East Bay Regional Park District
Trail User Survey (2017)

The East Bay Regional Park District is seeking input from the public through the present on-line survey in order to identify usage patterns of the District’s regional trails AND to better understand the desires of those who use these trails.  It should take about 10 minutes to complete the survey.
 

Directions:  In responding to our questions, please click the box that corresponds to your answer OR type in your response where a text box is provided.  If you DO NOT wish to answer a given question, simply leave it unanswered and go on to the next question.

 
 
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Exit Survey
 
 
TRAIL USAGE

 
 
 
How often do you use EBRPD trails?
 
Daily (5 or more times per week)
 
Weekly (1 to 4 times per week)
 
Monthly (once or twice per month)
 
Rarely (less than once per month)
 
Never
 
 
 
When do you typically use the EBRPD regional trails? 
 
Weekdays
 
Weekend
 
Both
 
 
 
What time of day do you typically use the EBRPD regional trails?
 
Early Morning (6 a.m. - 9 a.m.) 
 
Around noon (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
 
Afternoon (2 p.m. - 6 p.m.)
 
Early evening (6 p.m. - 9 p.m.)
 
Late night (after 9 p.m.)
 
 
 
How long is your typical visit to an EBRPD trail?
 
Less than a half-hour 
 
Half hour to one hour 
 
One to two hours
 
Over two hours
 
 
 
Which regional trail do you visit the most often?
 
East Bay Greenway
 
Marsh Creek Trail
 
Tassajara Creek Trail
 
Ohlone Greenway
 
Lafayette-Moraga Trail
 
Bay Trail
 
Alameda Creek Trail
 
Contra Costa Canal Trail
 
Iron Horse/ Alamo Canal Trail
 
Delta De Anza Trail
 
Other (please specify)
    
 
 
 

What is your primary reason for using this particular trail?
 
Convenience
 
Amenities available at this particular trail; if so, what would that be?
 
Other, and what would that be?
    
 
 
 
How far do you typically travel to your most frequently visited trail?
 
Less than 2 miles
 
2-5 miles
 
5-10 miles
 
More than 10 miles
 
 
 
What is your primary use for the EBRPD regional trail system?
 
Health/Exercise (e.g. bicycling, hiking, running, jogging, walking)
 
Walking your dog(s)
 
Recreation (e.g. picnicking, fishing, boating, etc.)
 
Relaxing 
 
Commuting (e.g. get to work, public transit, restaurant, school or shopping center)
 
Other (please specify)
    
 
 
 
Do you use trails for commuting purposes? (e.g. get to work, public transit, restaurant, school or shopping center) 
 
Yes
 
No
 
East Bay Regional Park District-Trail User Survey, 2017