Parking Choice Survey

Posted in Freight Transportation

Project Status



  • The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) is interested in assessing truck parking activity in New York City. This information will be used to better understand truck parking conditions and to develop strategies to help truck drivers make faster deliveries. To understand the way that parking decisions are made, a survey was created by the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute sponsored by the University Transportation Center Region II.

  • Your participation is very important to the NYCDOT and will help drive improvements for the city. Thank you for your participation.


  • The survey will close 12/31/2016 at 11:59 PM (Midnight)

  • Truck drivers as well as a truck driver assistants, dispatchers, and fleet managers are encouraged to take the survey.

  • The survey should take 5 to 10 minutes to complete and is composed of two sections. The first asks questions about typical freight activities. The second part consists of 8 parking scenarios and asks what parking options you would most likely to choose.


  • Incomplete surveys will not be counted towards the raffle. Contact information at the end of the survey must be provided in order to be eligible. The prize will be a $25 VISA gift card.

  • The first 300 participants have a 20% chance to win. The remaining odds will be dependent on the total number of participants.

  • Disclosure: The survey creators retain the right to alter the submission deadline as well as the odds of the raffle after the 300 participant mark.