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2016 Texas Transportation Poll

Monday, November 7th, 2016
Texas Transportation Poll - Overall State Results

In spring 2016, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute initiated the second Texas Transportation Poll, a survey of more than 4,000 Texans that assesses public opinion surrounding the following transportation issues: Travel behavior, Travel solutions, Transportation funding, Customer satisfaction with governmental agencies…The biennial survey allows researchers to track changes in public perceptions over time and to give lawmakers a longitudinal view of public sentiment regarding transportation and mobility in Texas. This executive summary presents a top-level synopsis of the survey findings compared to 2014.

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AEM: National Infrastructure Poll

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

The poll found that a majority of Americans recognize the declining state of the nation’s infrastructure as an issue that should be addressed, and nearly half (46 percent) of respondents said that U.S. infrastructure has gotten worse in the last five years. Roads and bridges top the list of sectors of the nation’s infrastructure in extreme need of repair, but registered voters also believe that repairs should be made to railways, dams and water pipelines.

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Building for the 21st Century: American support for sustainable communities

Monday, April 25th, 2011

A recent poll by Smart Growth America has found that in the midst of a struggling U.S. economy, support for smart growth strategies remains high among Americans on both sides of the aisle…Americans living in all types of areas – in rural, suburban and urban areas alike – want more sustainable communities.

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Poll: More Than A Third Of Americans Aware Of High Speed Rail Projects In Their State

Monday, March 7th, 2011

When Americans were asked about awareness of high-speed rail projects, only a little more than a third (35%) of those living in one of the proposed high-speed rail corridors said they are aware of a high-speed rail project that is either proposed or under development in their state, with more than four in ten (45%) unsure…Not surprisingly, awareness is highest in states where HSR is developing the fastest (68% are aware in California corridor, 60% in Florida). Awareness in other states with proposed high-speed rail projects include the Chicago Hub at 31% and New York at 28%.

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Michigan – Smart Transportation: Save Money and Grow the Economy

Monday, February 28th, 2011
Michigan Transportation

Michigan’s budget and economy face significant challenges. These challenges create the opportunity and the imperative to ask if we’re getting everything we can from our spending.

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Poll: Milwaukee – to – Madison High-Speed Rail Project

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

A majority of Wisconsinites polled between Nov. 15 and Nov. 17 oppose the Milwaukee-to-Madison rail project, and opposition grows slightly as respondents learn more about it, according to a poll sponsored by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute. Thirty-six percent sided with the argument stating that “supporters of the passenger rail project say that it is an important addition to the transportation system in Wisconsin and is being paid for by 800 million dollars in federal money.

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Future of Transportation National Survey (2010)

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010


American voters overwhelmingly support broader access to public transportation and safe walking and biking, according to this new national poll conducted for Transportation for America.

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