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Daniel Howard inside Santa Clara County November 6, 2019, 4:17 PM

1. Are there additional areas of analysis we should consider exploring?
The speed limit is too high to achieve zero traffic deaths.


2. Is this draft policy heading in the right direction?
Yes


3. On a scale of 1 to 5 (5 = strongly support), how strongly do you support this proposed policy?
3


4. Do you have any other input on the Draft Vision Zero Policy?
Eliminate fatal collisions by 2030 and also halve fatal collisions by 2030?


7. Which actions do you think are most critical to the success of Vision Zero?
Engineering (Infrastructure)


9. Do you have any other comments on Vision Zero?
Middlefield is nice but folks are often crossing mid block. The speed limit should be lower. A 25 MPH speed limit would be safer for the crossing pedestrians, the bicyclists, the folks in automobiles, and consistent with the 25 MPH speed limit in Palo Alto.


10. How do you identify?
Male


11. Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


12. How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
White or Caucasian


13. What is your age group?
35-49 years


14. What is your home zip code?
94085


15. What is the zip code of your place of work or study?
Other - 94025


16. Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
$200,000 or more


17. Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Employed

Stuart Eichert inside Santa Clara County October 27, 2019, 2:31 PM

1. Are there additional areas of analysis we should consider exploring?
What percentage of the KSI victims were Mountain View residents?


2. Is this draft policy heading in the right direction?
Yes


3. On a scale of 1 to 5 (5 = strongly support), how strongly do you support this proposed policy?
3


4. Do you have any other input on the Draft Vision Zero Policy?
Getting to absolutely 0 fatal collisions probably won't be worth the money, resources, and focus. People die in other ways, like fires in old buildings without sprinklers.


10. How do you identify?
Prefer not to respond


11. Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


12. How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
Other - I don't


13. What is your age group?
35-49 years


14. What is your home zip code?
94043


15. What is the zip code of your place of work or study?
94043


16. Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
Prefer not to respond


17. Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Prefer not to respond

Name not shown inside Santa Clara County October 26, 2019, 12:47 PM

1. Are there additional areas of analysis we should consider exploring?
The analysis scope seems fine, although I couldn't see what "KSI" meant until much later.


2. Is this draft policy heading in the right direction?
Yes


3. On a scale of 1 to 5 (5 = strongly support), how strongly do you support this proposed policy?
5 - Strongly support


4. Do you have any other input on the Draft Vision Zero Policy?
THANK YOU!! (but I do have other input!)


10. How do you identify?
Male


11. Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


12. How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
White or Caucasian


13. What is your age group?
60-69 years


14. What is your home zip code?
94040


15. What is the zip code of your place of work or study?
94043


16. Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
$100,000 - $199,999


17. Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Prefer not to respond


5. Do these actions address the goals of Vision Zero?
Yes


6. What other actions would you like to see considered?
1. Normalize KSI demographics based on pedestrian population (vs. general population) 2. The role of legislation seems underrepresented.


7. Which actions do you think are most critical to the success of Vision Zero?
Engineering (Infrastructure), Enforcement & Emergency Response


8. Who else should we be engaging in this process?
Legislators. They may be needed to pass laws to permit traffic control features, e.g., red light cameras.


9. Do you have any other comments on Vision Zero?
As a daily pedestrian for many years, I can attest to rampant red light running. The state of Oregon has red light cameras; why can't we? There may be N challenges, but please adopt a success-oriented attitude to overcome the challenges. If legislation needed, perhaps we can ask our legislators to push for that.

The other big pedestrian risk are drivers who turn right while looking left for oncoming traffic (instead of the ped to their right). At least once/week, I would be a KSI if I trusted all drivers to see where they were turning. Please brainstorm the best ways to address this high source of risk.

Name not shown inside Santa Clara County October 25, 2019, 10:05 PM

1. Are there additional areas of analysis we should consider exploring?
I'm curious about the safety of Tesla's self-driving abilities. I see lots of close calls when out walking and frequently the cars I see ignoring Pedestrian right of way are Teslas.


