The immediate travel behavior changes stemming from COVID-19 have been profound. Understanding which of these travel behavior changes will persist and why is essential to planning. So, we're gathering data to figure it out.
Our COVID-19 Transportation Insights Survey collects this data from a nationally representative sample of respondents. The data we’re collecting then helps us analyze how travel behaviors and attitudes are changing because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
As of September 2021, we’ve completed nine survey waves and collected data from over 27,000 respondents from across the United States. Survey waves have tracked travel behaviors and sentiments as vaccination numbers increase and pandemic restrictions are lifted.
The COVID-19 Transportation Insights Survey is a nationally representative longitudinal survey designed to help decision makers better understand how travel behaviors and attitudes are changing as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The survey collects data about travel before, during, and following the COVID-19 pandemic. Key topics include:
Yes, our survey panelists represent the US population by factors including geographic region, age, gender, income, and race or ethnicity.
The national survey covers the entire United States. RSG has also collected subsamples for specific planning regions throughout the country, including the Twin Cities region, New York City, the state of Vermont, and the state of Michigan.
The survey has collected data approximately every two months since May 2020.
To protect participants’ privacy, data are not available to the public. Please contact us if you’d like to learn more about collecting data for your region.