Survey of Walking Commuters

This survey was aimed specifically at walking commuters in Toronto, Canada. It was created using SurveyMonkey and was open February 28 to March 31, 2017.

Walking to Work in Toronto

Ten Questions for Walking Commuters

Hi, this is Pat! Have you ever walked to work in Toronto? I would really appreciate if you would complete this short survey. I plan to write a post for my blog “The Walking Commuter” using some or all of the survey results. Thank you!

  1. How frequently do you walk to work?
  • 3-5 times per week
  • 1-3 times per week
  • 3-5 times per month
  • 1-3 times per month
  • Occasionally – less than once a month
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  1. How far do you walk to work? (one way)
  • Less than 2 km
  • 2 – 3 km
  • 3 – 4 km
  • 4 – 5 km
  • More than 5 km
  • Comment:
  1. How long ago did you start walking to work?
  • Under a year
  • 1 – 5 years
  • 5 – 10 years
  • More than 10 years
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  1. Why did you start walking to work? Choose all that apply:
  • Health (physical, mental)
  • Reliability
  • Faster
  • Affordability
  • Good for the environment
  • Enjoyment
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  1. Do you sometimes commute in other ways? Choose all that apply.
  • TTC
  • Bicycle
  • Car or taxi
  • Roller skate
  • Skateboard
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  1. When you don’t walk to work, what is the most common reason? Rank the reasons below from 1 (most common) to 6 (least common).
  • Weather
  • Feeling tired
  • In a hurry (late)
  • Items to carry
  • Many errands to run
  • Needing a vehicle after work
  1. Do you use a FitBit or similar app to track your walking?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If your answer was YES, please comment on how it is useful to you:
  1. What do you like BEST about walking to work?
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  1. What do you like LEAST about walking to work?
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  1. What advice would you like to share with someone who was thinking about walking to work but hadn’t tried it?
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