I have attached Q&A document using materials from the chat area.
The CTPP previously used the decennial Census "long form," but the
American Community Survey (ACS) has replaced the "long form" and the
2010 Census is a short-form only census. For people who need basic
information about the ACS, I recommend the Census Bureau's COMPASS
Among the several presentations are an overview and one on data
Here is a link to a copy of the (2010) ACS questionnaire:
Some of the questions have been modified from the 2005 implementation of
the ACS. The questions on disability were changed in 2008.
Here is a link to the NCHRP report 588: A Guidebook for Using ACS Data
for Transportation Planning, completed by Cambridge Systematics in 2007.
mmunity_Survey_Da_156802.aspx The full pdf is 10 mg.
FHWA Office of Planning
206-220-4460 (in Seattle)