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Rank your top 4 priorities for Tulare County.

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What are the 2 biggest barriers to using public transit?

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The RTP Should:

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Housing Density and Energy Consumption

The density of housing and other land development can have significant impacts on a region's energy consumption. Less dense development typically leads to higher energy consumption as the distances between residential neighborhoods, commercial centers, and community services increase. Higher density development tends to decrease distances and make walking, biking, or taking public transit a more attractive and practical option. Large homes also use considerably more energy for cooling and heating than smaller homes do.

Housing Density and Water Consumption

Housing density can also impact regional water consumption. Low density development uses more water for landscaping than higher density development, but it could also reduce the region's overall water consumption if farmland is retired from agricultural production. Similarly, higher density housing reduces the amount of water needed for landscaping but might result in a higher overall population which would lead to higher domestic water use.

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What level of housing density is most appropriate for future development in Tulare County?

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Position the slider between left (low density detached housing only) and right (high density attached housing) to indicate the mix of housing types appropriate for future growth & development.

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Do you favor encouraging second units ("in-law apartments" or "granny flats") and conversion of office & commercial space to residential in already developed areas?

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Which one of these development scenarios do you favor?

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