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Name not available outside Neighborhoods March 3, 2024, 6:21 AM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? No, I live outside of SLO
How often do you use public parking facilities in Downtown SLO? Monthly
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Very Satisfied
How satisfied are you with the current paid parking rates in Downtown SLO? Very Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination, Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space , Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 2 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Easy
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spaces typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? Yes, it is usually enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? 3 hours
Where did you park? On the street, in an area without paid parking
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? Right away
How far away from your destination did you park? 5 or more blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 2 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? No, I don’t own a business or work in Downtown SLO.
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? No, end the survey

Brit Tarr outside Neighborhoods March 2, 2024, 9:48 PM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? No, I live outside of SLO
How often do you use public parking facilities in Downtown SLO? 2-3 times a week
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Very Dissatisfied
How satisfied are you with the current paid parking rates in Downtown SLO? Very Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment, Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space 
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 3 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Difficult
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spaces typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? No, it is usually not enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? 3 hours
Where did you park? On the street, in an area without paid parking
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? More than 5 minutes
How far away from your destination did you park? 3-4 blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? More than 3 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? Yes, I work in Downtown SLO.
Which of the following best describes where you work? Salon
How do you typically commute to work? Drive alone
Where do you typically park while you are at work? On the street, in an area without paid parking
How far away do you typically park from work? 4 or more blocks
How long does it typically take you to find an available parking space before work? More than 5 minutes
If you are parking in 2-hour on-street spaces, how frequently do you park or re-park while at work? Not applicable, I don’t park in the 2-hour on-street spaces for work.
Do you think the current on-street time limit of 2 hours typically provides enough time for your customers to park in and visit Downtown? No
On a typical day, do you think there is enough convenient parking available for your customers Downtown? No, my customers typically have a challenge finding nearby parking.
Do you believe there are sufficient long-term parking options available for customers in your area? No, there are insufficient long-term parking options.
What time do you typically arrive at work? Midday (9 AM - 12 PM)
What time do you typically depart work? Night (7 PM - 2 AM)
Do you purchase either the Quarterly Structure Pass (for parking structures) and the 10-hour meter permit (for street parking)? No
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? Yes, continue to questions about me
Which of the following best describes your annual income in the last year or past 12 months? Please select one of the options below. $80,000 - $99,999
Do you identify as a person with a disability? (including physical, mental and emotional conditions lasting 6 months or more that limit a person's movements, senses or activities) No
Which racial group do you most closely identify with? White/Caucasian
Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx or of Spanish origin? Prefer not to answer

Name not available inside Neighborhood 7 March 2, 2024, 2:03 PM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? Yes
How often do you use public paid parking facilities in Downtown SLO? Weekly
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment  , Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space , Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 3 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Easy
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spots typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? No, it is usually not enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? 3 hours
How well-informed do you feel about parking policies and any recent changes in Downtown SLO? Somewhat informed
While the Parking Fund is restricted to funding parking-related items, there are other ways to enhance the overall parking experience. If there was an additional funding source, where would you like to see money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (5) least important. Safety programs (e.g., pedestrian safety, traffic control), Beautification projects (e.g., landscaping, public art), Improving street lighting, Public transportation improvements (transit), Environmental initiatives (e.g., green spaces, pollution reduction)
If you reside in a Residential Permit District, how satisfied are you with the experience of acquiring a residential permit? Not applicable, I do not reside in a Residential Permit District.
If there is additional revenue from paid parking after offsetting operational costs, which of the following options would you like to see this money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (4) least important. Reduced rates for the parking structure, Reduced paid parking enforcement times (Current: Mon-Sat, 9AM - 9 PM, and Sun 1PM - 9PM), Additional discounted parking programs (e.g., discount permits, validations, free time), Reduced rates for on-street parking
Where did you park? Public parking structure
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? 5 minutes or less
How far away from your destination did you park? Within 1 block
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 3 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? No, I don’t own a business or work in Downtown SLO.
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? Yes, continue to questions about me
Which of the following best describes your annual income in the last year or past 12 months? Please select one of the options below. $80,000 - $99,999
Do you identify as a person with a disability? (including physical, mental and emotional conditions lasting 6 months or more that limit a person's movements, senses or activities) No
Which racial group do you most closely identify with? White/Caucasian
Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx or of Spanish origin? No

