Thursday, August 08, 2013
Most Americans think mass transit in the United States is safe, but one-in-four think it's less safe than it was a decade ago.
Seventy-four percent (74%) of American Adults say, generally speaking, mass transit services in the United States are at least somewhat safe, but only 23% think they are Very Safe. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that 16% think public transportation is not very or Not At All Safe. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 2-3, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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