Thank you for participating!

The City of Fort Bragg is updating the 2011 Residential Street Safety Plan and we want your input regarding pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle circulation improvements to increase street safety.  This 15 question survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and will inform recommendations of the 2018 Street Safety Plan.

In addition to this community survey, a  meeting will be scheduled in September for public input, as well as a presentation of the draft plan to City Council. The City anticipates completing the 2018 Street Safety Plan by December.

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* Please describe your primary mode of transportation:

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* On average, how frequently do you WALK on City sidewalks?
(minimum of two blocks)

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* In general, how do you view the "walkability" of Fort Bragg?
Is there enough room to walk on the sidewalk?  ...are sidewalks clear and unobstructed?

lacking adequate walkable
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* Do drivers behave well?  ...yield to pedestrians, drive a safe speed, look before backing up?

risky adequate walkable
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* Is it easy to cross the street?  ...are crosswalks available? curb cuts?

difficult adequate walkable
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* Is there a particular location that is difficult to cross?

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* On average, how often do you BICYCLE on City streets?

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* In your experience, how do you rate bicycle access and safety of Fort Bragg streets?
In terms of dedicated bicycle lanes? Motor vehicle driver behavior? etc?

deficient bicycle access/safety bicycle friendly
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* Street Safety Design Elements
There are many design elements used to emphasize safety, mobility, and accessibility for those using a variety of travel modes. Multiple factors are considered when selecting a particular design element, but in general what are your preferences?

  opposed to neutral supportive
Bulb-out /
Curb Extension

curb extension
extends the sidewalk
to provide additional visibility
Pedestrian Crossing + Signage
crosswalk
assign the right of way and
provide pedestrian visibility
Raised Pedestrian Crossing
raised crosswalk
a 3-6 inch elevation above roadway
Raised Intersection
raised intersection
a 3-6 inch raised plateau
Splitter Island
splitter island
raised islands located 
in center of street with signage
Median Refuge Islands
median crossing island
protected spaces in middle of street
at pedestrian crossings

Dedicated Bicycle Lane
dedicated bicycle lane
exclusive space for bicyclists
Buffered Bicycle Lane
buffered bicycle lane

bikeways separated from traffic
Speed Hump / Cushion
speed hump
midblock traffic calming measure
Traffic Circle
traffic circle
keeps vehicle speed to a minimum,
while maintaining flow of traffic
Stop Signs
stop sign
notify a complete stop
Street Narrowing
street narrowing
10 foot driving lane

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* Existing Fir Street Traffic Calming and Visibility Features
Due to concerns with large numbers of speeding vehicles, traffic near the Middle School and deficient pedestrian crossings, several improvements have been implemented along Fir Street. Please provide feedback:

  no opinion opposed to neutral supportive
Raised Intersection
at N Corry Street
Traffic Circle 
at  N Harrison Street
Speed Cushion 
Franklin Street and
McPherson Street

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* Existing Harold Street Traffic Calming and Visibility Features
Due to concerns with speeding vehicles, frequent pedestrian crossings at mid-block, deficient crosswalks, and a steady flow of traffic as a north/south core connection, several improvements have been implemented along Harold Street. Please provide feedback:

  no opinion opposed to neutral supportive
High Visibility Crosswalk
at Fir Street
Curb Extension
SW corner at Fir Street
Splitter Island w/ Signage
at Pine, Laurel, Redwood, Cedar, Alder streets
Painted Stop Bars
at Stop Signs

all east/west intersections
Flashing LED Stop Signs
all corners at Oak Street
Curb Extension and Crosswalk
south of Madrone Street
Curb Extension
NW and NE corners
of Maple Street

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* Proposed Maple Street Improvements 
Concerns regarding deficient pedestrian crossings and vehicle speeding identified Maple Street as a study area for the development of design solutions to provide safe access for users of all ages and abilities regardless of their mode of transportation. Please rate the following potential design solutions:

  no opinion opposed to skeptical neutral supportive
High Visibility Crosswalk
at Franklin Street
High Visibility Crosswalk
and Curb Extensions

at S Harold Street
Dedicated Bicycle Lane
on both sides of street
Speed Hump
and Crosswalk

at S Harrison St
Single Sided Street Parking
on narrow block between
Park and Lincoln streets

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* Proposed S Main Street Improvements 
Main Street carries heavy, high speed motor vehicle traffic that is not conducive to comfortable walking and cycling. Please rate the following potential design solutions  in an effort to create a safer and more pleasant walking/cycling experience:

  no opinion opposed to skeptical neutral supportive
Protected or Buffered
Bicycle Lane
on one or both sides of road
Pedestrian Median
Crossing Island
locations to be decided
Advanced / Exclusive
Traffic Signal Phasing
for Pedestrians
Redwood Ave and
Cypress St intersections
Curb Extension
Redwood Ave intersection

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* Proposed Elm Street Improvements
The popularity of the Coastal Trail and Glass Beach has impacted traffic, parking, pedestrian and cycling safety along W Elm Street. Please consider and rank these potential design solutions:

  no opinion opposed to skeptical neutral supportive
Buffered Bicycle Lane
along north side of street
Single Sided Street Parking
along south side of street

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* Proposed Pine Street Improvements
Traffic moves relatively unimpeded, which is conducive to speeding vehicles. This potential safety issue, combined with limited signage and uncontrolled pedestrian crosswalks may indicate the need for safety improvements on Pine Street. Please consider the following design solutions and rank:

  no opinion opposed to skeptical neutral supportive
High Visibility Crosswalk
locations to be decided
Curb Extensions
locations to be decided
Street Narrowing
between N Franklin
and N Harold streets
Reorientation
of STOP signs
locations to be decided

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* intersection of E Laurel and S Harrison
How do you rate the safety of N Harrison Street and E Laurel Street intersection in terms of safety from the following perspectives:


...as a pedestrian crossing the street?

risky neutral safe
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* ...as a cyclist peddling through the intersection?

risky neutral safe
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* ...as a motorist driving through the intersection?

risky neutral safe
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* Please describe yourself... check all that apply.

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* Please provide any additional input, comments and thoughts
about increasing street safety in Fort
Bragg.
...is there a particular intersection you have safety concerns about?

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