Circulating a questionnaire can provide you with ammunition and evidence to support your arguments and also yield useful information about attitudes to transport, why people do or do not cycle, and so on.
The questions you ask will determine what answers you receive and should obviously be tailored to the particular demands of your campaign
  • Know what you want to find out about.
  • Don't make questionnaires intimidating or questions too leading.
  • Distribute them widely.
  • Try to get people to complete them there and then. Carry plenty of biros.
  • Arrange accessible collection boxes in caf├ęs, shops, community centres, etc.
  • Ask bike shop staff if you could leave a bunch for their customers.
  • Give people an opportunity to join or donate to your campaign, or provide information on the form.
  • You could set up a series of questions on your website, and email the link out.
  • Collate and circulate the results.
  • Use results to identify areas of public support.
  • Send out a press release with your results.
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