State of Cycling in Virginia
1.

Why do you ride a bike? Choose all that apply.

For Leisure and Recreation
Transportation to work and other trips, I don't have a access to car
Transportation to work and other trips, I have access to a car
Running errands
For sport but not racing
For competitive events
For Healthy Exercise
2.

On average how many days a week do you ride?

One
Two
Three to Five
Six to Seven
3.

Do you usually ride with others?

No, I ride alone
Yes, friends/family
Yes, organized group/club
4.

How far do you usually travel on a ride?

2-5 miles
6-10 miles
11-20 miles
21-30 miles
31+ miles
5.

Have you ever been in a crash with a car while cycling?

Yes
No
6.

Which of the following groups do you belong to or support through volunteering or contributions? If none, skip this question.

Local bike club
Local alternative transportation organization
BikeWalk Virginia
Virginia Bicycling Federation
Rails to Trails Conservancy
IMBA
Other  
7.

How does concern for your safety affect your riding?  Choose all that apply.

I'm not concerned, it has no affect.
I choose routes due to safety concerns
I choose times of my rides due to safety concerns
My concern for safety has drastically affected my ablity to ride.
I'm concerned but do not change my rides.
I dress to be seen or use lights.
I ride defensively.
8.

Which one issue is your biggest concern when riding?

Distracted drivers
Aggressive drivers, road rage
Narrow travel lanes without bike lanes
Incorrectly constructed bike lanes
Poorly maintained bike lanes
Motorist speed
Parked car door opening into lane
Pedestrian Inattention
Navigating through high volume intersections
Red light running
Cars passing too closely or turning in front of me
9.

What keeps you from riding more often? Select all that apply.

Lack of bike racks
No shower/locker room facilities
Safety concerns caused by behavior of drivers
Poor livablity of my community (infrastructure design issues)
Need to carry things/people
Environmental factors (weather, air quality, etc...)
Other  
10.

In your opinion what can most improve safety for riders?

Bike lanes
Separate bike paths
Stronger laws to protect cyclists
More and better motorist education programs
More and better education for cyclists
11.

What would be the best way to encourage other people to start riding?

Introductory classes
Beginner oriented riding events
More biking infrastructure (lanes/paths,etc)
More/better laws for motorists
Social activities around riding
Financial incentives/tax breaks
12.

When you look for information on cycling what do you want? Select all that apply.

Suggested bike ride maps
Events: tours or charity rides
Events: races
Legislative updates
News on projects or cycling initiatives
News on cycling industry or cyclists
Trail or ride reviews
Resources for making your community more bikeable
Other  
13.

How do you like to get information? Select all that apply.

Facebook
Twitter
Email newsletters
Visiting websites directly
Google or other search engine results
Other  
14.

Tell us about you. Please select gender and age.

Male
Female
Under 30
31-50
51-65
Over 65
15.

Where do you primarily ride? Please select region and community type.

Eastern Virginia
Central Virginia
Northern Virginia
Southwest Virginia
Far Western Virginia
Urban
Rural
Suburb