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Should there be development controls and incentives in Silicon Valley to better balance land uses to reduce the distance of travel between jobs and housing?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 90.6% 889
No 9.4% 92

What ideas do you have to better balance jobs and housing in the Bay Area?

Answered
701
Skipped
290

How important are the following projects to you? (Please check box to rank each project high, medium or low)

ACE Train - Expands daily round trip service from 4 to 10 trains; Adds parking to Centerville Station
Response Percent Response Count
High 32.1% 315
Medium 30.0% 295
Low 36.3% 356
Amtrak Capitol Corridor - Realigns service to “Coast Line” for improved travel time and builds new Fremont Station at Ardenwood Park and Ride Lot
Response Percent Response Count
High 25.9% 254
Medium 32.2% 316
Low 39.4% 387
Dumbarton Express Bus - Improves service frequency and travel time with transit signal priority and queue jump lanes.
Response Percent Response Count
High 34.1% 335
Medium 32.3% 317
Low 31.5% 309
Dumbarton Rail - Provides new rail service across Bay connecting Redwood City, Menlo Park, Newark, Fremont and Union City.
Response Percent Response Count
High 56.3% 553
Medium 22.9% 225
Low 19.2% 189
State Route 262/Mission Blvd. Upgrade - Provides new freeway lanes connecting I-880 and I-680, passing under Warm Springs Blvd and Mohave Dr.; Upgrades interchange at 680/Mission
Response Percent Response Count
High 65.2% 640
Medium 20.8% 204
Low 12.7% 125
I-680 Interchange Upgrades (Mission, Washington, Auto Mall) - Improve freeway interchanges at Mission Blvd, Washington Blvd, and Auto Mall Pkwy for better traffic operations and access for people walking and bicycling
Response Percent Response Count
High 66.0% 648
Medium 19.8% 194
Low 12.9% 127
I-880 Interchange Upgrade (Decoto) - Improves freeway interchange at Decoto Road. Better traffic operations and access for people walking and bicycling
Response Percent Response Count
High 55.9% 549
Medium 25.7% 252
Low 16.9% 166

What is your level of concern about traffic congestion? Please indicate high, medium, or low.

Commute Time
Response Percent Response Count
High 77.8% 769
Medium 14.6% 144
Low 6.9% 68
Neighborhood Impact
Response Percent Response Count
High 71.5% 707
Medium 20.1% 199
Low 7.4% 73
Local Access & Circulation
Response Percent Response Count
High 69.1% 683
Medium 23.0% 227
Low 6.9% 68

Where does traffic congestion impact you the most? Please provide the nearest cross streets.

Answered
905
Skipped
86

What other concerns do you have about traffic congestion?

Answered
724
Skipped
267

Which planning efforts are most important to you? Please check your top three priorities.

Response Percent Response Count
Traffic Signal Modernization: Upgrades all 220 of Fremont’s traffic signals with new hardware, software, detection systems and interconnected communications to significantly improve traffic flow and allow priority for emergency vehicles and transit buses. 70.4% 676
AC Transit Modernization Plan: Reorganizes existing local transit services to provide higher frequency bus service on main corridors like Fremont Blvd and shifts to an on-demand “Flex” service in lower density areas. 38.4% 369
Pedestrian Master Plan: Improves the safety and convenience of walking in Fremont by enhancing roadway crossings with signals, beacons, and more visible crosswalks, closes gaps in sidewalks; and improves sidewalk conditions. 36.0% 346
Bike Master Plan: Improves the safety, comfort and convenience of bicycling in Fremont for “all ages and abilities” by building a connected network of protected bikeways; and by getting a bike share system. 34.1% 327
Trail System Development Strategy: Develops a strategy for funding and maintaining more urban trails in Fremont along 12 corridors including the Bay Trail, the East Bay Greenway, and the Niles Canyon Trail. 29.5% 283
Safe Route to Schools Plan: Implements recommendations from school access safety audits recently completed for all 42 Fremont public schools to encourage more walking and biking to local neighborhood schools. 65.1% 625

The Bay Area’s goal is to decrease Drive Alone travel by 10% by 2040. Fremont’s current Drive Alone rate is 73%. What should Fremont’s Drive Alone rate goal be?

Average
51.80
Total
44339.00
Count
856
Skipped
135

What would encourage you to walk, bike, or take transit more?

Answered
847
Skipped
144

Should navigation apps be regulated to reduce impact to local streets?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 66.6% 657
No 33.4% 330

How frequently do you use navigation apps?

Response Percent Response Count
Regularly 53.7% 531
Occasionally 37.7% 372
Never 8.6% 85

What ideas do you have to further improve traffic safety in Fremont?

Answered
648
Skipped
343

How do you feel about Fremont’s smart mobility efforts? Nervous or Excited?

