Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A survey is being taken to get public input on whether drivers would like to see the median as an extra lane of traffic and whether they'd be willing to pay for the convenience.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is considering a "managed lane" of traffic on Interstate 55 -- possibly with a fee charged -- to help reduce congestion and create a more predictable commute to and from Chicago. IDOT's Managed Lane Project is studying the possible addition of a lane of traffic on I-55 in each direction that would begin at Interstate 355 and end at Interstate 90/94, aka the Dan Ryan Expressway. The first step is a survey on IDOT's Web site seeking such information as how frequently the survey taker uses I-55 is to commute to Chicago, how often they run into delays because of construction or accidents, and if they seek out alternate routes because of traffic problems. It also asks, "To take advantage of the benefits…
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Patch keeps you current on upcoming deadlines with the new feature, "Last Chance."
Metra is in the process of developing a new strategic plan, which officials said will guide the agency for years to come. A short survey seeking the community's input will be available until Friday. In this initial phase, Metra would like to individuals to weigh in with their thoughts on the following questions: What should Metra's mission be? What should Metra's vision for the future be? What projects should Metra focus its energies and resources on? The survey can be found here.
Monday, November 15, 2010
Gas, greeting cards and annoying relatives top survey lists.
'Tis the season to be jolly, for helping one another and -- for taking surveys? It seems like this time of year every company out there is conducting some type of holiday-related survey in efforts to get its name in the press. Honestly, I don't know how we average Americans are getting anything done with all these surveys we're participating in. But I have to admit, as a former public relations executive, I've conducted my fair share of these surveys and I love them! So without further adieu I'd like to present to you some of my favorite holiday findings -- care of those very prevalent surveys!