Parking & Traffic in Downtown Exeter

This survey is designed to capture the opinions of people that live, work, or visit Exeter's downtown regarding the subjects of parking and traffic. The area intended to be considered in this survey is outlined in red on the map below. The blue, orange, and red shaded areas represent the three municipal parking lots. Identified issues and concerns from those surveyed will be used in the development of the Town Master Plan, and may feed into future decisions on policies or approaches to the issues discussed.

Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
How many public parking spaces do you think are in downtown Exeter?
275
36%
350
30%
425
17%
550
10%
675
Answer
4%
750
3%
There are approximately 675 public parking spaces in the downtown area counting both street spaces and those in the three municipally owned lots.
Closed to responses | 831 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
What methods of travel do you use to get to downtown Exeter?
Drive/Ride in car
92%
Walk
39%
Bicycle
16%
Other
1%
Transit/Senior Van
1%
Closed to responses | 670 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
How frequently do you require parking in downtown Exeter?
Several times per week
31%
A few times per month
24%
Weekly
22%
Daily
11%
Once a month or less
10%
Multiple times per day
3%
Closed to responses | 731 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
What days of the week do you usually come to downtown Exeter?
Saturday
68%
Thursday
59%
Friday
57%
Tuesday
47%
Wednesday
45%
Monday
40%
Sunday
40%
Closed to responses | 637 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
Select the times (up to 3) that you most frequently need parking in downtown Exeter.
Afternoon - Between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM
55%
Dinnertime - Between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM
50%
Lunchtime - Between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
38%
Morning - Before 11:00 AM
26%
Nighttime - After 7:00 PM
16%
Closed to responses | 652 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
How long do you usually need parking for when in downtown Exeter?
Between one and two hours
55%
Between two and four hours
20%
Less than an hour
18%
More than four hours
7%
Closed to responses | 681 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
Where do you prefer to park when you come to downtown Exeter?
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Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
How long are you willing to walk from your parking space to your destination?
3- 5 minutes
55%
2 minutes or less
27%
5-10 minutes
18%
Closed to responses | 687 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
Place a pin or a point where you generally prefer to park when you come to the downtown. Comments can also be added.
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
What changes or improvements would you like to see relating to parking in Exeter's downtown area?
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Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
How many times per day do you pass through Exeter's downtown on your way from one part of town to another?
1-2
58%
3-4
20%
Zero
12%
5 or more
10%
Closed to responses | 615 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
Have you ever used the small "pocket park" on Water Street in front of the municipal parking lot?
No
67%
Yes
33%
Closed to responses | 639 Responses
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
What amenities would you like to see added to the downtown?
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Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
State how traffic congestion in the downtown impact the following.
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Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
A number of concerns have been raised relating to parking and traffic in downtown Exeter. Please rate the impacts of the following issues on a scale from 1 - Not a Problem to 5 - A Serious Problem.
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Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
Where do you live?

Move the circle to the area where you generally reside.

Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
Add your email below if you would like to be informed of final survey results and other related efforts regarding parking and traffic in downtown Exeter.
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
What is your age?
Under 18
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
55-65
66-75
Over 75
Prefer not to answer
Select a response
Rockingham Planning Commission Poll:
this is a test — how is your day going?
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