2. Is this draft policy heading in the right direction?
Yes


3. On a scale of 1 to 5 (5 = strongly support), how strongly do you support this proposed policy?
5 - Strongly support


4. Do you have any other input on the Draft Vision Zero Policy?
An intersection I see lots of close calls at is Castro and Californa. Cars turning left around the circular median often come quickly towards pedestrians. Perhaps there is a way to make it easier for drivers to see there or remind them to check for pedestrians.


5. Do these actions address the goals of Vision Zero?
Yes


6. What other actions would you like to see considered?
It could be helpful if there was a way people could report close calls so we can learn more about places that could use improvement.


7. Which actions do you think are most critical to the success of Vision Zero?
Engineering (Infrastructure), Evaluation, Enforcement & Emergency Response , Education & Encouragement , Engagement & Equity


8. Who else should we be engaging in this process?
I'm curious why Los Altos has fewer fatalities.


9. Do you have any other comments on Vision Zero?
We moved here from Portland, OR about a year ago and it is very noticeable that drivers in this area are less likely to stop when people are trying to cross the street, even with a stroller. I don't know how to change that but I would like it if there was a way to make drivers more polite.


10. How do you identify?
Female


11. Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


12. How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
White or Caucasian


13. What is your age group?
18-34 years


14. What is your home zip code?
94041


15. What is the zip code of your place of work or study?
94041


16. Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
$200,000 or more


17. Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Work at home / Homemaker

Serge Bonte inside Santa Clara County October 24, 2019, 1:10 PM

1. Are there additional areas of analysis we should consider exploring?
Areas shared with other bordering cities


2. Is this draft policy heading in the right direction?
Yes


3. On a scale of 1 to 5 (5 = strongly support), how strongly do you support this proposed policy?
4


4. Do you have any other input on the Draft Vision Zero Policy?
There should be a statement that any policy should be complementary (vs. conflicting) with efforts to promote walking and biking in Mountain View.


5. Do these actions address the goals of Vision Zero?
Other - Yes, but PLEASE add a walker on your encouragement icon (it's not all about bikes)


6. What other actions would you like to see considered?
For Evaluation, please add walking counters too. (Hint: if available start mining beg buttons statistics)


7. Which actions do you think are most critical to the success of Vision Zero?
Engineering (Infrastructure)


8. Who else should we be engaging in this process?
Walkers. Not a very organized group but important to engage with populations who walk in Mountain View: seniors, students, dog owners, ... In my opinion their voice is rarely heard.


9. Do you have any other comments on Vision Zero?
Mentioned during the El Camino StreetScape Plan, mid streets pedestrian refuges are critical. I just noticed that the crosswalks by Grant and El Camino have all a mid street "beg button" but no safe place for pedestrians. So clearly we think of folks being stranded in the middle of el Camino....we should think of their safety beyond a beg button.


10. How do you identify?
Male


11. Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


12. How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
White or Caucasian


13. What is your age group?
50-59 years


14. What is your home zip code?
94040


15. What is the zip code of your place of work or study?
Other - santa clara


16. Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
Prefer not to respond


17. Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Employed

Name not shown inside Santa Clara County October 22, 2019, 6:59 PM

1. Are there additional areas of analysis we should consider exploring?
Significant increases in bus (and other public transit) service. While safety improvements to the roads can probably *reduce* fatality rates, the only way to actually drive fatalities to zero is to substantially reduce vehicle miles travelled in the City. Some of that can be accomplished by improving bike/pedestrian access (e.g., removing parking spaces and car lanes to install wide, well paved, protected bike lanes/paths). But that still leaves a lot of trips that could be moved to public transit, but the bus service (and other facilities, like dedicated bus lanes and traffic signal priority) isn't in place to make that viable yet. Furthermore, when fewer people are driving, then we don't need as wide or fast of roads and we don't need as much parking, and so can justify using more road space for buses/pedestrians/bikes.


