Palmetto Cycling Coalition: Membership Survey
We need your input!

The Palmetto Cycling Coalition works to improve access, safety and knowledge about biking and walking in SC, and we want to know how we can improve our programs and services for our members.


Please take 5-10 minutes to provide us with your feedback. If you have any questions or would like to discuss something, please contact our Executive Director, Amy Johnson Ely, at amy@pccsc.net. 


Thank you in advance!

 
1.
Help us understand how you have interacted with the Palmetto Cycling Coalition (check all that apply).
I have donated to the PCC in the past.
I am a current member of the PCC.
I have been a member in the past but I am not a member of the PCC now.
I am not a member, supporter, or sponsor of the PCC.
I would like to become a member of the PCC.
Other  
2.

Are you a member of a local or regional bicycle advocacy group? 

Yes
No
Not Sure
3.

Gender?

Male
Female
4.

Age?

19 or younger
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
60-69
70 on up
5.

What is the highest level of education you have completed?

Less than high school
High School / GED
Some college
2 year college degree
4 year college degree
Masters degree or greater
Other  
6.
Race/Ethnicity?
African-american
Asian-american
Caucasian
Hispanic
Other  
7.

What is your average yearly income?

Less than $10,000
$10,000 - $24,999
$25,000 - $39,999
$40,000 - $59,999
$60,000 - $79,999
$80,000 - $99,999
$100,000 - $150,000
More than $150,000
Prefer not to answer
Other  
8.
Which best describes where you live?
Rural
Suburban
Urban: small sized city
Urban: medium to large city
Other  
9.

What is the name of the town or city where you live?

 

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10.

In which region of the state is this located?

Upstate
Midlands
Pee Dee
Lowcountry
11.
Please estimate how many miles you drive each year in your car.
0-4000
4000-8000
8000-12,000
12,000-16,000
16,000+
12.
How often do you ride a bicycle, on average?
Every day or almost every day
A few times a week
A few times a month
Less than once a month
I do not ride a bicycle
13.

Can you estimate how many miles you ride each year on your bike(s)?

0-250
250-1000
1000-2500
2500-5000
5000+
14.
How do you use your bicycle? (Check all that apply.)
I ride for practical purposes (running errands, to the store, etc.)
I commute to work or school by bike
I ride for sport and recreation
I race competitively
I go bike touring
I ride for the health benefits
15.
In which of the following have you participated in the last few years?  (Check all that apply).
Mountain biking
Informal group rides
Organized fundraisers
Casual cycling in or about our community
Commuting to work or school
Bicycling to run errands
Bicycling while on vacation
16.
Which best describes the way you choose your bicycling route when you ride?
I prefer the fastest, most convenient route and will take busy streets with fast traffic.
I prefer quieter streets but I'll use a busy street if necessary.
I prefer quiet streets without much traffic and always avoid busy streets with fast traffic.
17.
How safe is bicycling in your community?
Very safe
Fairly safe
Not safe enough
Too dangerous
18.
Please rank the conditions that you believe contribute to unsafe roadways for bicyclists.

(1 = Most important)
 
Inattentive, distracted motorists
Hostile, disrespectful motorists
Unresponsive state and local governments
Inadequate law enforcement training
Inadequate bicycling infrastructure - either bike lanes, paths, shoulders, signage, or traffic calming
Poor road conditions, potholes, debris or vegetation on shoulders, etc.
Bicyclists without proper understanding or respect of their responsibilities while riding
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19.
Please rank the steps that may be taken to improve roadway safety for bicyclists.

(1 = Most important)
 
Additional law enforcement training about SC bike laws and regulations
More intensive education about cyclists' rights for motorists
More bike infrastructure and amenities, including bike lanes, paths, signage, shoulders, or traffic calming.
Better road paving, surfaces and maintenance
More supportive, engaged government and elected officials
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20.
Do you think your experiences riding your bike conditioned you to drive more safely?
Yes, very much
Yes, to some extent
No, not much
No, not at all
21.
Tell us how walking plays a role in your life. (Check all that apply).
I walk for practical purposes (running errands, to the store, etc.).
I commute to work or school by walking.
I walk for sport and recreation.
I walk to use local transit in my community.
I participate in a walking group.
I walk for exercise.
22.
How safe is walking in your community?
Very safe
Fairly safe
Not safe enough
Too dangerous
23.
Please tell us what you believe should be the PCC's priorities in the future.

(1 = Most important)
 
Work with state legislature for laws that enhance/protect biking and walking in SC
Work with SCDOT to improve street design for all users in the state
Increase awareness of bicycling laws and rights within law enforcement
Provide more education for bicyclists about their rights and responsibilities
Work to upgrade/expand off-road trails in SC
Other (write a comment)
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24.
Did you know the PCC has these resources available for the public:  
 Yes No    
Online and hard copy distribution of SC bike laws and safe riding practices    
A list of 80 ambassadors trained in SC bike law and able to teach locally    
Complete Streets advocacy and funding guides    
Time to consult locals in the process for becoming a Bike or Walk Friendly Community and complete streets policy adoption    
25.
Please tell us what else PCC could do to contribute to your experience as a member. 
 

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