Question 1What are in your opinion, the most important issues to address to ensure a positive future for Southeast Florida? (Select three) Air quality Traffic congestion Cost of living Social opportunity Farm land preservation More transportation Access to health care options Housing choices Water availability Jobs Water quality Land use Walkable and Parks/Open space Attractive Public education Placement Design Public safety
Question 2Which one of these regional priorities is most important to you? (Select three) Developing en effective transportation system Protecting the environment and natural resources Promoting a diverse and thriving economy Providing a variety of housing choices Preserving the region’s unique character Fostering social opportunity and diversity Regional collaborations among jurisdictions 23.2%
Question 3How important is retaining the character of rural communities in Southeast Florida? Very important Important Neutral 7% Somewhat important Not at all important 16.9%
Question 4How important is retaining the character of existing urban neighborhoods? Very important Important Neutral Somewhat important Not at all important
Question 5How important is it to continue the practice of building gated subdivisions? Very important Important Neutral Somewhat important Not at all important 17.6%
Question 6How important is it that jobs and shopping are safely accessible by walking/biking from neighborhoods? Very important Important Neutral Somewhat important Not at all important 22.2%
Question 7How important is access to locally-grown food (from local farms and/or community gardens)? Very important Important Neutral Somewhat important Not at all important
Question 8How do you think your elected leaders could improve their performance? More leaders who are also business savvy Leaders should better reflect the ethnic and racial diversity of the region Leaders should place community interests over partisan interests I am satisfied with the current state of things; no improvement needed More transparency/less corruption More communication with residents Leaders should be more in touch with the challenges faced by households
Question 9Which sources of greenhouse gas emissions would you like your leaders and community to focus upon to reduce pollution? Number of miles/car trips needed to satisfy daily needs Fuel efficient cars and alternative fuels/energy for our cars More efficient buildings that consume less energy Clean renewable energy generation by our utilities Establish carbon sinks through reforestation/habitat restoration I don’t believe that climate change is occurring or that it is man-made
Question 10Which county do you live in? Monroe Miami-Dade Broward Palm Beach Martin St. Lucie Indian River
Question 11 What is your age? Under 18 18-24 25-44 45-64 65 and over
Question 12How many years have you lived in Southeast Florida? 5 or fewer 6-10 11-15 16-20 More than 20
Question 13 Where do you live? Central City/Downtown Small Town Historic Suburb New Suburb Rural Community Other
Question 1We have plenty of room for growth in the seven counties and shouldn’t worry about cities spreading out as they grow.
Question 2We should widen freeways and build new roads rather than invest in public transit and other alternatives to cars.
Question 3More investment today in public transportation will relieve future congestion problems in the area.
Question 4I prefer to live within walking distance of offices, stores, and other businesses.
Question 5Building more sidewalks and bicycle paths is part of the solution to the traffic congestion problem.
Question 6It is important to create walkable places where a variety of housing, retail, office and civic uses exist along with parks and transit connections.
Question 7In your opinion, Which threat linked to climate change poses the greatest threat to Floridians in the 7 county region?
Question 8Below are opinions of two hypothetical SE Fla residents. Which opinion comes closest to your own? Mr. Smith believes that future growth should be strongly encouraged & fostered. Mr. Jones believes future growth should be strictly managed or limited.
Question 9What would help most to improve the quality of public education in SE FL?
Question 10Would you be willing to pay a greater share of taxes in order to reduce classroom size, increase teacher pay and quality of instructors, and improve access to learning materials such as computers, supplies, and textbooks?
Question 11If you had a shorter commute what would you do with your spare time?
Question 12What do you think should be the focus of future transportation investment?