City of Saline - Business Owner/Manager Survey

The City of Saline is conducting an analysis of downtown parking.  This survey is designed to collect information on how well you feel the present parking system is meeting the needs of you, your employees and customers. Please take a few moments to complete this survey. Thank You

* 1. Type of Business (if multiple types check all that apply, i.e. retail & food service)

* 2. Business Name & Address

* 4. If your business hours of operation change seasonally please explain changes, hours/days by season

* 5. Primary sales or office space in square feet (If Restaurant or Food Service, skip and go to next question).

* 6. Restaurant / Food Service Seating Capacity

* 8. How many parking spaces?

* 9. Number of customers in a typical day by season?

* 10. Please rank the level of activity at your business by day of week with 1 being the busiest to 7 the least busiest.

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

* 11. What hour(s) is your busiest time of day/night?

* 12. During your peak hour(s) what proportion of your daily customers are in your business?

* 14. How do you personally generally get to work?

* 15. Do you have parking for yourself at your business/building?

* 16. Where do you generally park?

* 17. Do you feel that you and your vehicle are safe when you park downtown Saline?

* 18. Do you provide parking for any employees at your business/building?

* 19. Do you have a policy for your staff regarding where to park?

* 20. Do you offer incentives to your staff not to drive to work but instead bicycle or other means?

* 21. If any staff are required to use public parking, is enough parking provided near your business?

* 22. Do you provide parking for customers/visitors at your business/building?

* 23. How far away are you comfortable asking customers to walk?

* 24. Do you feel that there is enough publicly available parking for customers/visitors?

* 25. Do you think that employees or staff members from other businesses are taking convenient parking away from your customers or visitors?

* 26. There is a cost to provide and maintain parking.  How should parking in Saline be paid for?

* 27. If you agree that the users of the parking should pay for it, how much do you think a parking permit for parking in a public lot should cost?

* 28. If you agree that the users of the parking should pay for it, how much do you think on-street parking should cost?

* 29. It is easy to locate a parking space in downtown Saline.

  strongly disagree disagree neither agree or disagree agree strongly agree
Choose one

* 30. Parking signage (directional, length of stay, etc.) is easy to follow and understand.

  strongly disagree disagree neither agree or disagree agree strongly agree
On-street notifications (No Parking, loading zone, etc)
Directional Signs (public parking this way, etc)

* 31. Please feel free to make any additional comments regarding parking below.

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