Taxi Usage - Edmonton Insight Community

data.edmonton.ca | Last Updated 17 Jul 2019

This was one single topic among many as part of the September 2014 Mixed Topic survey. Test link to view these questions: https://www.edmontoninsightcommunity.ca/R.aspx?a=86&t=1. Open from Sept 08 - 15, 2014. At the time the survey was launched survey invitations were sent to 1291 Insight Community Members. 703 members completed the survey which represents a completion rate of 54%. A total of 919 respondents completed the survey: 703 Insight Community Members and 216 using the anonymous link which will have no demographic info.

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This dataset has the following 30 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
ResponseDateresponsedatecalendar_dateDate/Time the respondent first opened/started the survey.
CompletionDatecompletiondatecalendar_dateDate/Time the respondent finished the survey.
Taxi_Usagetaxi_usagetextRespondents were asked to select one response. Question: Do you use taxi service as a mode of transportation in Edmonton? || Possible Answers: Yes, daily/Yes, occasionally/Yes, but only on the weekends/No, I never use taxi service
Taxi_Importance_Importance of taxi service:taxi_importance_importance_of_taxi_servicetextRespondents were asked to rank the following on a scale. Question: Importance of taxi service:? || Possible Answers: 5 Extremely Important/4 Very Important/3 Somewhat Important/2 Not Important/1 Not at all Important/6 Don't know
Taxi_Satisfaction_Satisfaction with taxi servicetaxi_satisfaction_satisfaction_with_taxi_servicetextRespondents were asked to rank the following on a scale. Question: Satisfaction with taxi service? || Possible Answers: 5 Very satisfied/4 Somewhat satisfied/3 Neither satisfied no dissatisfied/2 Somewhat dissatisfied/1 Very dissatisfied/6 Don't Know
Taxi_fares_Fuel and vehicle maintenance coststaxi_fares_fuel_and_vehicle_maintenance_costsnumberRespondents were asked to select all that apply. Question: What factors do you think increases to taxi fares should be based on?-Fuel and vehicle maintenance costs || Possible Answers: Yes (1)/No (0)
Taxi_fares_Vehicle rental or purchase costtaxi_fares_vehicle_rental_or_purchase_costnumberRespondents were asked to select all that apply. Question: What factors do you think increases to taxi fares should be based on?-Vehicle rental or purchase cost || Possible Answers: Yes (1)/No (0)
Taxi_fares_Insurance costtaxi_fares_insurance_costnumberRespondents were asked to select all that apply. Question: What factors do you think increases to taxi fares should be based on?-Insurance cost || Possible Answers: Yes (1)/No (0)
Taxi_fares_Cost of living in the City (consumer price index)taxi_fares_cost_of_living_in_the_city_consumer_price_indexnumberRespondents were asked to select all that apply. Question: What factors do you think increases to taxi fares should be based on?-Cost of living in the City (consumer price index) || Possible Answers: Yes (1)/No (0)
Taxi_fares_Driver's standard of livingtaxi_fares_driver_s_standard_of_livingnumberRespondents were asked to select all that apply. Question: What factors do you think increases to taxi fares should be based on?-Driver's standard of living || Possible Answers: Yes (1)/No (0)
Fare_Increasefare_increasetextRespondents were asked to select one response. Question: The last fare increase in the City occurred in 2009. Do you support increases to the taxi fares of 8.5% in 2014? || Possible Answers: Yes/No/Don't Know
OSTypeostypetextSystem Captured, OS used by the respondent. Question: OS Type? - OSType || Possible Answers: Mac (OS X)/Linux/Windows/iOS/Android/BlackBerry/Unknown
DeviceTypedevicetypetextSystem Captured, Device used by the respondent. Question: Device Type? - DeviceType || Possible Answers: Tablet/Desktop/Phone
BrowserTypebrowsertypetextSystem Captured, Browser used by the respondent. Question: Browser Type? - BrowserType || Possible Answers: Internet Explorer/Firefox/Safari/Google Chrome/Opera/Android/BlackBerry/Unknown
Q3_Own_Rent (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q3_own_rent_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - Do you own or rent your primary residence in the City of Edmonton? || Possible Answers: Own/Rent
GENDER (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)gender_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - Are you…? || Possible Answers: Male/Female/Other/I prefer not to answer
Q7_Children (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q7_children_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - Do you have children 18 or under living at home? || Possible Answers: Yes/No
Q8_Born_Canada (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q8_born_canada_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - Were you born in Canada? || Possible Answers: Yes/No
Q9a_Edmonton (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q9a_edmonton_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - How long have you lived in Edmonton? || Possible Answers: Less than 1 year/Between 1 to 2 years/Between 3 to 5 years/Greater than 5 years/I do not live in Edmonton
Q10_Own_Business (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q10_own_business_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - Do you own a business in the City of Edmonton? || Possible Answers: Yes/No
Q11_Home_Language (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q11_home_language_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - What is the primary language spoken in your household? || Possible Answers: English/Arabic/Cantonese/Spanish/Panjabi (Punjabi)/French/German/Mandarin/Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)/Ukrainian/Other (Specify)
Q12_Employment_Status (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q12_employment_status_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - What is your current employment status? || Possible Answers: Employed full-time (30+ hours a week)/Employed part-time (0-30 hours a week)/Homemaker/Post-secondary student/High School Student/Unemployed/Permanently unable to Work/Retired/Other (Specify)
Q13_Volunteer (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q13_volunteer_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - In the last 12 months, did you do any activities without pay on behalf of a group or an organization as a volunteer? || Possible Answers: Yes/No
Q14a_Primary_Transportation (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q14a_primary_transportation_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - What is your primary mode of transportation? || Possible Answers: Car/truck/Van as DRIVER/Car/truck/van as PASSENGER/Public Transit/Walk/Bicycle/Other (Specify)
Q14b_Secondary_Transportation (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q14b_secondary_transportation_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - What is your secondary mode of transportation? || Possible Answers: Car/truck/Van as DRIVER/Car/truck/van as PASSENGER/Public Transit/Walk/Bicycle/Only have one mode of transportation/Other (Specify)
Q15_Household_Income (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q15_household_income_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - Which of the following categories best describes your total household income in 2014 before taxes? || Possible Answers: Under $20,000/$20,000 to $29,999/$30,000 to $39,999/$40,000 to $49,999/$50,000 to $59,999/$60,000 to $79,999/$80,000 to $99,999/$100,000 to $149,000/$150,000 and over/Prefer not to answer
Q16_Education (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q16_education_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - What is the highest level of education you have completed? || Possible Answers: Elementary/grade school graduate/High school graduate/College / technical school graduate/University undergraduate degree/Post-graduate degree/Professional school graduate (e.g. medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry)
Q17_City_Employee (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)q17_city_employee_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, one response selected by respondent. - Do you work for the City of Edmonton? || Possible Answers: Yes/No
FSA (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)fsa_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textForward Sortation Area (first 3 characters of postal code)
Age_Rollup_Detailed (Study: Profiling Questionnaire 2014)age_rollup_detailed_study_profiling_questionnaire_2014textProfiling question, Based on birthdate entered by Respondent. System Determined. Question: Age Rollup? - || Possible Answers: Under 15/15-17/18-24/25-29/30-34/35-39/40-44/45-49/50-54/55-59/60-64/65-69/70-74/75-79/80 and over