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The first ever Nairobi opinion poll on transportation conducted for the Center for Sustainable Urban Development of Earth Institute, Columbia University in partnership with the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA).

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  1. 1. © 2012 Ipsos. All rights reserved. Contains Ipsos' Confidential and Proprietary information and may not be disclosed or reproduced without the prior written consent of Ipsos. Transport Sector Survey: Nairobi City County Prepared by : Ipsos Limited (Kenya) Prepared for : Media Release Date : 17th June, 2015
  2. 2. 2 Methodology
  3. 3. Methodology 3 Dates of polling 17th - 19th March 2015 Sample Size (a) General Population: (n=415) (b) Households with Cars: (n=401) Sampling methodology (a) General Population: Random, Multi-Stage Sampling (b) Private Car Owners: Purposive Universe Data collection methodology Sampling error Telephonic Interviews (Computer Aided Telephonic Interviews (CATI) Survey funding (a) General Population in Nairobi City County (b) Households with Cars in Nairobi City County (a) General Population: +/-4.9% at 95% confidence level (b) Households with Cars: not determinable due to lack of data that specifies the breakdown on this by population distribution and other demographic variables in Nairobi City County Center for Sustainable Urban Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University
  4. 4. 4 Respondents’ Demographic Profile:
  5. 5. Demographic Profile 5 36% 34% 22% 8% 52% 48% 34% 29% 23% 14% 79% 21% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Nairobi East Nairobi North Nairobi West Westlands Male Female General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401)
  6. 6. Demographic Profile 6 30% 39% 18% 14% 8% 48% 33% 11% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 18 – 24 years 25 – 34 years 35 – 44 years 45+ years General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401)
  7. 7. Demographic Profile 7 1% 5% 4% 40% 7% 15% 11% 14% 3% 1% 3% 2% 25% 6% 17% 8% 35% 4% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Some primary education Primary education completed Some secondary education Secondary education completed Some middle level college (not University) Completed mid-level college (not University) Some University education University education completed Post Graduate (Masters, MBA, PhD) Other General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401)
  8. 8. Demographic Profile 8 5% 51% 36% 1% 4% 1% 2% 1% 14% 55% 28% 2% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Public Sector wages/salary Private sector wages /salary Gains from self-employment Agriculture (own/household farm) Given money by others Pension from previous employment Unemployed Refused To Answer General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401)
  9. 9. Demographic Profile 9 7% 28% 14% 8% 2% 5% 2% 1% 5% 18% 11% 1% 9% 18% 12% 9% 9% 6% 1% 1% 3% 11% 18% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Less than 10,000 10,001 – 25,000 25,001 – 40,000 40,001 – 55,000 55,001 – 75,000 75,001 – 100,000 100,001 – 150,000 150,001 – 399,000 Over 400,000 Has No income DK RTA General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401)
  10. 10. 10 Transport Policy-Making: Public Participation in Nairobi City County
  11. 11. “When decisions about transportation are made in Nairobi City County, do you think members of the public like you are consulted? 11 4% 11% 89% 84% 6% 5% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO Only sometimes
  12. 12. 12 Car Ownership and Usage
  13. 13. Car Ownership and Usage 13 “Does anyone in your household own a vehicle?” 32% 100% 68% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO Respondent owns , 60% Another household member(s) own(s), 40% Base: Those who stated that they or someone in their household owns a vehicle (n=133) Respondent owns , 80% Another household member(s) own(s), 20% Base: Households with Cars (n=401)
  14. 14. “How many cars are there in your household?” 76% 16% 4% 4% 77% 19% 2% 1% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% One Two Three Four or more Those who stated that they or someone in their household owns a vehicle (n=133) Households with Cars (n=401) 14
  15. 15. “What is the car/are the cars mainly used for?” 75% 21% 4% 65% 27% 7% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% For personal transport Both business and personal transport For doing business/commercial purpose Those who stated that they or someone in their household owns a vehicle (n=133) Households with Cars (n=401) 15
  16. 16. 16 Current Situation on Transportation in Nairobi City County: • Modes • Destinations • Time Spent Getting to Main Destination • Loss of Business/Work Due to Transport Challenges • Estimated Time Lost in Traffic • Inaccessible Areas • Crime Experiences In The Last One Year While Moving Around
  17. 17. “When you have to go somewhere, how often do you use…?” 17 71% 1% 20% 42% 7% 1% 16% 10% 15% 25% 14% 2% 3% 13% 58% 36% 28% 51% 25% 22% 1% 30% 28% 6% 27% 72% 74% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Matatu/Bus Taxi Private car Walking Motorcycle bodaboda Train Bicycle Daily/ Usually Once/Twice a week Rarely Never Base: General Population (n=415)
  18. 18. “When you have to go somewhere, how often do you use…?” 18 37% 2% 63% 27% 1% 1% 37% 11% 29% 23% 7% 2% 2% 23% 66% 6% 40% 47% 23% 25% 2% 20% 2% 6% 44% 75% 75% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Matatu/Bus Taxi Private car Walking Motorcycle bodaboda Train Bicycle Daily/ Usually Once/Twice a week Rarely Never Base: Households with Cars (n=401)
