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Questions - Mass Transit - August 2-3, 2013

25% Think Mass Transit in U.S. Not As Safe as 10 Years Ago
74% Rarely or Never Use Mass Transit
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National Survey of 1,000 American Adults

Conducted August 2-3, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How often do you use mass transit services such as buses, subways, trains, or ferries – every day or nearly every day, at least once a week, two or three times a month, once every few months, rarely or never?

2* In determining where you choose to live or work, how important is the availability of mass transit services?

3* Generally speaking, how safe are mass transit services in the United States?

4* Are mass transit services in the United States safer or not as safe today compared to 10 years ago? Or is the level of safety about the same?

5* If you have the choice, would you rather take public transportation or drive your own car to go somewhere?

6* Should the federal government do more to encourage use of mass transit services in the United States, including funding more public transportation projects?

7* Should the government continue to fund mass transit services even if they lose money?

8* Do you live in a city, a suburb, or a rural area?

9* Do you consider yourself wealthy, upper middle class, middle class, or poor?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence