Regional Poll Results
<ul><ul><li>Initiative of CPEX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private and public entities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting...
Who is CONNECT? Policy and Planning Research and Resources Outreach, Education and Communications Special Projects Steer...
Institutional Partners City of New Orleans City of Baton Rouge St. John the Baptist Parish New Orleans Regional Planning...
Steering Committee Baton Rouge Advocates for Safe Streets Transport for NOLA Providence Community Housing New Orleans...
Organizational Members Pennington Biomedical Research Center Forum 35 Puentes New Orleans Sierra Club New Orleans Downtow...
<ul><li>National Association of Realtors in conjunction with Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) </li></ul><ul><li>Sept...
<ul><li>Genuine Affection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residents along the Baton Rouge - New Orleans corridor express genuine aff...
Poll’s Findings: Community
<ul><li>But There Are Concerns: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy costs (7.5 of 10 rating) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decayin...
<ul><li>Walking is Desirable: </li></ul><ul><li>78% say it is important to live in neighborhoods with sidewalks for easy a...
<ul><li>Top Reasons: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like the neighborhood (8.3 of 10 rating) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe from...
Poll’s Findings: Transportation 40% 50 34 51 46 37 32 27 74% 83 69 86 74 76 64 55 Total BR Market NO Market EBR Ascension...
<ul><li>State Spending: Nearly half (49%) of all surveyed say the state spends too little on transportation. </li></ul>P...
<ul><li>Preferred Solutions: </li></ul><ul><li>Widen existing roads (79%) </li></ul><ul><li>Build new roads (74%) </li>...
Are We Ready for Rail? 75% along the Baton Rouge/New Orleans corridor favor passenger rail connecting the two metro areas ...
Are We Ready for Rail? 55% of residents say they would use passenger rail Orleans: 61% EBR: 59% Saints: 59% Jefferson: ...
<ul><li>Reasons for Support: </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce traffic </li></ul><ul><li>More transportation options </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Public Awareness About Rail: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heard a lot (12%) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
“… the Realtors felt it important to gauge the opinion of residents … about quality of life issues, including the possibi...
“ There will be high-speed rail across the United States , and I don’t want South Louisiana to get left out. I’m for the ...
<ul><li>Well connected network across the region </li></ul><ul><li>Better integration of land use, transportation and hou...
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  • 1. Regional Poll Results
  • 2. <ul><ul><li>Initiative of CPEX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private and public entities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting a Regional Transportation System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focused on how expanded transportation options can enhance housing, create jobs, and improve quality of life </li></ul></ul>What is CONNECT?
  • 3. Who is CONNECT? Policy and Planning Research and Resources Outreach, Education and Communications Special Projects Steering Committee General Membership Organizational Members Institutional Partners
  • 4. Institutional Partners City of New Orleans City of Baton Rouge St. John the Baptist Parish New Orleans Regional Planning Commission Capital Region Planning Commission South Central Planning Commission Jefferson Parish Planning Department New Orleans Regional Transit Authority Capital Area Transit System New Orleans Office of Community Development New Orleans Legislative Delegation Capital Region Legislative Delegation Sen. Mary Landrieu’s Office LSU Law School Dr. Norman Francis, Xavier University Southern High Speed Rail Commission
  • 5. Steering Committee Baton Rouge Advocates for Safe Streets Transport for NOLA Providence Community Housing New Orleans Citizen Participation Project New Orleans Neighborhood Development Collaborative American Planning Association, Louisiana Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects, Louisiana Chapter Baton Rouge Downtown Development District Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations Greater New Orleans Community Data Center Louisiana Realtors Association Baton Rouge Area Chamber AARP Baton Rouge Area Foundation University of New Orleans Louisiana Housing Alliance Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation Greater New Orleans Foundation
  • 6. Organizational Members Pennington Biomedical Research Center Forum 35 Puentes New Orleans Sierra Club New Orleans Downtown Development District Urban Land Institute Equity and Inclusion Campaign Louisiana Public Transit Association Gulf Coast Housing Partnership Greater New Orleans Urban League City-Works PolicyLink Greater New Orleans Biosciences Economic Development District Baton Rouge Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Travel Tech Foundation Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center
