Nearly 1,300 residents responded to a survey about U.S. 69 improvements that are being considered.
- The survey was conducted by mail with follow-ups by email between November 6–25, 2020
- 1,270 surveys were completed
- 852 from Overland Park (with at least 100 per City Council ward)
- 300 from Johnson County east of Lackman outside Overland Park
- 118 from eastern Miami County
- Excellent geographic distribution
- Demographics are similar to recent Census estimates
Overall, how important do you think it is to make improvements to U.S. 69 between 103rd and 179th Streets?
by percentage of respondents (excluding don’t know)
9 of 10 residents think it is important to make improvements to U.S. 69
(135th Street interchange mentioned most frequently)
Dissatisfaction with traffic flow on U.S. 69 between 103rd and 179th by Time of Day (based on experiences before the COVID-19 pandemic)
by percentage of respondents who were “very dissatisfied” or “dissatisfied” (without don’t know)
A majority were dissatisfied with traffic flow from 6–9 a.m. northbound and 3–6 p.m. southbound on weekdays
How does congestion on U.S. 69 compare to other highways in Kansas?
by percentage of respondents (including don’t know)
Nearly half think traffic flow is worse on U.S. 69 than other Kansas highways
Please rate how important the following issues should be in determining the types of improvements (if any) that could be made to U.S. 69 between 103rd and 179th Streets.
by percentage of respondents (without “don’t know”)
Driver safety and traffic slow are both very important issues
Of the issues listed previously, which do you think should be most important in determining the types of improvements (if any) that are made to U.S. 69 between 103rd and 179th Streets?
by percentage of respondents who selected the items as their TOP choice
Improving traffic flow is the #1 issue for residents