  19. 19. “What’s your most common destination?” 90% 19% 17% 12% 94% 21% 20% 8% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Work/Job Shopping Visiting friends/relatives Educational institution General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) 19
  20. 20. “How long does it usually take you to travel to this destination?” 20 14% 31% 26% 10% 18% 12% 25% 33% 12% 18% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 15 minutes or less 15 – 30 minutes 30 minutes to 1 hour Over 1 hour Depends on the traffic General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401)
  21. 21. “How long does it usually take you to travel to this destination?” 21 14% 31% 26% 10% 18% 12% 25% 33% 12% 18% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 15 minutes or less 15 – 30 minutes 30 minutes to 1 hour Over 1 hour Depends on the traffic General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401)
  22. 22. “How much time do you think you lose in traffic in a typical week day?” 22 6% 2% 15% 14% 31% 26% 48% 57% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) Hardly any/None Up to half an hour (30 minutes) About 30 minutes to 1 hour 1 hour or more
  23. 23. “Have you ever lost or not taken a job/business because of transport problems?” 23 30% 34% 70% 66% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO
  24. 24. “Are there any places you sometimes need to go to that you cannot do so by using matatu or bus?” 24 12% 12% 82% 80% 6% 8% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO Not sure • Industrial area • Kirinyaga Road • Embakasi • Muthaiga • Parklands • Karen • Dennis Pritt Road
  25. 25. “In the last one year, have you been a victim of crime in the city while moving around?’ 25 39% 36% 61% 64% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO 49% 36% 20% 15% 7% 1% 27% 35% 42% 8% 5% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Inside a public transport vehicle Walking from once place to another Inside a personal vehicle Waiting for a public transport vehicle at a bus stop On the street talking to someone Other General Population (n=160) Households with Cars (n=143) “What were you doing at the time this/ times these happened?
  26. 26. 26 Attitudes Towards Non- Motorized Transport
  27. 27. “If there were special lanes for bicycles, would you consider riding a bicycle to move around Nairobi?” 27 33% 37% 56% 51% 11% 12% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO Depends on where I am going/on the weather/other factors
  28. 28. “If there were special lanes for bicycles, would you consider riding a bicycle to move around Nairobi?” 28 28% 40% 58% 50% 14% 11% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Car Owners (General Population); n=91 Car Owners (Households with Cars) ; n=322 YES NO Depends on where I am going/on the weather/other factors
  29. 29. “What can be done be done to make it easier for people to walk in various places around the city?” 67% 64% 37% 25% 7% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 68% 59% 37% 30% 9% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Better side-walks Better pedestrian cross walks/over/under- passes/foot bridges Less crime More park areas Cleaner environment Better roads i.e. expansion Removal of private car within CBD Improve on security i.e. more lighting,CCTV No entrance PSV Vehicles in town DK General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) 29
  30. 30. “How would you like to travel around Nairobi if the following were not an issue?” 15% 21% 25% 22% 4% 2% 60% 47% 44% 1% 16% 16% 2% 2% 8% 1% 5% 2% 5% 3% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Cost Time Safety Matatu/Bus Taxi Private car Walking Motor-cycle bodaboda Train Bicycle 30Base: General Population (n=415)
  31. 31. “How would you like to travel around Nairobi if the following were not an issue?” 14% 14% 13%13% 6% 4% 67% 61% 56% 2% 11% 18% 1% 1% 4%2% 4% 2%1% 1% 4% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Cost Time Safety Matatu/Bus Taxi Private car Walking Motor-cycle bodaboda Train Bicycle 31 Base: Households with Cars (n=401)
  32. 32. 32 Children and School Transport
  33. 33. “Are there any children living in the home/household who go to school every day?” 33 43% 60%57% 40% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO One, 41% Two, 40% Three, 16% Four or more, 3% Base: Those who stated that there are children living in the home/household who go to school (n=178) One, 35% Two, 45% Three , 15% Four or more, 5% Base: Those who stated that there are children living in the home/household who go to school (n=240)
  34. 34. “How far is their school?” 34 67% 20% 3% 9% 35% 45% 15% 5% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Less than 2 Km 2-5 km 5-10 Km 11 -20 Km DK General Population (n=178) Households with Cars (n=240)
  35. 35. “How do they usually get to and from school?” 35 57% 28% 12% 7% 3% 25% 53% 11% 21% 1% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Walk School bus Public transport (bus/matatu) Private car Motorcycles General Population (n=178) Households with Cars (n=240)
  36. 36. “Do you feel that your child’s trip to and from school is safe or unsafe?” 36 71% 19% 10% 65% 27% 8% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Safe Somewhat safe Unsafe General Population (n=178) Households with Cars (n=240) 38% 31% 17% 14% 25% 26% 21% 26% 1% 0% 50% Road accidents by other vehicles Crime (kidnapping, terrorism, robbery) Traffic accident while walking Poor driving of school bus Child's health General Population (n=51) Private Car Owners (n=84) “What is your biggest concern?”
