On June 20th, over two dozen neighbors from Mt Scott-Arleta, Foster-Powel, and Lents gathered to talk aboutFoster Road. Attendees heard presentations from three organizations discussing the issues and potential changesto turn Foster into a more inviting main street for the neighborhoods.Respondents were asked to state their level of agreement with a variety of statements related to potential changeson Foster Road. They had ve choices to choose from:
Strongly AgreeStrongly DisagreeNeutralAgreeDisagree
Not everything received full agreement from the respondents. While none of the respondents
with any of the survey statements, a few changes received responses in
. These potential changes were:
Wider buer between pedestrians and moving carsIncreased bicycle parkingReduced number of carsConsistent/Convenient on-street parking at businesses
Still, it is worth noting that over
of the responses
with thestatements, indicating a generally positive reaction to even the most controversial issues.
From Mean Street to Main Street
What are people unsure about?
Of respondents selected
to one change:
More Appealing Sidewalks
Many other statements received a positive response. The vast majority (more than
that they wanted:
Increased number of safe pedestrian crossingsIncreased comfort for pedestrians crossing fosterIncreased comfort bicycling on/around FosterIncreased safety for bicyclists crossing FosterDecreased number of severe car crashesDecreased aggressive speeding
What do people want?