This study is being conducted on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation, District 7 and in partnership with Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties by Resource Systems Group, Inc.

Who is conducting the Tampa Bay Regional Travel Surveys?

The Tampa Bay Regional Travel Surveys Program is being conducted by Resource Systems Group, Inc. (RSG) on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation, District 7 (FDOT D7), in partnership with the transportation agencies in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties. RSG conducts market research on behalf of both public- and private-sector clients using software applications, smartphones, websites, surveys, computers, tablets, and other means of collecting data. The data RSG collects is governed by this privacy policy.

In the event of a conflict between the terms of the Project-Specific Documentation below and the terms of RSG's privacy policy, the terms in the Project-Specific Documentation below will govern.

What are we collecting?

RSG will need to collect and use certain personal information from you for this survey, including:

  • Travel information — for example, trips you make, location information, travel time, and travel mode
  • Demographics — for example, age, income, and ethnicity to ensure that the survey sample reflects the population of the survey region.
  • Contact information — for example, an email address or phone number for the purposes of sending survey reminders and distributing gift cards.
  • Computer settings — for example, screen size and internet protocol (IP) addresses.

How are we using this data?

RSG and FDOT D7 will use your data to:,

  • Understand day-to-day travel across the Tampa Bay region.
  • Understand long-distance travel to and from the Tampa Bay region.
  • Help FDOT D7 to propose practical transportation investments and prioritize the improvements that best fit residents' needs.
  • Contact you about the status of your survey and provide support.
  • Optimize your survey experience.
  • Contact you to provide an incentive for completion (if applicable).

Who we share this data with?

RSG will share your data with:

  • FDOT D7 and the transportation agencies in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.
  • An email automation software provider to issue emails for this survey.
  • A call center to conduct survey support phone calls.
  • A printing firm to print and mail survey materials.

RSG's privacy policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to individuals that we do not employ or manage.

Can you change your mind?

Yes. You may remove your consent at any time by contacting RSG.

RSG may be reached at:

Attn: Data Privacy Officer
RSG
55 Railroad Row White River Junction, VT 05001
(802) 295-4999
dataprivacy@rsginc.com

The study organizers may be reached at: help@tampabaysurveys.com or 1 (813) 200-5650.