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Name not shown inside City Limits June 22, 2018, 1:37 PM

What BEST describes your relationship with Southside? (You may have multiple relationships, however pick the one that is most relevant for you)
Other - I rent an apartment and I work on the southside.


Important Issues in the Southside



Mapping Assets and Issues in Southside
Pin at 35.195299, -111.648924 (S. San Francisco business corridor; restaurants are nice, not too heavy emphasis on the drinking.), Pin at 35.191336, -111.64768 (Little connecting streets that retain the rural feel; nice places to stroll.), Pin at 35.196842, -111.650436 (Garden Thrift. Not quite as nice as Full Circle used to be, but it's nice to have a place to buy nice things inexpensively.), Pin at 35.1906, -111.64756 (Taxicabs parked all over the place.), Pin at 35.197343, -111.649203 (The open space near the parking lot/bus station could be a nice public place, but it's always trashy, that is, full of trash.)


[Adjective] Please use the fields below to write your fill in the blank options in order for the sentence above.
comfortable and convenient


[Values] Please use the fields below to write your fill in the blank options in order for the sentence above.
inclusion


[Assets] Please use the fields below to write your fill in the blank options in order for the sentence above.
small commercial businesses, small residential buildings, moderately sized residential buildings


Comments
Hard to answer without knowing the purpose. What actions are being contemplated? How will the vision be used to influence those actions?

Name not shown inside City Limits June 9, 2018, 3:21 PM

Are you from the Flagstaff area or a visitor to town?
I live in Flagstaff


Have you used a bike share bike in Flagstaff during the pilot period?
No


Do you feel bike share is a useful transportation option in Flagstaff?
Yes


Do you support bike share in Flagstaff?
I'm not sure


Do you have any recommendations to improve bike share in Flagstaff?
Something has to be done to control where the bikes are left. As it is, they have really become an eyesore within the city. As I'm writing this, there are two orange bikes haphazardly parked on the street corner across from my home downtown. The other day, there was a bike leaned up against an active power line. If there is nothing to be done to control this, then the program most certainly should not continue.

Jennifer Spinti inside City Limits June 6, 2018, 9:54 PM

Where did you experience the new LED street lights (check all that apply)?
Cheshire, Butler Avenue, 4th Street, Route 66, Cedar/West Street Intersection


What is your impression of the brightness of light emitted from the LED fixtures?
The fixture emission appears brighter than that emitted from the LPS fixtures.


“Light trespass” is street light illumination extending beyond streets to yards, driveways, and houses. Please provide your opinion of the LED street lights relative to the LPS system currently in use.
The LED light trespass is less than that of the LPS system.


Please comment on the appearance of the new LED light fixtures as part of the Flagstaff cityscape.
They have a more aesthetically appealing design.


Which of the following describes your general experience (ground illumination, visibility of your surroundings) walking under the new LED street lights?
The LED system improves my overall experience in the evening in lighted street areas in Flagstaff.


Which of the following describes the appearance and darkness of Flagstaff’s night sky?
There is no change to sky darkness.


Would you support removing street lights in your residential neighborhood, except at intersections, in order to save energy and improve dark skies?
Very supportive.


Would you support not installing street lights in new residential neighborhoods, except at intersections, in order to save energy and improve dark skies?
Very supportive.


Please provide any additional thoughts you have.
I attended the lighting tour in mid-May. It was a very informative evening. I found the LED fixtures to produce more even lighting on the street. I like the contrast provided by the hybrid fixtures & they seem to be a reasonable compromise when balancing safety, light pollution, and operating cost. At certain angles as I looked at the LED fixture, the brightness hurt my eyes. However, in most cases people are not looking directly at the light fixture, so this shouldn't be an issue. I was impressed with both the reduced light trespass with the LED fixtures and the city's efforts to further reduce light trespass in residential areas with shields.

Name not available inside City Limits June 6, 2018, 12:32 PM

Are you from the Flagstaff area or a visitor to town?
I live in Flagstaff


Have you used a bike share bike in Flagstaff during the pilot period?
No


Do you feel bike share is a useful transportation option in Flagstaff?
Yes


Do you support bike share in Flagstaff?
Yes

Name not available inside City Limits June 6, 2018, 8:53 AM

Are you from the Flagstaff area or a visitor to town?
I live in Flagstaff


Have you used a bike share bike in Flagstaff during the pilot period?
No


Do you feel bike share is a useful transportation option in Flagstaff?
No


Do you support bike share in Flagstaff?
Other - I would rather see our local bike shops have the rental business


Do you have any recommendations to improve bike share in Flagstaff?
Yes they need to have bike racks and not put ANYWHERE they LEAVE THEM

Name not available inside City Limits June 5, 2018, 7:19 AM

Where did you experience the new LED street lights (check all that apply)?
Cheshire, Butler Avenue, 4th Street, Route 66, Cedar/West Street Intersection


What is your impression of the brightness of light emitted from the LED fixtures?
The fixture emission appears brighter than that emitted from the LPS fixtures.


