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Montclair General Plan Survey

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The City of Montclair is updating the General Plan. The General Plan is a guide for daily decision-making that affects how Montclair grows, preserves, and reinvests over the next 20 years. The City is interested in your opinions and feedback. All responses will remain confidential. If you have any questions, please contact the City at (909) 625–9497.
1. How do you feel about the following statements?
1. How do you feel about the following statements?
Agree Disagree
Montclair is a good place to raise a family
Montclair is welcoming place to all people
Montclair is a good place to retire
Montclair is a good place to work
Montclair is desirable place to shop
Montclair is a desirable destination to visit
Montclair is attractive for young professionals
Montclair offers good quality of life
Montclair has a variety of recreational opportunities
Montclair has a variety of desirable restaurants
2. How would you rate the following:
2. How would you rate the following:
Excellent Good Poor Don't know
Trees in the city
Quality of drinking water
Air Quality
Recycling Programs
3. How would you rate the quality of development in Montclair over the past five years?
3. How would you rate the quality of development in Montclair over the past five years?
Excellent Good Poor Don't Know
Residential
Retail
Office
Industrial
Public facilities

4. Do you agree with the following statement:

Montclair neighborhoods should support a mix of building types and affordability within walking distance to schools and parks.

4. Do you agree with the following statement: Montclair neighborhoods should support a mix of building types and affordability within walking distance to schools and parks.
5. Over the next 20 years, Montclair should:
5. Over the next 20 years, Montclair should:
Strongly Agree Somewhat Agree Somewhat Disagree Strongly Disagree Don’t Know
Promote new development along Central Avenue, Mission Boulevard, and Holt Boulevard.
Improve the appearance of the City.
Make great places with higher quality standards for architecture, landscaping and urban design.
Create a diverse range of housing opportunities and choices.
6. On a scale of 1-10, where 1 is very difficult and 10 is very easy, how easy is it to get around Montclair without driving a car?
6. On a scale of 1-10, where 1 is very difficult and 10 is very easy, how easy is it to get around Montclair without driving a car?
7. Rate the ease of getting around in Montclair for each of the following:
7. Rate the ease of getting around in Montclair for each of the following:
Excellent Good Poor Don’t Know
Overall ease of getting to places you usually visit
Ease of travel by car (road conditions)
Availability of sidewalks and sidewalk conditions
Ease of walking
Traffic flow on major streets
Ease of public transport (access and connection)
Ease of travel by bicycle
8. Rate how important the following improvements are to you:
8. Rate how important the following improvements are to you:
Most Important Somewhat Important Not Important Don’t Know
Building more bike lanes and paths
Expanding and improving sidewalks
Repairing and maintaining streets
Synchronize traffic lights to reduce congestion
Providing safe access to the Montclair Metrolink Station
9. Do you do any of the following physical activities in Montclair?
9. Do you do any of the following physical activities in Montclair?
10. Can you buy fresh and nutritious food within walking distance of your home/workplace?
10. Can you buy fresh and nutritious food within walking distance of your home/workplace?
11. Do you feel safe in the following locations in Montclair
11. Do you feel safe in the following locations in Montclair
Safe Neutral Unsafe Don’t know
In your home
In your office
In your neighborhoods
In local parks
If you checked unsafe, what makes you feel unsafe? Please write your response below.
12. Is there a park near your home or work place that you can walk or bike to?
12. Is there a park near your home or work place that you can walk or bike to?
13. Are you satisfied with the quality of parks?
13. Are you satisfied with the quality of parks?
14. What do you think is most needed? Select only one.
14. What do you think is most needed? Select only one.
15. How important is it to have arts and cultural offerings in Montclair?
15. How important is it to have arts and cultural offerings in Montclair?
16. What types of community events are important to you? Select up to 3 types below.
16. What types of community events are important to you? Select up to 3 types below.