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How important are these draft strategies for making Flagstaff more walk and bike friendly?


My vision for WALKABILITY in Flagstaff is…

Answered
54
Skipped
8

My vision for BICYCLING in Flagstaff is…

Answered
60
Skipped
2

My vision for FUTS trails in Flagstaff is…

Answered
56
Skipped
6

1 Complete networks for walking and biking that are continuous, comfortable, attractive, convenient, and useful

Complete missing sidewalks along busy streets
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 3.2% 2
3 4.8% 3
4 16.1% 10
5 74.2% 46
Complete bike lanes on busy streets
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 1.6% 1
3 8.1% 5
4 16.1% 10
5 72.6% 45
Build new FUTS trails and close gaps in the FUTS system
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
3 9.7% 6
4 16.1% 10
5 71.0% 44
Add new street crossings, and enhance existing crossings for pedestrians and bicyclists
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 1.6% 1
3 17.7% 11
4 22.6% 14
5 54.8% 34
Provide bridges and tunnels for pedestrians and bicyclists where needed at interstates, the railroad, and busy streets
Response Percent Response Count
2 4.8% 3
3 11.3% 7
4 12.9% 8
5 71.0% 44
Incorporate directional signing on pedestrian and bicycle routes and networks
Response Percent Response Count
1 6.5% 4
2 14.5% 9
3 35.5% 22
4 21.0% 13
5 19.4% 12
Ensure that functional bike parking is available wherever cyclists want to go
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 12.9% 8
3 27.4% 17
4 24.2% 15
5 29.0% 18
Connects the FUTS trail system to the regional trails system, including Forest Service trails, the Loop Trail, and the Arizona Trail
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 8.1% 5
3 21.0% 13
4 25.8% 16
5 41.9% 26
Make all walking and biking facilities usable and accessible to all users
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.2% 2
2 11.3% 7
3 9.7% 6
4 35.5% 22
5 38.7% 24

2 Take care of what we have

Keep sidewalks, bike lanes, and FUTS trails well-maintained and free of obstructions and debris
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
3 8.2% 5
4 23.0% 14
5 67.2% 41
Clear snow and ice from sidewalks, bike lanes, and FUTS trails
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.3% 2
2 3.3% 2
3 9.8% 6
4 23.0% 14
5 60.7% 37
Close sidewalks, bike lanes, and FUTS trails for construction only when necessary, and provide detours or alternate facilities when closures are necessary
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.3% 2
2 3.3% 2
3 14.8% 9
4 26.2% 16
5 52.5% 32
Make sure that traffic signals work for pedestrians and bicyclists
Response Percent Response Count
3 14.8% 9
4 29.5% 18
5 55.7% 34
Reduce bike theft
Response Percent Response Count
1 6.6% 4
2 11.5% 7
3 34.4% 21
4 24.6% 15
5 19.7% 12
Work with the Police Department to address perceived safety concerns along FUTS trails
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.9% 3
2 11.5% 7
3 16.4% 10
4 31.1% 19
5 36.1% 22

3 Build a supportive environment for walking and biking

Provide better information to make it easier to walk and bike, such as online interactive maps and route planning
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 4.8% 3
3 37.1% 23
4 21.0% 13
5 30.6% 19
Promote community events that encourage walking and biking
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 8.1% 5
3 25.8% 16
4 27.4% 17
5 33.9% 21
Establish a bike share program
Response Percent Response Count
1 12.9% 8
2 17.7% 11
3 37.1% 23
4 11.3% 7
5 21.0% 13
Work with community partners, including public health, environmental groups, economic development, and tourism, to promote a walking and biking culture
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 9.7% 6
3 14.5% 9
4 25.8% 16
5 45.2% 28
Promote equity by making sure that low-income and other disadvantaged populations have equal opportunity for walking and biking
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 6.5% 4
3 12.9% 8
4 22.6% 14
5 53.2% 33