Name not available inside Neighborhood 11 March 2, 2024, 12:04 PM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? Yes
How often do you use public paid parking facilities in Downtown SLO? Weekly
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Very Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment  , Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination, Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space 
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 3 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Moderate
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spots typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? No, it is usually not enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? Over 4 hours
How well-informed do you feel about parking policies and any recent changes in Downtown SLO? Neutral
While the Parking Fund is restricted to funding parking-related items, there are other ways to enhance the overall parking experience. If there was an additional funding source, where would you like to see money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (5) least important. Safety programs (e.g., pedestrian safety, traffic control), Improving street lighting, Beautification projects (e.g., landscaping, public art), Public transportation improvements (transit), Environmental initiatives (e.g., green spaces, pollution reduction)
If you reside in a Residential Permit District, how satisfied are you with the experience of acquiring a residential permit? Not applicable, I do not reside in a Residential Permit District.
If there is additional revenue from paid parking after offsetting operational costs, which of the following options would you like to see this money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (4) least important. Additional discounted parking programs (e.g., discount permits, validations, free time), Reduced rates for the parking structure, Reduced rates for on-street parking, Reduced paid parking enforcement times (Current: Mon-Sat, 9AM - 9 PM, and Sun 1PM - 9PM)
Where did you park? Public parking structure
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? 5 minutes or less
How far away from your destination did you park? 3-4 blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 3 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? No, I don’t own a business or work in Downtown SLO.
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? No, end the survey

Name not available inside Neighborhood 11 March 2, 2024, 6:23 AM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? Yes
How often do you use public paid parking facilities in Downtown SLO? Weekly
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment  , Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space 
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 2 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Moderate
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spots typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? Yes, it is usually enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? 3 hours
How well-informed do you feel about parking policies and any recent changes in Downtown SLO? Not very well-informed
While the Parking Fund is restricted to funding parking-related items, there are other ways to enhance the overall parking experience. If there was an additional funding source, where would you like to see money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (5) least important. Beautification projects (e.g., landscaping, public art), Public transportation improvements (transit), Environmental initiatives (e.g., green spaces, pollution reduction), Safety programs (e.g., pedestrian safety, traffic control), Improving street lighting
If you reside in a Residential Permit District, how satisfied are you with the experience of acquiring a residential permit? Not applicable, I do not reside in a Residential Permit District.
If there is additional revenue from paid parking after offsetting operational costs, which of the following options would you like to see this money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (4) least important. Reduced rates for the parking structure, Additional discounted parking programs (e.g., discount permits, validations, free time), Reduced paid parking enforcement times (Current: Mon-Sat, 9AM - 9 PM, and Sun 1PM - 9PM), Reduced rates for on-street parking
Where did you park? Public parking structure
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? 5 minutes or less
How far away from your destination did you park? 1-2 blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 3 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? No, I don’t own a business or work in Downtown SLO.
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? Yes, continue to questions about me
Which of the following best describes your annual income in the last year or past 12 months? Please select one of the options below. Prefer not to answer
Do you identify as a person with a disability? (including physical, mental and emotional conditions lasting 6 months or more that limit a person's movements, senses or activities) No
Which racial group do you most closely identify with? White/Caucasian
Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx or of Spanish origin? No