2. Is this draft policy heading in the right direction?
Other - yes, but nowhere near ambitious enough


3. On a scale of 1 to 5 (5 = strongly support), how strongly do you support this proposed policy?
4


4. Do you have any other input on the Draft Vision Zero Policy?
be ambitious! We're talking about saving lives, both by reducing accidents, but also by indirectly reducing pollution and increasing healthier modes of transportation.


5. Do these actions address the goals of Vision Zero?
Other - We will need budget for operations--e.g., if we run more buses, we need to pay for buses/operators. That doesn't seem to be captured well.


6. What other actions would you like to see considered?
It needs to more explicitly address moving large numbers of trips from single-occupancy vehicles to transit.


7. Which actions do you think are most critical to the success of Vision Zero?
Engineering (Infrastructure), Engagement & Equity , Evaluation, Education & Encouragement , Enforcement & Emergency Response


8. Who else should we be engaging in this process?
neighboring cities; the VTA; Caltrans; major employers who run bus networks; MVLA and MVWSD school districts, because all of those organizations influence heavily how transportation works in the City.


10. How do you identify?
Male


11. Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


12. How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
White or Caucasian


13. What is your age group?
18-34 years


14. What is your home zip code?
94043


15. What is the zip code of your place of work or study?
94043


16. Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
$100,000 - $199,999


17. Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Employed

Name not shown inside Santa Clara County September 4, 2019, 4:51 PM

Do you own or have access to a motor vehicle (like a car, van, truck, or motorcycle) that you can drive? Select all that apply.
Yes, my own vehicle


Do you own or have regular access to a bicycle?
No, I do not have access to a bicycle


In general, how do you typically get to work, school, or other places that you travel to regularly? Please select all that apply.
Drive alone, Public transit, including CalTrain, light rail, and/or buses


Do you ever ride a bicycle in Mountain View to do any of the following? Check all that apply.
I never ride a bicycle in Mountain View


Do you ever ride a bicycle in Mountain View to connect to transit (Caltrain, light rail, or bus)?
Never


Which statement describes you?
I ride a bike only on quiet streets, sidewalks and trails.


How familiar would you say you are with bike share programs?
Somewhat familiar


What is your opinion of the free-floating, dockless bike share?
Very favorable


How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements about bike share in Mountain View (1=Strongly Agree, 2=Somewhat Agree, 3=Neither, 4=Somewhat Agree, or 5=Strongly Disagree)?



How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements starting with: "I would be more likely to use bike share in the future if..."



Did you use bike share in Mountain View?
Yes


On average, how often did you use bike share when it was available?
Occasionally (every few months)


Did you use bike share to travel to or from transit?
Yes, to or from Caltrain


How did you first learn about bike share?
Social media


How would you describe the price of bike share in Mountain View?
Reasonable


Were the general requirements for where to park shared bikes clear?
Clear


Were the requirements for where to park shared bikes in Downtown clear (geofenced restricted areas with parking only allowed in specific zones)?
Clear


Think about the last time you took a bike share trip. If bike share was not available, how would you have traveled instead?
Walked


For what types of trips did you use bike share in Mountain View?
Recreation / exercise, Social activity / visiting friends and family


When you used bike share in Mountain View, how would you rank the quality of the service on a scale of 1 through 5 (1 being the lowest score and 5 being the highest score) for the following?