  37. 37. 37 Road Accidents: Personal and Family Involvement
  38. 38. “Have you ever been involved in a road accident?” 38 12% 25% 88% 75% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Private Car Owners (n=401) YES NO “What did it or the most recent one involve if more than one?” 55% 47% 11% 11% 4% 1% 61% 39% 5% 10% 1% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Personal car Matatu Truck Motor-bike Pedestrians Knocked a wall General Population (n=52) Private Car Owners (n=99)
  39. 39. “Have any of your family members ever been involved been in a road accident?” 39 11% 21% 89% 79% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO “Was anyone of them seriously injured or killed?” 63% 24% 17% 6% 6% 60% 21% 20% 7% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Someone was seriously injured No one killed/injured Someone was killed Someone was slightly injured(minor) Other General Population (n=47)
  40. 40. 40 Future Considerations on Transportation in Nairobi City County: Information Sources, Opinion on Flexible Working Hours, Lower Speed Limits and Information Gaps
  41. 41. “When you need to go somewhere in Nairobi that you haven’t been to before, how do you get information about the best way to get there?” 71% 41% 33% 23% 11% 2% 2% 1% 56% 62% 25% 18% 17% 2% 4% 2% 1% 1% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Friends Google maps Family members Ask the conductor/driver Internet Ask a security guard Use a phone app Ask anybody Use taxi/ask taxi driver Use road signs General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) 41
  42. 42. “Do you support ….?” 91% 68% 97% 7% 31% 2%2% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Flexible work/business hours? Lower speed limits in the city? Lower speed limits around schools? YES NO No opinion 42 95% 70% 98% 4% 29% 1%1% 1% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Flexible work/business hours? Lower speed limits in the city? Lower speed limits around schools? YES NO No opinion Base: Households with Cars (n=401)Base: General Population (n=415)
  43. 43. “What kind of information about transport should the government provide to the public in Nairobi?” 43 51% 50% 40% 37% 18% 10% 0% 1% 54% 44% 41% 49% 8% 8% 1% 1% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Road changes/repair Current traffic conditions New projects Traffic control measures/technology Public transport maps Expenditure Updates about fare Road safety compaign DK General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401)
  44. 44. 44 Air Quality in Nairobi City County
  45. 45. “What is your opinion of the air in Nairobi?” 45 15% 3% 26% 43% 12% 1% 14% 3% 32% 42% 9% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% It is good It is very good It is bad It is very bad It is in between (neither bad nor good) Not sure General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) “Do you think it (the air) affects your health?” 93% 93% 1% 1%6% 6% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=288) Households with Cars (n=294) YES NO Not sure
  46. 46. 46 Nairobi National Park
  47. 47. “Have you ever visited Nairobi National Park?” 47 60% 75% 40% 25% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% General Population (n=415) Households with Cars (n=401) YES NO
  48. 48. “Have you ever visited Nairobi National Park?” 48 86% 78% 14% 22% 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Car Owners (General Population); n=91 Car Owners (Households with Cars) ; n=322 YES NO
  49. 49. For further information contact: Dr. Jackie Klopp Associate Research Scholar Center for Sustainable Urban Development Earth Institute, Columbia University +254 705 788 759 jmklopp@gmail.com Victor Rateng Project Manager - Opinion Polls victor.rateng@ipsos.com Follow us on twitter: @IpsosKe 49

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