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					 San Luis Obispo Council of Governments

San Luis Obispo Regional Rideshare
Tri-County Commute Profile Survey




                 SLOCOG
              Agenda Item B-1
             September 12, 2007



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    Objectives of Commute Survey
1. Monitor commuter behavior
      -mode choice
      -mode frequency
      -origin
      -destination

2. Measure awareness of SLO Regional Rideshare

3. Assess inter-county travel as part of an
   inter-regional partnership

4. Investigating the job/housing imbalance
               Target Universe
   Live in San Luis Obispo region

   18 years of age and older

   Work 35 hours a week or more as an employee/independent

   Demographics largely match those in the 2005 census

   The sampling size was 1,024 with a +/-3.1% accuracy
 Percentage of Drive Alone
in San Luis Obispo Region
                        Drive Alone Trends

 84
 82

 80

 78

 76
 74

 72
 70
      US Census   US Census    Commute        American      Commute
        1990        2000      Profile 2002   Community     Profile 2007
                                             Survey 2005
   2007 San Luis Obispo
        Mode Split
                             Train   Motorcycle
               Walk   Bus    0.1%       0.6%
               2.7%   1.7%                  Telecom m ute
        Bike
                                                 4.9%
Vanpool 1.2%
  0.7%

Carpool
 10.0%




                                                            Drive Alone
                                                               78.1%
Why Do Over Three Quarters
of SLO County Drive Alone?

      -Convenience

  -Work Hours/Schedule

      -No Alternative
 Why Do They Think There is
      No Alternative?

 No one to carpool with 58%

No practical public transit 22%

     Driving is faster 21%
Average Commute Time By Mode

30

20
       30
                    26
                                    22
10                                               15

 0
     Bus    Carpool/Vanpool   Drive Alone   Bike/Walk
How Would They Get To Work
 If They Didn’t Drive Alone?

      Carpooling 49%

        Transit 10%
   What would motivate a
    person to carpool?


     Know someone interested in
        sharing the ride 38%

Schedule to leave/arrive same time 16%

 Easy way to find carpool match 15%
Those selecting transit instead
 of driving alone would shift
         if provided…

     More frequent bus service 25%

      More direct bus service 21%

Bus schedules match work schedules 15%
                  Public Transit Usage

            50%
60%

40%                   25%         20%
                                            15%       10%
20%

0%
      SLO Transit   RTA     Other / Not   SCAT    PRCATS
                               Sure
     Average Commuting Time
                 Average Time to Work in Minutes

30
25
20
15
10
5
0
     US Census 2000   Commute Profile      American        Commute Profile
                          2002          Community Survey       2007
                                            2005
Free Parking
               No   Don't Know
               8%       1%




                                 Yes
                                 91%
Rideshare Agency Awareness
By County


                   29%
       63%
                         Santa Barbara
                         Ventura
                         San Luis Obispo




                   33%
San Luis Obispo Council of Governments

    San Luis Obispo Regional Rideshare
              Program Update




                      SLOCOG
                 Agenda Item B-1
                September 12, 2007

                      For more information contact:
                              Lisa Quinn
    Phone: 781-4462                     Email: lquinn@rideshare.org

				
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