East Portland Arterial Streets Strategy Opinion Survey

We want to know your opinions regarding East Portland’s arterial streets. Arterial streets are major streets with 4 -5 five traffic lanes, like Halsey, Glisan, Stark and Division Streets, and 102nd, 122nd and 162nd Avenues. When answering the questions below, think of your experiences, observations and ideas about these busy streets.

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* 1. Pedestrian Crossings 
East Portland arterial streets rank among the most dangerous for pedestrians, with a high number of injuries and fatalities compared to other roadways in the City. Please choose the approach that you would most like to see toward improving pedestrian safety.

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* 2. Sidewalk Improvements and Infill
PBOT has added a lot of sidewalk on East Portland arterials over the past decade, but there are still some sidewalk gaps. We’ve heard that much of the existing sidewalks are too narrow and blocked by power poles or sign posts. Please choose where you think PBOT should focus its efforts.

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* 3. Street Lighting
Most East Portland arterial streets only have street lights on one side of the street, and we’ve heard many comments about how dark these streets are at night. Please indicate which statement reflects your top concern with lighting in East Portland.

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* 4. Speeding
Public feedback and speed data both indicate that people regularly drive over the speed limit on East Portland arterial streets. Please choose which approach you think PBOT should focus on to improve street safety:

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* 5. Enforcement & Education
We hear a wide range of opinions and experiences with traffic enforcement and education. Some people tell us that the city’s traffic safety interventions should focus on enforcement and education, while others tell us they are concerned about disproportionate enforcement on people of color (“racial profiling”). Please choose the statement that most closely reflects your preferred approach:

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* 6. Accommodating all Travel Modes
East Portland arterial streets carry all modes of transportation, in part because few other streets connect through the area. This leads to arterial streets being important for transit, biking, walking, driving, emergency response, and delivery of goods. Please choose the statement that most closely reflects the approach you would like to see applied to the street.

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* 7. Congestion and Travel Options
In East Portland and citywide, traffic and congestion are on the minds of many commuters as jobs and population have increased over the past decade. Some people want us to focus on traffic congestion, while others think we should focus on making driving alternatives safe and convenient. Please choose the statement that most aligns with your investment priorities:

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* 8. Traffic Calming and Diversion
Safe street design builds infrastructure shown to lower the number and severity of crashes by slowing vehicles and limiting unsafe driving movements that are more likely to lead to a crash. The limiting factors that improve safety can also limit some access movements (such as turning left across traffic anywhere on a block face). Choose the statement that most aligns with your investment priorities:

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* 9. Parking
On-street parking presence varies across East Portland. In most cases, destinations have parking lots or driveways for vehicles, but in some cases, businesses prefer to maintain on-street parking. Choose the statement that most aligns with your transportation priorities:

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* 10. Transit
Many people in East Portland, especially those with lower incomes, rely on transit to get around. Both frequent and infrequent users of transit have told us about the challenges of accessing transit in East Portland. Choose the statement that most aligns with your investment priorities:

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* 11. Transit Reliability
Reliable bus travel times are important for those who depend on transit, as well as attracting drivers out of their cars and onto transit. Which statement most closely reflects your preferred approach to improving transit travel times.

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* 12. Biking
Over the years PBOT has heard varying levels of support for bicycle infrastructure in East Portland. Choose the statement that most closely reflects where you think PBOT should focus on active transportation investments:

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* 13. Help Us Prioritize Investments

Rank our investments on East Portland arterials. Thinking about your responses to the questions above, please select what you think are the top investments PBOT should make on East Portland arterial streets.
Pick your top five.

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* 14. Is there anything else you would like to share about East Portland arterial streets? Please type below.

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* 15. We ask demographic questions to help us understand who we are hearing from. Tell us a little about yourself via the following questions.

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* 16. Do you live in East Portland (inside the City of Portland east of 82nd Avenue)?

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* 17. Do you work or go to school in East Portland?

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* 18. How do you typically travel to work or school?

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* 19. What is your age?

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* 20. What is your gender identity?

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* 21. What is your race or ethnicity? Select all that apply.

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* 22. What is the highest level of education?

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* 23. Do you live with a disability?

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* 24. What was your approximate household income last year?

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