process, H-GAC is engaging the region through public meetings and this survey. The information you provide for us will help shape the updated plan. Your feedback is anonymous.

Thank you for your cooperation with this effort.

* 1. What is most important to you (rank in order of importance; 1 being MOST important):

* 2. How often do you walk to…

  Daily Weekly Monthly Once a year Never
work
school
the bus/train
do errands
visit friends, family
exercise/health
recreation/fun

* 3. How far do you normally walk to…

  Less than 3 miles 3 - 5 miles 5 - 10 miles More than 10 miles Never
work
school
the bus/train
do errands
visit friends, family
exercise/health
recreation/fun

* 4. What are the barriers to walking (e.g. reasons why you don’t walk more often):

  Strongly Agree Agree Somewhat Agree Somewhat Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
air pollution
debris
distances too far
dogs/animals
don't own a bike
fast traffic
fear of street crime
no nearby parks
no nearby paths or trails
no shops or other interesting places to go
sidewalks/paths in poor condition
not enough bike racks/other bike storage
not enough quality bike lanes, protected bike lanes
not enough light at night
not enough signs directing you to destinations
personal health problems
poor road conditions
small children along
streets too wide
too many cars
too many things to carry
unsafe street crossings
weather
you are too busy; not enough time
other (please specify)

* 5. What improvements would you prefer:

  Strongly Agree Agree Somewhat Agree Somewhat Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree

New or Improved Trails/Paths (wider, better condition)

Source: www.pedbikeimages.org/ Dan Burden

New or Improved Sidewalks (wider, better condition, free of obstacles like poles and utility boxes)

Source: www.pedbikeimages.org/

Wider Shoulders on Rural Roads

Source: www.pedbikeimages.org/

Safer Road Crossings (high visible crosswalks)

Source: www.pedbikeimages.org/ Mike Cynecki

Improved Signals for Pedestrians (head start for pedestrian signal, longer pedestrian signal)

Source: www.pedbikeimages.org/ Dan Burden

More Shade from Sun (trees, canopies)

Source: www.pedbikeimages.org/ Dan Burden

Slower Traffic (narrower travel lanes, fewer travel lanes)

Source: www.pedbikeimages.org/ Josh Mello

Better Access to Bus/Train

Source: www.pedbikeimages.org/ Dan Burden

* 6. Do you use any walking assistance devices (select all that apply):

* 7. What mobile applications do you use to plan/map your walking route (select all that apply):

* 8. What mobile applications do you use to track your walking/jogging mileage/fitness (select all that apply):

* 9. Feel free to share additional thoughts with us here:

* 10. Home Zip Code:

* 11. Work or School Zip Code:

* 12. Demographic Information - Age (voluntary):

* 13. Demographic Information - Gender (voluntary):

* 14. Demographic Information - Ethnicity (voluntary):

* 15. Demographic Information - Income (voluntary):

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