Surveys

A study finds that most drivers disregard for the rights of pedestrians to cross the road. Visual cues, however, provided by street design, greatly increase the likelihood that drivers will yield.
Sep 8, 2014   Chicago Tribune
The results of a survey commissioned by Sasaki Associates reveal key insights into what makes cities great for those who love them, as well as where planners and urban designers should focus their efforts in improving the urban experience.
Jul 29, 2014   ASLA The Dirt
People love statistics. They let us understanding the world beyond our own senses. USA Today publishes a daily Snapshot which presents a graph of random statistics. Sports talk and business analysis Opinion
May 11, 2012   By Todd Litman
A new survey found that 64% of Americans think that the relationship between local officials and developers makes the approval process unfair.
Oct 17, 2011   The Saint Index
A new poll of California residents finds that perceived quality of life in the state has dropped.
Mar 21, 2011   San Francisco Chronicle
A new survey shows that the majority of Americans place high value on transportation projects, but even more of them say they're not willing to pay any more for it than they already do.
Feb 17, 2011   The Washington Post
Surveys show that those born between 1980 and the early 2000s want to live in an urban setting -- and not in a humongous house.
Jan 14, 2011   The Wall Street Journal
Participation rates for the 2010 Census have been released, and the national average of 74% matches that of the previous Census in 2000.
Oct 27, 2010   The New Republic
Through a survey of New York City taxis with GPS tracking devices, the city has created a database of speeds and routes that gives them a clear picture of the state of traffic in the city.
Mar 26, 2010   The New York Times
<em>Urban Omnibus</em> takes a look at a new website that maps out places in the U.S. with low return rates for Census surveys.
Mar 25, 2010   Urban Omnibus