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For what purposes do you currently walk?

Select up to three.

Recreation and fitness
To connect with nature
To be with family, friends or pets (socializing)
Shopping, errands or dining
Commute to work/school
Not applicable (N/A) / none of the above
Other
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For what purposes would you walk more often if it was more convenient or felt safer?

Select up to three.

Recreation and fitness
To connect with nature
To be with family, friends or pets (socializing)
Shopping, errands or dining
Commute to work/school
Not applicable (N/A) / none of the above
Other
Closed to responses

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How often do you currently walk in Hendersonville?

Rarely
Once or twice a week
A few times a month
Most days
Everyday!
Never
N/A / None of the above
Closed to responses

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"Currently, walking in Hendersonville is a _______________________ experience."

Fill in the blank with an adjective or descriptor.

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The following set of questions asks about your comfort walking on different types of sidewalks and pedestrian facilities.

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How comfortable are you walking on a sidewalk like this without a grass buffer separating the sidewalk from the road?

How comfortable are you walking on a sidewalk like this without a grass buffer separating the sidewalk from the road?

Slide the bar below to indicate your level of comfort.

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How comfortable are you walking on a sidewalk like this with a grass buffer separating from the sidewalk from the road?

How comfortable are you walking on a sidewalk like this with a grass buffer separating from the sidewalk from the road?

Slide the bar below to indicate your level of comfort.

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How comfortable are you walking on a greenway like this?

How comfortable are you walking on a greenway like this?

Slide the bar below to indicate your level of comfort.

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How comfortable are you walking on a road like this with a multi-use sidepath (parallel to the road but separated)?

How comfortable are you walking on a road like this with a multi-use sidepath (parallel to the road but separated)?

Slide the bar below to indicate your level of comfort.

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How comfortable are you walking on a quiet neighborhood street with no dedicated sidewalk?

How comfortable are you walking on a quiet neighborhood street with no dedicated sidewalk?

Slide the bar below to indicate your level of comfort.

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"I would like to walk more than I currently do."

Slide the bar to indicate whether you agree or disagree with this statement.

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What are the top obstacles that prevent you from walking more?

Select up to three.

There are no sidewalks, paths, or greenways where I want to go
People drive too fast
Not enough safe places to cross the street
Lack of motorist awareness
Sidewalks are too narrow or close to the road
Poor lighting
Personal safety (e.g., crime)
Lack of restrooms or trash receptacles
Cracked or uneven sidewalks
Missing curb ramps
N/A - I don't want to walk anymore than I already do
Missing push button or walk signal for me to cross
Other
Closed to responses

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Do you have physical limitations that make walking more difficult for you?

If you answer yes, the survey will take you to a few more questions about what is needed to make Hendersonville streets and sidewalks more accessible for you.

Yes
No
Closed to responses

Purpose

The purpose of this survey is to understand your opinion on walking in the City and where you think this Plan should focus.

Who is it for?

This survey is for everyone who lives, works or visits Hendersonville.

What will we do with this information?

Your input will be used to create an updated Pedestrian Plan for Hendersonville that identifies the community's vision, strategies, goals and recommended actions for the future of walking.

Project Background

In the spring 2022, Hendersonville kicked off an effort to update their 2007 Pedestrian Plan that will identify the community’s vision, strategies, goals, and recommended actions for the future of walking. The project will take about 12 months to complete and will be closely guided by community engagement. The planning effort is guided by a Steering Committee of community representatives, City staff, County and regional officials, businesses and more.

Questions? 

Contact Kristy Carter at Traffic Planning & Design: [email protected] or 828-293-4370.

Contact Alexius Farris at NCDOT Integrated Mobility Division: [email protected] or 919-707-4698.

Community Input Meetings

We are hosting a community input meeting on Monday July 25, 5-7:00 PM at the City Operations Assembly Room, 305 Williams Street. Please join us in person or participate in this survey.