Survey to gauge travel habits among locals, visitors to Lake Tahoe
A survey to gauge travel trends among locals and visitors to the Lake Tahoe Basin will begin next week.
The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency will conduct the travel surveys with visitors and residents at 19 commercial and 23 recreational locations throughout the basin. The survey will begin Feb. 22 and end March 1. It will be conducted by NuStats, an accredited research company that has done similar studies in in Reno, Sacramento and the Bay Area.
Surveyors will wear badges while patrolling survey sites. Results from the Travel Mode Survey will be used to track the success of and help plan multi-modal travel options around Lake Tahoe.
The short paper-based survey is intended primarily to gather data on travel patterns to commercial and recreation areas, but also will be used to collect visitor-specific data and demographic information.
The data will be used solely for the transportation planning process. The agency will adopt a new regional transportation plan next year.
“This study is part of the planning agency’s ongoing transportation monitoring program,” commented Nick Haven, transportation team leader for the agency. “We appreciate the participation of local employers and organizations, as we could not effectively gather this data without them.
“We also appreciate the time and information provided by each survey participant as their input and participation will assist in shaping transportation solutions throughout Lake Tahoe,” Haven said. “Results of the study will be made available to the public.”
For information contact Karen Fink, Transportation Planner, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, at 775.588.4547, ext. 204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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