4 Improve safety for walking and biking through education and enforcement

Conduct safety classes as part of a comprehensive education program for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.9% 3
2 9.8% 6
3 26.2% 16
4 29.5% 18
5 26.2% 16
Re-establish a community Safe Route to School program to encourage kids to walk or bike to school
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.9% 3
2 1.6% 1
3 4.9% 3
4 31.1% 19
5 57.4% 35
Work with the Police Department on enforcement efforts that enhance safety for pedestrians and cyclists
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.9% 3
3 11.5% 7
4 39.3% 24
5 42.6% 26
Use safety campaigns to spread information about safety, courtesy, and good practices
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.9% 3
2 4.9% 3
3 19.7% 12
4 31.1% 19
5 37.7% 23
Promote user courtesy on FUTS trails
Response Percent Response Count
1 6.6% 4
2 11.5% 7
3 21.3% 13
4 29.5% 18
5 29.5% 18

5 Promote land use patterns, development practices, and street standards that support walking and biking

Promote land use patterns that are supportive of walking and biking, including compact, dense, mixed-use, and infill development
Response Percent Response Count
1 8.1% 5
2 1.6% 1
3 8.1% 5
4 16.1% 10
5 66.1% 41
Build new streets, and retrofit existing streets, to accommodate and be comfortable for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit, and vehicles
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 3.2% 2
3 6.5% 4
4 19.4% 12
5 69.4% 43
Promote the use of innovative facilities that encourage walking and biking
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 4.8% 3
3 19.4% 12
4 19.4% 12
5 51.6% 32

6 Use Travel Demand Management (TDM) as a guiding principle for transportation planning

Establish formal programs and policies to encourage more walking, biking, and transit and to reduce the demand for driving
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 4.8% 3
3 17.7% 11
4 19.4% 12
5 54.8% 34
Work with local employers to provide incentives to drive less and use more sustainable commute options, including flex-time, telecommuting, showers and changing rooms, and bike lockers
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 3.2% 2
3 14.5% 9
4 24.2% 15
5 53.2% 33
Work with NAU to promote student resources for attending NAU car-free
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 1.6% 1
3 6.5% 4
4 30.6% 19
5 56.5% 35

7 Assess how we’re doing for walking, biking, and trails

Conduct regular pedestrian and bicycle counts
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.2% 2
2 8.1% 5
3 25.8% 16
4 45.2% 28
5 17.7% 11
Analyze and use pedestrian and bicycle crash data to improve safety and reduce crashes
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 3.2% 2
3 16.1% 10
4 32.3% 20
5 45.2% 28
Encourage public feedback and community engagement regarding walking and biking issues
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 1.6% 1
3 14.5% 9
4 30.6% 19
5 51.6% 32
Seek national recognition for Flagstaff as a walkable and bikeable community
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.3% 7
2 11.3% 7
3 24.2% 15
4 21.0% 13
5 32.3% 20

Other questions (5 = strong support; 1 = no support)

I support the additional funding for pedestrian and bicycle facilities through renewal of the City’s transportation sales tax
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.2% 2
2 1.6% 1
3 1.6% 1
4 9.7% 6
5 82.3% 51
I support the construction of pedestrian and bicycle facilities in conjunction with new development or redevelopment
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.2% 2
3 1.6% 1
4 8.1% 5
5 87.1% 54
I support adding sidewalks and bike lanes where they missing, or making existing sidewalks and bike lanes wider, even if it means eliminating on-street parking or reducing the width of vehicle lanes
Response Percent Response Count
1 1.6% 1
2 3.2% 2
3 12.9% 8
4 4.8% 3
5 75.8% 47
I support widening roads to enhance walking and biking facilities over widening roads to add vehicle lanes
Response Percent Response Count
1 4.8% 3
2 3.2% 2
3 9.7% 6
4 11.3% 7
5 69.4% 43
I support dense, compact, mixed used development that encourages walking and biking
Response Percent Response Count
1 3.2% 2
2 3.2% 2
3 11.3% 7
4 21.0% 13
5 59.7% 37

Use the space below for any additional comments you would like to share…

Answered
26
Skipped
36

Which statement best describes you (select one)

