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1. Mountain View is committed to long term community investment. We want to hear from you about your priorities. On a scale of 1-5 with 1 being the most important to you and 5 being the least important, rate the following project categories:

a. Parks & Environment (park facility upgrades, acquiring land for additional parks, environmental sustainability efforts).
Response Percent Response Count
1 26.3% 26
2 21.2% 21
3 20.2% 20
4 21.2% 21
5 11.1% 11
b. Economic Vitality (attracting and retaining businesses).
Response Percent Response Count
1 15.2% 15
2 19.2% 19
3 30.3% 30
4 18.2% 18
5 14.1% 14
c. Affordable Housing (providing housing that is accessible to our citizens at all income levels).
Response Percent Response Count
1 40.4% 40
2 21.2% 21
3 15.2% 15
4 9.1% 9
5 14.1% 14
d. Public Safety Facilities and Equipment (police, fire and 911 services).
Response Percent Response Count
1 31.3% 31
2 20.2% 20
3 27.3% 27
4 12.1% 12
5 7.1% 7
e. Reducing traffic congestion (improvements to transit, rail, crossings, shuttle services).
Response Percent Response Count
1 32.3% 32
2 24.2% 24
3 10.1% 10
4 15.2% 15
5 17.2% 17
f. Pedestrian/Cyclist safety projects (crosswalks, intersection upgrades, bike lanes, sidewalks, safe routes to schools).
Response Percent Response Count
1 31.3% 31
2 18.2% 18
3 16.2% 16
4 12.1% 12
5 20.2% 20
g. Other (please describe below).
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.1% 11
2 1.0% 1
3 1.0% 1
4 2.0% 2
5 9.1% 9

Other:

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2. Mountain View needs more transportation options and better transit alternatives to ease congestion. We want to hear from you about your priorities to improve transportation and transit. Click on each title to learn more, then prioritize the projects.

Average priorities over 99 responses
  1. Description:

    Two grade separation projects; one at Rengstorff and the other at Castro Street.  Projects are designed to separate the road crossings from the Caltrain tracks improving traffic, bicycle & pedestrian circulation while supporting more frequent train service.

    Estimated Cost:

    Castro Street: $50 million

    Rengstorff: $150 million

    Two Rail/Road Grade Separations
  2. Description:

    Bike/pedestrian improvements throughout the City, including extending the Stevens Creek Trail to Mountain View High School.

    Estimated Cost:

    Between $40-$60 million

    Active Transportation
  3. Description:

    Improvements to the Downtown Transit Center to accommodate the current and anticipated Caltrain/Light Rail/Bus and Shuttle ridership.

    Estimated Cost:

    To be determined upon additional study*

    *Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.

    Transit Center Improvements
  4. Description:

    Automated and separated transit system connecting the Downtown Transit Center with the North Bayshore commercial/office/residential area.

    Estimated Cost:

    Between $50 and $130 million per mile to construct, and $5-9 million per year to operate for the approximately 4-6 miles of transit being studied

    Automated Guideway Transit
  5. Description:

    New access across Highway 101 to support transit, pedestrian and bicycle traffic in and out of the North Bayshore Area.

    Estimated Cost:

    To be determined upon additional study*

    *Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.

    New Charleston Road Undercrossing
  6. Description:

    New access across Stevens Creek to support transit, pedestrian and bicycle access in and out of the North Bayshore Area.

    Estimated Cost:

    To be determined upon additional study*

    *Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.

    Connecting the NASA light rail station to North Bayshore
  7. Description:

    Operating costs to maintain and expand a community shuttle.

    Estimated Cost:

    To be determined upon additional study*

    *Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.

    Community Shuttle

3. Would you support an increase in the business license tax with large companies paying substantially more than small businesses?

Response Percent Response Count
Definitely Yes 50.5% 50
Probably Yes 32.3% 32
Probably No 4.0% 4
Definitely No 6.1% 6
Undecided 7.1% 7

If yes, should the revenue be targeted to transit improvements?

Response Percent Response Count
Definitely Yes 33.7% 33
Probably Yes 40.8% 40
Probably No 3.1% 3
Definitely No 6.1% 6
Undecided 16.3% 16

4. If Mountain View were to legalize the retail sale of cannabis, would you support a local tax on it?

Response Percent Response Count
Definitely Yes 69.7% 69
Probably Yes 16.2% 16
Probably No 5.1% 5
Definitely No 8.1% 8
Undecided 1.0% 1

5. Would you support an increase in the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT or hotel guest tax) to support critical community needs?