What is your age group?
18 - 34


Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
White or Caucasian


How do you identify?
Male


Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
$200,000+


Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Employed

Name not shown inside Santa Clara County September 2, 2019, 10:30 PM

Do you own or have access to a motor vehicle (like a car, van, truck, or motorcycle) that you can drive? Select all that apply.
No, I don't have regular access to a motor vehicle that I can drive


Do you own or have regular access to a bicycle?
Yes, I have access to a working bicycle


In general, how do you typically get to work, school, or other places that you travel to regularly? Please select all that apply.
Public transit, including CalTrain, light rail, and/or buses, Bicycle, Walk


Do you ever ride a bicycle in Mountain View to do any of the following? Check all that apply.
To go to work, To run errands, like go to the store or the bank, To go to restaurants, cafes, or coffee shops, For exercise/recreation (round trip without a specific destination)


Do you ever ride a bicycle in Mountain View to connect to transit (Caltrain, light rail, or bus)?
Sometimes


Which statement describes you?
I ride a bike on streets with bike lanes as well as quiet streets and trails.


How familiar would you say you are with bike share programs?
Not so familiar


What is your opinion of the free-floating, dockless bike share?
Somewhat favorable


How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements about bike share in Mountain View (1=Strongly Agree, 2=Somewhat Agree, 3=Neither, 4=Somewhat Agree, or 5=Strongly Disagree)?



How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements starting with: "I would be more likely to use bike share in the future if..."



Did you use bike share in Mountain View?
No


What is your age group?
18 - 34


Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
Asian or Asian American


How do you identify?
Male


Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
Decline to state


Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Employed

Name not shown inside Santa Clara County August 30, 2019, 4:25 PM

Do you own or have access to a motor vehicle (like a car, van, truck, or motorcycle) that you can drive? Select all that apply.
Yes, my own vehicle


Do you own or have regular access to a bicycle?
Yes, I have access to a working bicycle


In general, how do you typically get to work, school, or other places that you travel to regularly? Please select all that apply.
Drive alone


Do you ever ride a bicycle in Mountain View to do any of the following? Check all that apply.
For exercise/recreation (round trip without a specific destination)


Do you ever ride a bicycle in Mountain View to connect to transit (Caltrain, light rail, or bus)?
Never


Which statement describes you?
I ride a bike only on quiet streets, sidewalks and trails.


How familiar would you say you are with bike share programs?
Somewhat familiar


What is your opinion of the free-floating, dockless bike share?
Not at all favorable


How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements about bike share in Mountain View (1=Strongly Agree, 2=Somewhat Agree, 3=Neither, 4=Somewhat Agree, or 5=Strongly Disagree)?



How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements starting with: "I would be more likely to use bike share in the future if..."



Besides the responses you have already given, do you have any other comments or suggestions about bike share in Mountain View?
Abandoned bikes all over various neighborhoods contributes to blight


Did you use bike share in Mountain View?
No


What is your age group?
50 - 59


Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino(a)?
No


How do you identify racially? (Select all that apply.)
White or Caucasian


How do you identify?
Male


Which group includes your household's annual income from all sources?
Decline to state


Which of the following describes your employment status? (Select all that apply)
Employed

Name not shown inside Santa Clara County August 26, 2019, 10:22 PM

1. When did you travel the California Street corridor most recently? (approximate date, day of week, time of day)
6pm today, Aug 26


2. Where were you coming from? (street and cross street, neighborhood, city)
City Hall


3. Where were you traveling to? (street and cross street, neighborhood, city)
The Crossings


4. How did you travel along or across the corridor?
Rode a bike


5. Please rate the following statements on a scale from 1 (strongly agree) to 5 (strongly disagree)



6. How often do you travel the California Street corridor?
Daily / Multiple times a week


7. Do you have further comments on the California Street pop up protected bikeway?
I didn't commute in the direction that had the bikeway while it was there... It wasn't around for long. I do remember commuting on the other side of the street and looking at it longingly.

I've been doored once while commuting along California St's bike lanes.


8. If the City were to implement protected bikeways, where would you like them to be prioritized? (street name and limits)
California St., Middlefield Rd.


9. Which statement describes you?
I ride a bike on streets with bike lanes as well as quiet streets and trails.


10. How do you identify?
Male


11. What is your age group?
20 to 34 years