“Light trespass” is street light illumination extending beyond streets to yards, driveways, and houses. Please provide your opinion of the LED street lights relative to the LPS system currently in use.
The LED light trespass is less than that of the LPS system.


Please comment on the appearance of the new LED light fixtures as part of the Flagstaff cityscape.
They have a more aesthetically appealing design.


Which of the following describes your general experience (ground illumination, visibility of your surroundings) walking under the new LED street lights?
There is no change to my experience between the LPS-lit and LED-lit areas in Flagstaff.


Which of the following describes the appearance and darkness of Flagstaff’s night sky?
There is no change to sky darkness.


Would you support removing street lights in your residential neighborhood, except at intersections, in order to save energy and improve dark skies?
Very supportive.


Would you support not installing street lights in new residential neighborhoods, except at intersections, in order to save energy and improve dark skies?
Very supportive.


Please provide any additional thoughts you have.
The addition of white LED's to the luminairres makes very little difference in either color discrimination or the visual definition of illluminated objects. Because they increase skyglow more than the amber LED's they shouldnot be used.

Name not available inside City Limits May 31, 2018, 5:52 PM

Are you from the Flagstaff area or a visitor to town?
I live in Flagstaff


Have you used a bike share bike in Flagstaff during the pilot period?
No


Do you feel bike share is a useful transportation option in Flagstaff?
Other - Could be if bikes were required to be parked at docking stations at the conclusion of the ride.


Do you support bike share in Flagstaff?
Other - Not under the current arrangement


Do you have any recommendations to improve bike share in Flagstaff?
Terminate the current contract. Bikes are littering the city. They are hanging from any vertically elevated structure, tipped over on sidewalks, abandoned in the Rio de Flag etc. Renegotiate with stricter guidelines to the vendor requiring these bikes to not be discarded anywhere like trash. If those terms are not met go litter a different community.

Name not shown inside City Limits May 29, 2018, 4:44 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I recreate in McMillan Mesa Natural Area.


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Bicycle/Foot


Which trails and facilities do you use to access McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (please select all that apply)
FUTS Trails/Sidewalks


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.207461, -111.628669 (Use the walking trail.)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Recreational opportunities (e.g. using trails, wildlife watching)


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Biking, Wildlife Watching


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade), Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources , Trash and recycling facilities, Decommission or revegetate social trails within the Natural Area, Develop additional FUTS and single-track trails within the Natural Area, Establish a formal parking area for visitors to access the Mesa more easily, Maps/interpretive information/signage

Cheryl Abbey inside City Limits May 25, 2018, 9:14 AM

Are you from the Flagstaff area or a visitor to town?
I live in Flagstaff


Have you used a bike share bike in Flagstaff during the pilot period?
Yes


Do you feel bike share is a useful transportation option in Flagstaff?
I'm not sure


Do you support bike share in Flagstaff?
I'm not sure


Do you have any recommendations to improve bike share in Flagstaff?
The quality of the bikes is inferior : they are very heavy, and have only 3 speeds with skinny tires. They are definitely NOT suitable for riding on any FUTS (with the exception of the paved one on Rt. 66)! I support the idea of share bikes, but the Spin bikes are not conducive to the enjoyment of our mountain community.

Wade Thorson inside City Limits May 25, 2018, 7:35 AM

What BEST describes your relationship with Southside? (You may have multiple relationships, however pick the one that is most relevant for you)
I am a Homeowner in Southside


Using the map above, which section of Southside do you live in or own property in?
South East (Green)


What do you value MOST about Southside
Live/work environment


Important Issues in the Southside



Is there anything else you would like to add about the assets and issues you see in the Southside neighborhood?
Trash. Apartments and rental units in the area have huge trash compliance issues.
Curbs & gutters, sidewalks. The lack of walk-able sidewalks and storm water drainage shows a huge disparity with infrastructure compared to more gentrified areas, within the same block even!


Mapping Assets and Issues in Southside
Pin at 35.194519, -111.649182 (Historic business district), Pin at 35.193502, -111.646864 (Historic neighborhood), Pin at 35.193362, -111.648066 (Murdock center ), Pin at 35.195887, -111.652572 (Oversized student housing )


[Adjective] Please use the fields below to write your fill in the blank options in order for the sentence above.
Bohemian


[Values] Please use the fields below to write your fill in the blank options in order for the sentence above.
Diversity, Community, Creativity


[Assets] Please use the fields below to write your fill in the blank options in order for the sentence above.
Unique, Vibrant, Walkable


[Optional] Create or own Vision Statement for the Southside
Pride. My vision would show pride and a sense of place. Maintaining an orderly and livable neighborhood with respect to the history and reduction in urban blight.


Comments
Thank you for your concern.