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The project logo Planning for the Future: The City's Comprehensive Plan

The project logo Planning for the Future: The City's Comprehensive Plan

Thank you in advance for participating! This survey is a Phase One tool in our multi-phased community input gathering process to update the City's Comprehensive Plan. Participation allows the public to have an active role in shaping City decisions that guide the growth, development and policies that affect transportation, utilities, land use, recreation and housing.  

This survey will be open through November 27, 2019. 

Using just one word, what do you like most about Virginia Beach?
What would it take for you to choose to drive less? (select all that apply)
More sidewalks
More bike trails/lanes
More frequent buses
More bus routes near places I need to go
Enhanced mass transit
Affordable ride share options
More walkable area near stores, restaurants, entertainment
Automated vehicles (self-driving)
I will choose to drive no matter what!
Other
Select a response
For the local economy to grow, what job sectors would you like to see develop or expand? (select all that apply)
Biomedical/health care
Finance
Insurance
Real Estate
Information Technology
Professional (i.e., teacher, accountant, architect, lawyer, engineer, etc)
Advanced manufacturing
Skilled trade (i.e., plumber, electrician, carpenter, etc.
Retail
Military
Alternative energy
Hospitality
Other
Select a response
Which of the following were reasons you chose to live where you do now? (select all that apply)
Location, location, location
Convenience nearby
Historic
New construction
Design of the home
Desirable schools
Price
Safety
Other
Select a response
Which of the following City services can you reach in a 10 minute walk or 5 minute drive from your home?
Park
Recreation center
Library
School
All of the above
None of the above
Other
Select a response
In a recent survey, we asked participants to provide three words that best describe what they think about Virginia Beach today. The following list includes the top 10 responses. Which three of the following words best describe what you think about Virginia Beach today?
Safe
Beautiful
Crowded
Family
Traffic
Expensive
Home
Flooding
Friendly
Tourism
Other
Select a response
What more diversified amenities would make you visit the Oceanfront more often?
Restaurants
Nightlife
Retail
Cultural arts
Amusements
Festivals/special events
Other
Select a response
What 3 things would you change about Virginia Beach?
In a recent survey, we asked participants to provide three words that they hope people will use to describe Virginia Beach 10 years from now. The following list includes the top 10 responses. Which three of the following words do you hope people use 10 years from now to describe Virginia Beach?
Safe
Thriving
Beautiful
Fun
Diverse
Progressive
Friendly
Clean
Affordable
Family
Other
Select a response
What is the zip code where you live?
What is your age?
Under 18
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56-65
66-75
Over 75
Prefer not to answer
Select a response
What is your race/ethnicity?
White
Black or African-American
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
Asian
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Other
I prefer not to answer
Select a response
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