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... 58 APPENDIX B Survey Questionnaire
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... 59 This TCRP synthesis project will document the state of the practice in terms of approaches taken to improve bus speeds and their impacts. The survey contains questions about existing trends in bus speeds, actions taken (and considered but not taken)
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... 60 4. How has this trend primarily been identified?
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... 61 7. Did your agency take any of the following actions with regard to bus stops: Increased distance between stops Level boarding at major stops Stop design or stop length Stop location Other actions related to bus stops 8.
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... 62 12. What effect did this change have on bus speeds?
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... 63 16. What effect did this change have on bus speeds?
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... 67 31. Approximately what percentage of the fleet is comprised of low floor buses?
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... 68 36. Did your transit agency measure the effect of this change on bus speeds?
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... 69 40. Did your transit agency measure the effect of this change on bus speeds?
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... 75 64. Did your transit agency measure the effect of this change on bus speeds?
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... 79 79. Did your transit agency streamline any routes?
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... 80 84. Describe the change.
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... 81 88. Describe the change.
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... 82 93. Did your transit agency measure the effect of this change on bus speeds?
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... 83 96. Did your transit agency change boarding practices to allow all-door boarding?
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... 84 100. Did your transit agency change fare payment practices to allow or require off-board fare payment?
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... 85 104. Did your transit agency change pricing to encourage use of prepaid fare media?
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... 86 108. Did your transit agency introduce or discontinue fare-free zones or eliminate fares entirely?
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... 87 112. Did your transit agency change bus door practices (e.g., introduce passengeractuated doors, change policies re operators re-opening doors after beginning to pull away from a stop)
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... 88 116. Did your transit agency change hold policies at transit centers?
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... 89 121. Describe the change.
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... 90 124. Did your agency achieve changes in any of the following external policies: Bus-only lanes on arterial streets Signal priority/queue-jump lanes Yield-to-bus laws Signal timing Turn restrictions Parking restrictions Other external policies affecting bus speeds 125.
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... 91 128. Did your transit agency measure the effect of this change on bus speeds?
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... 99 158. What metrics were used to measure the overall impacts of all changes implemented?
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... 100 161. Please indicate all actions that were considered but not implemented.
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... 101 162. Please describe why the actions were not implemented.
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... 102 165. How would your agency rate the actions taken to improve bus speeds?
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... 103 169. If you could change ONE aspect in the process of designing and implementing actions to improve bus speeds, what would you change?
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... 104 173. Please indicate all actions that were considered but not implemented.
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... 105 174. Please describe why the actions were not implemented.

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