  • 7. <ul><li>National Association of Realtors in conjunction with Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) </li></ul><ul><li>September 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>800 residents surveyed via telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Jefferson, Orleans, St. Charles, St. James, and St. John the Baptist Parishes </li></ul>Regional Poll
  • 8. <ul><li>Genuine Affection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residents along the Baton Rouge - New Orleans corridor express genuine affection and support for their neighborhoods. </li></ul></ul>Poll’s Findings: Community
  • 9. Poll’s Findings: Community
  • 10. <ul><li>But There Are Concerns: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy costs (7.5 of 10 rating) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decaying neighborhoods (7.4 of 10) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic and congestion (7.3 of 10) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of trees, wildlife and wetlands (7.1 of 10) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost of housing (7.1 of 10) </li></ul></ul>Poll’s Findings: Community
  • 11. <ul><li>Walking is Desirable: </li></ul><ul><li>78% say it is important to live in neighborhoods with sidewalks for easy access to work or friends. </li></ul>Poll’s Findings: Community
  • 12. <ul><li>Top Reasons: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like the neighborhood (8.3 of 10 rating) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe from crime and vandalism (7.9 of 10) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Affordable (7.7 of 10) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Close to stores, restaurants, family and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>friends (7.1 of 10) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools and education (7 of 10) </li></ul></ul>Poll’s Findings: Housing
  • 13. Poll’s Findings: Transportation 40% 50 34 51 46 37 32 27 74% 83 69 86 74 76 64 55 Total BR Market NO Market EBR Ascension Jefferson Orleans Saints 74% of residents are concerned about traffic
  • 14. <ul><li>State Spending: Nearly half (49%) of all surveyed say the state spends too little on transportation. </li></ul>Poll’s Findings: Transportation Too Much Too Little Right Amount Don’t Know/ Refused to Answer 49% 31% 11% 8% 50 40 30 20 10 0
  • 15. <ul><li>Preferred Solutions: </li></ul><ul><li>Widen existing roads (79%) </li></ul><ul><li>Build new roads (74%) </li></ul><ul><li>Build new walkways / bike trails (67%) </li></ul><ul><li>Expand / Improve bus service (68%) </li></ul><ul><li>Bring passenger rail to your area (56%) </li></ul>Poll’s Findings: Transportation
  • 16. Are We Ready for Rail? 75% along the Baton Rouge/New Orleans corridor favor passenger rail connecting the two metro areas Poll’s Findings: Passenger Rail
  • 17. Are We Ready for Rail? 55% of residents say they would use passenger rail Orleans: 61% EBR: 59% Saints: 59% Jefferson: 49% Ascension: 38%
  • 18. <ul><li>Reasons for Support: </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce traffic </li></ul><ul><li>More transportation options </li></ul><ul><li>Easier travel to work </li></ul><ul><li>Create jobs / economic development </li></ul><ul><li>Additional evacuation route </li></ul>Poll’s Findings: Passenger Rail
  • 19. <ul><li>Public Awareness About Rail: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heard a lot (12%) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heard some (31%) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Haven’t heard much (27%) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Haven’t heard at all (29%) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Poll’s Findings: Passenger Rail
  • 20. “… the Realtors felt it important to gauge the opinion of residents … about quality of life issues, including the possibility of passenger rail in the seven-parish area. The proposed passenger rail service has the potential to accelerate growth in the entire region .” Malcolm Young , CEO Louisiana Realtors Association Can Rail Make a Difference?
  • 21. “ There will be high-speed rail across the United States , and I don’t want South Louisiana to get left out. I’m for the rail, and this poll gives us unique information and a solid basis to move forward .” Mitch Landrieu , Mayor New Orleans Mayor Landrieu Supports Rail
  • 22. <ul><li>Well connected network across the region </li></ul><ul><li>Better integration of land use, transportation and housing policies and practices </li></ul><ul><li>Investment in transportation choices and transit oriented communities to create economic advantage </li></ul>Vision for the Region
  • 23. Get CONNECTed connect.cpex.org

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