Response Percent Response Count
I am a regular walker (more than a few times per month) 17.7% 11
I am a regular bicyclist (more than a few times per month) 21.0% 13
I am a regular walker AND bicyclist 58.1% 36
I am NOT a regular walker or bicyclist 3.2% 2
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December 1, 2017, 5:21 AM
  • My vision for WALKABILITY in Flagstaff is…
    No response.
  • My vision for BICYCLING in Flagstaff is…
    Better division between bike and motorist lanes
  • My vision for FUTS trails in Flagstaff is…
    Better connectivity between segments
  • 1 Complete networks for walking and biking that are continuous, comfortable, attractive, convenient, and useful
    • Complete missing sidewalks along busy streets - 4
    • Complete bike lanes on busy streets - 4
    • Build new FUTS trails and close gaps in the FUTS system - 4
    • Add new street crossings, and enhance existing crossings for pedestrians and bicyclists - 4
    • Provide bridges and tunnels for pedestrians and bicyclists where needed at interstates, the railroad, and busy streets - 5
    • Incorporate directional signing on pedestrian and bicycle routes and networks - 5
    • Ensure that functional bike parking is available wherever cyclists want to go - 4
    • Connects the FUTS trail system to the regional trails system, including Forest Service trails, the Loop Trail, and the Arizona Trail - 5
    • Make all walking and biking facilities usable and accessible to all users - 4
  • 2 Take care of what we have
    • Keep sidewalks, bike lanes, and FUTS trails well-maintained and free of obstructions and debris - 4
    • Clear snow and ice from sidewalks, bike lanes, and FUTS trails - 4
    • Close sidewalks, bike lanes, and FUTS trails for construction only when necessary, and provide detours or alternate facilities when closures are necessary - 5
    • Make sure that traffic signals work for pedestrians and bicyclists - 4
    • Reduce bike theft - 5
    • Work with the Police Department to address perceived safety concerns along FUTS trails - 4
  • 3 Build a supportive environment for walking and biking
    • Provide better information to make it easier to walk and bike, such as online interactive maps and route planning - 3
    • Promote community events that encourage walking and biking - 4
    • Establish a bike share program - 3
    • Work with community partners, including public health, environmental groups, economic development, and tourism, to promote a walking and biking culture - 4
    • Promote equity by making sure that low-income and other disadvantaged populations have equal opportunity for walking and biking - 4
  • 4 Improve safety for walking and biking through education and enforcement
    • Conduct safety classes as part of a comprehensive education program for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists - 4
    • Re-establish a community Safe Route to School program to encourage kids to walk or bike to school - 4
    • Work with the Police Department on enforcement efforts that enhance safety for pedestrians and cyclists - 4
    • Use safety campaigns to spread information about safety, courtesy, and good practices - 4
    • Promote user courtesy on FUTS trails - 4
  • 5 Promote land use patterns, development practices, and street standards that support walking and biking
    • Promote land use patterns that are supportive of walking and biking, including compact, dense, mixed-use, and infill development - 4
    • Build new streets, and retrofit existing streets, to accommodate and be comfortable for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit, and vehicles - 5
    • Promote the use of innovative facilities that encourage walking and biking - 4
  • 6 Use Travel Demand Management (TDM) as a guiding principle for transportation planning
    • Establish formal programs and policies to encourage more walking, biking, and transit and to reduce the demand for driving - 5
    • Work with local employers to provide incentives to drive less and use more sustainable commute options, including flex-time, telecommuting, showers and changing rooms, and bike lockers - 5
    • Work with NAU to promote student resources for attending NAU car-free - 4
  • 7 Assess how we’re doing for walking, biking, and trails
    • Conduct regular pedestrian and bicycle counts - 4
    • Analyze and use pedestrian and bicycle crash data to improve safety and reduce crashes - 4
    • Encourage public feedback and community engagement regarding walking and biking issues - 4
    • Seek national recognition for Flagstaff as a walkable and bikeable community - 4
  • Other questions (5 = strong support; 1 = no support)
    • I support the additional funding for pedestrian and bicycle facilities through renewal of the City’s transportation sales tax - 4
    • I support the construction of pedestrian and bicycle facilities in conjunction with new development or redevelopment - 5
    • I support adding sidewalks and bike lanes where they missing, or making existing sidewalks and bike lanes wider, even if it means eliminating on-street parking or reducing the width of vehicle lanes - 5
    • I support widening roads to enhance walking and biking facilities over widening roads to add vehicle lanes - 4
    • I support dense, compact, mixed used development that encourages walking and biking - 5
  • Use the space below for any additional comments you would like to share…
    No response.
  • Which statement best describes you (select one)
    • I am a regular walker AND bicyclist
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