Smart Signals: Enhances traffic signals for optimal efficiency and safety with the ability to “talk” with cars, buses, emergency vehicles, and with people walking and bicycling.
Response Percent Response Count
Nervous 17.9% 175
Excited 79.7% 780
Smart Parking: Provides real-time parking information and availability via a smart phone app, website, and electronic display signs. Priority projects include the Centerville Train depot, Central Park, and the Downtown/City Center area.
Response Percent Response Count
Nervous 12.6% 123
Excited 82.0% 803
On-Demand Shuttles: Offers a shared, self-driving shuttle service with requests placed via a smartphone app in the Downtown/City Center and Warm Springs areas.
Response Percent Response Count
Nervous 24.9% 244
Excited 70.5% 690
Electric Vehicle Charging: Expands the network of publicly accessible electric vehicle charging stations and provides location and availability information via a smart phone app.
Response Percent Response Count
Nervous 14.7% 144
Excited 78.0% 764
Mobility as a Service: Provides real-time mobility information allowing users to select their travel choice based on cost, time, and convenience through their smart phone app.
Response Percent Response Count
Nervous 12.9% 126
Excited 81.4% 797

What other ideas do you have to prepare Fremont for emerging transportation technologies?

Answered
364
Skipped
627
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July 21, 2018, 3:01 PM
  • Should there be development controls and incentives in Silicon Valley to better balance land uses to reduce the distance of travel between jobs and housing?
    • No
  • What ideas do you have to better balance jobs and housing in the Bay Area?
    No response.
  • How important are the following projects to you? (Please check box to rank each project high, medium or low)
    • ACE Train - Expands daily round trip service from 4 to 10 trains; Adds parking to Centerville Station - High
    • Amtrak Capitol Corridor - Realigns service to “Coast Line” for improved travel time and builds new Fremont Station at Ardenwood Park and Ride Lot - Medium
    • Dumbarton Express Bus - Improves service frequency and travel time with transit signal priority and queue jump lanes. - High
    • Dumbarton Rail - Provides new rail service across Bay connecting Redwood City, Menlo Park, Newark, Fremont and Union City. - High
    • State Route 262/Mission Blvd. Upgrade - Provides new freeway lanes connecting I-880 and I-680, passing under Warm Springs Blvd and Mohave Dr.; Upgrades interchange at 680/Mission - High
    • I-680 Interchange Upgrades (Mission, Washington, Auto Mall) - Improve freeway interchanges at Mission Blvd, Washington Blvd, and Auto Mall Pkwy for better traffic operations and access for people walking and bicycling - High
    • I-880 Interchange Upgrade (Decoto) - Improves freeway interchange at Decoto Road. Better traffic operations and access for people walking and bicycling - Low
  • What is your level of concern about traffic congestion? Please indicate high, medium, or low.
    • Commute Time - Medium
    • Neighborhood Impact - High
    • Local Access & Circulation - High
  • Where does traffic congestion impact you the most? Please provide the nearest cross streets.
    680 through 880 via mission
  • What other concerns do you have about traffic congestion?
    No response.
  • Which planning efforts are most important to you? Please check your top three priorities.
    • Traffic Signal Modernization: Upgrades all 220 of Fremont’s traffic signals with new hardware, software, detection systems and interconnected communications to significantly improve traffic flow and allow priority for emergency vehicles and transit buses.
    • AC Transit Modernization Plan: Reorganizes existing local transit services to provide higher frequency bus service on main corridors like Fremont Blvd and shifts to an on-demand “Flex” service in lower density areas.
    • Safe Route to Schools Plan: Implements recommendations from school access safety audits recently completed for all 42 Fremont public schools to encourage more walking and biking to local neighborhood schools.
  • The Bay Area’s goal is to decrease Drive Alone travel by 10% by 2040. Fremont’s current Drive Alone rate is 73%. What should Fremont’s Drive Alone rate goal be?
    25
  • What would encourage you to walk, bike, or take transit more?

    Bike lanes and more frequent public transit

  • Should navigation apps be regulated to reduce impact to local streets?
    • No
  • How frequently do you use navigation apps?
    • Regularly
  • What ideas do you have to further improve traffic safety in Fremont?
    No response.
  • How do you feel about Fremont’s smart mobility efforts? Nervous or Excited?
    • Smart Signals: Enhances traffic signals for optimal efficiency and safety with the ability to “talk” with cars, buses, emergency vehicles, and with people walking and bicycling. - Excited
    • Smart Parking: Provides real-time parking information and availability via a smart phone app, website, and electronic display signs. Priority projects include the Centerville Train depot, Central Park, and the Downtown/City Center area. - Excited
    • On-Demand Shuttles: Offers a shared, self-driving shuttle service with requests placed via a smartphone app in the Downtown/City Center and Warm Springs areas. - Excited
    • Electric Vehicle Charging: Expands the network of publicly accessible electric vehicle charging stations and provides location and availability information via a smart phone app. - Nervous
    • Mobility as a Service: Provides real-time mobility information allowing users to select their travel choice based on cost, time, and convenience through their smart phone app. - Excited
  • What other ideas do you have to prepare Fremont for emerging transportation technologies?
    No response.
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Problem 1: Silicon Valley’s Extreme Jobs/ Housing Imbalance

Silicon Valley has significantly more jobs than households, creating long commutes through Fremont from the East Bay, Tri-Valley, and Central Valley.

Did you know? 
In four years, Silicon Valley added
•    152,000 Jobs
•    28,000 Housing
•    65,000 Daily Commuters from San Joaquin County to Bay Area
 
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