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Share your input on the Buttles Street road diet trial.

172 registered responses


How frequently do you travel in the Buttles Street road diet trial area?

Drive the corridor
Response Percent Response Count
Less than once per week 4.7% 8
1-5 times per week 41.3% 71
6-10 times per week 23.3% 40
More than 10 times per week 30.8% 53
Walk the corridor
Response Percent Response Count
Never 69.2% 119
Less than once per week 16.9% 29
1-5 times per week 10.5% 18
6-10 times per week 2.3% 4
More than 10 times per week 1.2% 2
Bike/use non-motorized transport in the corridor
Response Percent Response Count
Never 75.0% 129
Less than once per week 15.7% 27
1-5 times per week 7.0% 12
6-10 times per week 1.2% 2
More than 10 times per week 1.2% 2

Why do you drive through the road diet trial area? Please select all that apply.

Response Percent Response Count
To get to a home or business within the corridor for work 33.7% 58
To get to a home or business within the corridor for non-work activities (shopping, dining, entertainment, etc.) 66.9% 115
To get to a destination outside the corridor for work 45.3% 78
To get to a destination outside the corridor for non-work activities (shopping, dining, entertainment, etc.) 75.6% 130
I commute through the corridor to get to or from work 33.7% 58
I live in the corridor 4.7% 8
I do not drive through the road diet trial area 0.6% 1

Consider your own personal experience as a MOTORIST in the road diet trial area. Since the trial's implementation in May 2018, please rate the following factors:

Vehicle speed
Response Percent Response Count
Increased 5.8% 10
Decreased 51.2% 88
Stayed the same 40.7% 70
N/A 2.3% 4
Traffic volume
Response Percent Response Count
Increased 48.8% 84
Decreased 2.3% 4
Stayed the same 45.3% 78
N/A 3.5% 6
Driver safety
Response Percent Response Count
Increased 8.1% 14
Decreased 70.3% 121
Stayed the same 18.6% 32
N/A 2.3% 4
Travel time through corridor
Response Percent Response Count
Increased 50.0% 86
Decreased 20.9% 36
Stayed the same 27.9% 48
N/A 1.2% 2

Consider your own personal experience as a PEDESTRIAN in the road diet trial area. Since the trial's implementation in May 2018, please rate the following factors:

Vehicle speed
Response Percent Response Count
Increased 8.3% 14
Decreased 23.1% 39
Stayed the same 20.7% 35
N/A 47.9% 81
Traffic volume
Response Percent Response Count
Increased 24.3% 41
Decreased 1.8% 3
Stayed the same 26.0% 44
N/A 47.9% 81
Pedestrian safety
Response Percent Response Count
Increased 14.8% 25
Decreased 24.9% 42
Stayed the same 11.8% 20
N/A 47.9% 81
Travel time through the corridor (including street crossings)
Response Percent Response Count
Increased 22.5% 38
Decreased 7.7% 13
Stayed the same 20.7% 35
N/A 47.9% 81

Thinking about the Buttles and Indian corridor, please rank the items based upon how important each topic is to you. (The item at the top should be the most important; the item at the bottom, the least important.)

Average priorities over 172 responses
  1. This item includes the safety of motorized vehicles and their occupants while traveling through the corridor.

    Motorist safety
  2. This item includes traffic flow, speed, and navigability that make the corridor as easy as possible to use for motor vehicles.

    Ease of motor vehicle use
  3. This item includes the safety of all non-motorized transportation users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, mobility devices, and other methods of transportation while traveling through the corridor.

    Pedestrian non-motorized safety
  4. This item includes traffic flow, speed, and navigability that make the corridor as easy as possible to use for pedstrians, bicyclists, and other users of non-motorized transportation.

    Ease of pedestrian & non-motorized use
  5. This item includes public and private investment, enhancing service offerings, and business and residential growth along Indian and Buttles Streets.

    Economic development in the corridor
  6. This item includes the phyical appearance of the corridor, including the areas surrounding the roadway.

    Aesthetics of the corridor

You've got 10 dots to 'spend'. If a lane reduction on Buttles Street were to be implemented, how would you 'spend' your dots on the extra space? (Use more dots on the uses that are most important to you and fewer dots on uses that aren't as important to you.)

Response Percent Response Count
Expanded sidewalks 21.2% 282
Green space 21.5% 286
Design that encourages economic investment 16.8% 223
Dedicated bike/non-motorized travel lanes 17.4% 231
Landscaping or other aesthetic elements 18.7% 249

Please share any additional comments or questions below.

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January 5, 2020, 8:41 AM
  • How frequently do you travel in the Buttles Street road diet trial area?
    • Drive the corridor - More than 10 times per week
    • Walk the corridor - Never
    • Bike/use non-motorized transport in the corridor - Never
  • Why do you drive through the road diet trial area? Please select all that apply.
    • To get to a home or business within the corridor for work
    • To get to a home or business within the corridor for non-work activities (shopping, dining, entertainment, etc.)
    • To get to a destination outside the corridor for work
    • To get to a destination outside the corridor for non-work activities (shopping, dining, entertainment, etc.)
  • Consider your own personal experience as a MOTORIST in the road diet trial area. Since the trial's implementation in May 2018, please rate the following factors:
    • Vehicle speed - Decreased
    • Traffic volume - Stayed the same
    • Driver safety - Decreased
    • Travel time through corridor - Stayed the same
  • Consider your own personal experience as a PEDESTRIAN in the road diet trial area. Since the trial's implementation in May 2018, please rate the following factors:
    • Vehicle speed - N/A
    • Traffic volume - N/A
    • Pedestrian safety - N/A
    • Travel time through the corridor (including street crossings) - N/A
  • Thinking about the Buttles and Indian corridor, please rank the items based upon how important each topic is to you. (The item at the top should be the most important; the item at the bottom, the least important.)
    1. This item includes the safety of motorized vehicles and their occupants while traveling through the corridor.

      Motorist safety
    2. This item includes the safety of all non-motorized transportation users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, mobility devices, and other methods of transportation while traveling through the corridor.

      Pedestrian non-motorized safety
    3. This item includes traffic flow, speed, and navigability that make the corridor as easy as possible to use for motor vehicles.

      Ease of motor vehicle use
    4. This item includes traffic flow, speed, and navigability that make the corridor as easy as possible to use for pedstrians, bicyclists, and other users of non-motorized transportation.

      Ease of pedestrian & non-motorized use
    5. This item includes public and private investment, enhancing service offerings, and business and residential growth along Indian and Buttles Streets.

      Economic development in the corridor
    6. This item includes the phyical appearance of the corridor, including the areas surrounding the roadway.

      Aesthetics of the corridor
  • You've got 10 dots to 'spend'. If a lane reduction on Buttles Street were to be implemented, how would you 'spend' your dots on the extra space? (Use more dots on the uses that are most important to you and fewer dots on uses that aren't as important to you.)
    • Expanded sidewalks (2)
    • Green space (1)
    • Design that encourages economic investment (2)
    • Dedicated bike/non-motorized travel lanes (3)
    • Landscaping or other aesthetic elements (2)
  • Please share any additional comments or questions below.

    I think people drove poorly to make a point during the trial. I believe 2 lanes is better for everyone. And I'd love to see the third turned into a bike/pedestrian area but it would definitely need a very noticable barrier for me to use it as I believe people will continue to drive poorly through there for some time to prove how "dangerous" and "stupid" a 2 lane road is. I would like to see both roads drop to 2 lanes. I have an employee who does cross them both. Often at a light and not just an intersection. She has nearly been hit multiple times on her way to work. People simply don't pay attention through there.

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