How Walkable is Your Neighborhood
. Where and why do you walk?
Where and why do you walk?
Exercise for myself, my pet or my children
To get to work
To access public transportation
To get myself or my children to school
To do shopping or errands
For environmental considerations
To meet neighbors and get to know my neighborhood
I don't walk in my neighborhood.
Share other reasons you walk.
. Is there room for you to walk?
Is there room for you to walk?
Yes, there are existing sidewalks, pathways or safe shoulders.
No, sidewalks are blocked, broken or cracked.
No, sidewalks start and stop in a way that makes it difficult to walk uninterrupted.
No, there are no safe sidewalks, pathways or shoulders.
Share comments about your walk.
. Is it easy to cross the streets?
Is it easy to cross the streets?
No, the road is too wide.
No, there are no crosswalks or traffic signals.
No, the traffic signals are not timed correctly, making me wait too long or rush to cross.
No, the view of traffic is blocked by parked cars, trees or plants.
No, curb cuts are missing or in need of repair.
Tell us about your experiences crossing the street.
. Is your walk accessible to people of all abilities?
Is your walk accessible to people of all abilities?
Yes, my area has sidewalks that can accommodate wheelchairs safely.
No, my area has sidewalks, but they are cracked and broken, too narrow or obstructed.
No, my area has no sidewalks.
Tell us about your experiences with accessibility.
. Do the drivers in your neighborhood behave well?
Do the drivers in your neighborhood behave well?
No, drivers back into streets without looking.
No, drivers do not watch for or yield to pedestrians.
No, motorists drive too fast.
No, drivers stop too close to crosswalks.
No, drivers are too frequently impaired and/or inexperienced.
Share your experiences with drivers in your neighborhood.
. Is it easy to follow safety rules?
Is it easy to follow safety rules?
Yes, I can cross at crosswalks or in areas where I can see and be seen.
No, I can't cross at crosswalks because they are too far away or unavailable.
Yes, I can walk on sidewalks or shoulders facing traffic.
No, I can't walk on sidewalks or shoulders facing traffic.
Tell us about your experiences trying to follow pedestrian rules.
. Is your walk pleasant and safe?
Is your walk pleasant and safe?
Yes, my walk is well-lit and safe.
Yes, my walk includes plenty of resting places.
No, my walk is in an area that is dirty, littered or polluted.
No, there is too much traffic.
No, there is no place to rest.
No, I don't feel safe walking.
Tell us what makes your walk pleasant or unpleasant
. What safety concerns do you have about walking in your neighborhood?
What safety concerns do you have about walking in your neighborhood?
None. I feel safe and satisfied with the walkability in my neighborhood.
I am concerned about stray, unrestrained or wild animals.
I am concerned about potential criminal activity.
I am concerned about traffic dangers.
I am concerned about unsafe sidewalks that are in need of repair.
Share other concerns you have about the walkability of your neighborhood.
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