Response Percent Response Count
Definitely Yes 29.3% 29
Probably Yes 38.4% 38
Probably No 6.1% 6
Definitely No 16.2% 16
Undecided 10.1% 10
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April 14, 2018, 9:37 AM
  • 1. Mountain View is committed to long term community investment. We want to hear from you about your priorities. On a scale of 1-5 with 1 being the most important to you and 5 being the least important, rate the following project categories:
    • a. Parks & Environment (park facility upgrades, acquiring land for additional parks, environmental sustainability efforts). - 5
    • b. Economic Vitality (attracting and retaining businesses). - 4
    • c. Affordable Housing (providing housing that is accessible to our citizens at all income levels). - 1
    • d. Public Safety Facilities and Equipment (police, fire and 911 services). - 4
    • e. Reducing traffic congestion (improvements to transit, rail, crossings, shuttle services). - 3
    • f. Pedestrian/Cyclist safety projects (crosswalks, intersection upgrades, bike lanes, sidewalks, safe routes to schools). - 5
  • Other:
    No response.
  • 2. Mountain View needs more transportation options and better transit alternatives to ease congestion. We want to hear from you about your priorities to improve transportation and transit. Click on each title to learn more, then prioritize the projects.
    1. Description:

      Bike/pedestrian improvements throughout the City, including extending the Stevens Creek Trail to Mountain View High School.

      Estimated Cost:

      Between $40-$60 million

      Active Transportation
    2. Description:

      Improvements to the Downtown Transit Center to accommodate the current and anticipated Caltrain/Light Rail/Bus and Shuttle ridership.

      Estimated Cost:

      To be determined upon additional study*

      *Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.

      Transit Center Improvements
    3. Description:

      Automated and separated transit system connecting the Downtown Transit Center with the North Bayshore commercial/office/residential area.

      Estimated Cost:

      Between $50 and $130 million per mile to construct, and $5-9 million per year to operate for the approximately 4-6 miles of transit being studied

      Automated Guideway Transit
  • 3. Would you support an increase in the business license tax with large companies paying substantially more than small businesses?
    • Definitely Yes
  • If yes, should the revenue be targeted to transit improvements?
    • Definitely Yes
  • 4. If Mountain View were to legalize the retail sale of cannabis, would you support a local tax on it?
    • Definitely No
  • 5. Would you support an increase in the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT or hotel guest tax) to support critical community needs?
    • Definitely No
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a. Parks & Environment (park facility upgrades, acquiring land for additional parks, environmental sustainability efforts).
b. Economic Vitality (attracting and retaining businesses).
c. Affordable Housing (providing housing that is accessible to our citizens at all income levels).
d. Public Safety Facilities and Equipment (police, fire and 911 services).
e. Reducing traffic congestion (improvements to transit, rail, crossings, shuttle services).
f. Pedestrian/Cyclist safety projects (crosswalks, intersection upgrades, bike lanes, sidewalks, safe routes to schools).
g. Other (please describe below).
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Description:

Two grade separation projects; one at Rengstorff and the other at Castro Street.  Projects are designed to separate the road crossings from the Caltrain tracks improving traffic, bicycle & pedestrian circulation while supporting more frequent train service.

Estimated Cost:

Castro Street: $50 million

Rengstorff: $150 million

Description:

Bike/pedestrian improvements throughout the City, including extending the Stevens Creek Trail to Mountain View High School.

Estimated Cost:

Between $40-$60 million

Description:

Automated and separated transit system connecting the Downtown Transit Center with the North Bayshore commercial/office/residential area.

Estimated Cost:

Between $50 and $130 million per mile to construct, and $5-9 million per year to operate for the approximately 4-6 miles of transit being studied

Description:

New access across Highway 101 to support transit, pedestrian and bicycle traffic in and out of the North Bayshore Area.

Estimated Cost:

To be determined upon additional study*

*Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.

Description:

New access across Stevens Creek to support transit, pedestrian and bicycle access in and out of the North Bayshore Area.

Estimated Cost:

To be determined upon additional study*

*Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.

Description:

Operating costs to maintain and expand a community shuttle.

Estimated Cost:

To be determined upon additional study*

*Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.

Description:

Improvements to the Downtown Transit Center to accommodate the current and anticipated Caltrain/Light Rail/Bus and Shuttle ridership.

Estimated Cost:

To be determined upon additional study*

*Likely to be tens to hundreds of millions.


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