Transit Survey Summary

Have you considered the cost of driving your car into the City each day?Tired of paying increased insurance fees?

Hate the thoughts of Winter driving?

Do you want to help protect the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions?

Are you interested in a user pay transit service for our area?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might want to consider taking a few minutes to fill out the questionnaire below. Numerous residents of Grand Bay-Westfield have expressed a need for a transit service to Saint John and within the community. We want to hear from YOU in regards to a user pay transit service.

Thank you for taking the time to give your opinion on a user pay service connecting the Town of Grand Bay-Westfield and Saint John. Please return your completed survey to the Town of Grand Bay-Westfield, PO Box 3001, Grand Bay-Westfield, NB E5K 4V3 or drop it off at the Town Office, 609 River Valley Drive or submit online at town.grandbay-westfield.nb.ca by clicking on Transit Questionnaire.

Please circle your best response.

1.. What is your opinion on a transit service between Grand Bay-Westfield and Saint John:

Not at all
Somewhat
Neutral
Useful 
Very Useful
Useful
Useful
1
2
3
4
5
70.27%

2. How often would you use the service?
once a day or more
2-6 times a week 38.36%
about once a week
about once a month
never
3.
What time(s) of the day would be most convenient for your?  (Please choose top 4 time intervals)
.

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.  17.17% 11 a.m. –  12 p.m 3 p.m. –  4 p.m.
8 a.m. –  9 a.m. 10.60% 12 p.m. –  1 p.m 4 p.m. –  5 p.m. 10.60%
9 a.m. – 10 a.m 1 p.m. – 2 p.m 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.   14.10%
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. 9 p.m. – 10 p.m.

4. Please enter your preference for the following drop off/pick up locations in
Grand Bay-Westfield, where    ‘1’ = your first choice,   ‘2’ = your second choice, and so on.
 

1. ____See Sheets__ 2. ____________________
3. _______________ 4. ____________________

5. Would you support events at the regional facilities (Harbour Station, Imperial Theatre,
Trade & Convention Centre, & Canada Games Aquatic Centre) if a transit service was
available?

.

 _58__ YES 79.45%    __9_ NO 12.32%
6. Please enter your preference for the following drop off/pick up locations in Saint John where ‘1’ = your first choice, ‘2’ = your second choice, and so on.
37.88% King Square    26.41% Lancaster Mall   26.08% Hospital /UNBSJ   17.30% McAllister Mall 
*These are all First Choice Numbers Only
7, 
Would you be willing to pay a reasonable fee for the transit service?
Yes 98.63%       No 1.40%
If yes, what would you consider a reasonable fee for a round trip between Grand Bay-Westfield
and Saint John,
A) $8-22.22%      B) $10-18.06%      C) $12-4.16%        D) Other – Check Sheet
8. What is your opinion on a transit service within the Grand Bay-Westfield community?

Not at all Useful
Somewhat Useful
Neutral
Useful
Very Useful
1
2
3
4
5
32.87%

9. How often would you use the service?
once a day or more.
2-6 times a week   34.25%
about once a week
about once a month
never
10.
What time(s) of day would be most convenient for you? (Please choose top 4 time intervals).
7 a.m. – 8 a.m. 11.39%
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. 8.41%
3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. 
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
4 p.m. – 5 p.m. 10.89%
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. 9.90%
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.
9 p.m. – 10 p.m.
11. Please enter your preference for the following drop off/pick up locations within 
Grand Bay-Westfield        ‘1’ = your first choice,      ‘2’ = your second choice,    and so on.
1. _See Sheet_______    2. ____________________
3. ________________     4. ____________________
12. 
Would you be willing to pay a reasonable fee for the transit service?
56 Yes 94.92%      3 No 5.08%
If yes what would you consider a reasonable fee for transit service within Grand Bay-Westfield
(for a one way trip)
A) $0.75-17.85%      B) $1-39.28%     C) $2-35.71%      D) Other       See The Sheets

Please add any other comments: ______________________________________________________

Thank you for participating in this survey.