Name not available inside Neighborhood 11 March 2, 2024, 6:22 AM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? Yes
How often do you use public paid parking facilities in Downtown SLO? Weekly
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Very Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space , Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment  
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 3 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Moderate
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spots typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? No, it is usually not enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? 4 hours
How well-informed do you feel about parking policies and any recent changes in Downtown SLO? Neutral
While the Parking Fund is restricted to funding parking-related items, there are other ways to enhance the overall parking experience. If there was an additional funding source, where would you like to see money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (5) least important. Public transportation improvements (transit), Environmental initiatives (e.g., green spaces, pollution reduction), Improving street lighting, Beautification projects (e.g., landscaping, public art), Safety programs (e.g., pedestrian safety, traffic control)
If you reside in a Residential Permit District, how satisfied are you with the experience of acquiring a residential permit? Not applicable, I do not reside in a Residential Permit District.
If there is additional revenue from paid parking after offsetting operational costs, which of the following options would you like to see this money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (4) least important. Reduced rates for the parking structure, Reduced rates for on-street parking, Additional discounted parking programs (e.g., discount permits, validations, free time), Reduced paid parking enforcement times (Current: Mon-Sat, 9AM - 9 PM, and Sun 1PM - 9PM)
Where did you park? Public parking structure
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? More than 5 minutes
How far away from your destination did you park? 1-2 blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 3 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? No, I don’t own a business or work in Downtown SLO.
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? Yes, continue to questions about me
Which of the following best describes your annual income in the last year or past 12 months? Please select one of the options below. Prefer not to answer
Do you identify as a person with a disability? (including physical, mental and emotional conditions lasting 6 months or more that limit a person's movements, senses or activities) No
Which racial group do you most closely identify with? White/Caucasian
Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx or of Spanish origin? No

Name not available inside Neighborhood 8 March 2, 2024, 4:44 AM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? Yes
How often do you use public paid parking facilities in Downtown SLO? 5 or more times a week
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Very Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space , Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment  
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 2 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Difficult
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spots typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? Yes, it is usually enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? 4 hours
How well-informed do you feel about parking policies and any recent changes in Downtown SLO? Very well-informed
While the Parking Fund is restricted to funding parking-related items, there are other ways to enhance the overall parking experience. If there was an additional funding source, where would you like to see money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (5) least important. Improving street lighting, Safety programs (e.g., pedestrian safety, traffic control), Beautification projects (e.g., landscaping, public art), Environmental initiatives (e.g., green spaces, pollution reduction), Public transportation improvements (transit)
If you reside in a Residential Permit District, how satisfied are you with the experience of acquiring a residential permit? Not applicable, I do not reside in a Residential Permit District.
If there is additional revenue from paid parking after offsetting operational costs, which of the following options would you like to see this money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (4) least important. Reduced rates for the parking structure, Additional discounted parking programs (e.g., discount permits, validations, free time), Reduced paid parking enforcement times (Current: Mon-Sat, 9AM - 9 PM, and Sun 1PM - 9PM), Reduced rates for on-street parking
Where did you park? Public parking structure
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? 5 minutes or less
How far away from your destination did you park? 1-2 blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 3 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? Yes, I work in Downtown SLO.
Which of the following best describes where you work? Restaurant
How do you typically commute to work? Drive alone
Where do you typically park while you are at work? In a public parking lot or garage
How far away do you typically park from work? 2 blocks
How long does it typically take you to find an available parking space before work? Between 1-5 minutes
If you are parking in 2-hour on-street spaces, how frequently do you park or re-park while at work? More than twice per day
Do you think the current on-street time limit of 2 hours typically provides enough time for your customers to park in and visit Downtown? Yes
On a typical day, do you think there is enough convenient parking available for your customers Downtown? No, my customers typically have a challenge finding nearby parking.
Do you believe there are sufficient long-term parking options available for customers in your area? No, there are insufficient long-term parking options.
What time do you typically arrive at work? Midday (9 AM - 12 PM)
What time do you typically depart work? Night (7 PM - 2 AM)
Do you purchase either the Quarterly Structure Pass (for parking structures) and the 10-hour meter permit (for street parking)? No
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? No, end the survey

Name not available inside Neighborhood 7 March 1, 2024, 10:02 PM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? Yes
How often do you use public paid parking facilities in Downtown SLO? 2-3 times a week
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space , Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment  
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 4 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Difficult
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spots typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? No, it is usually not enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? 4 hours
How well-informed do you feel about parking policies and any recent changes in Downtown SLO? Not very well-informed
While the Parking Fund is restricted to funding parking-related items, there are other ways to enhance the overall parking experience. If there was an additional funding source, where would you like to see money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (5) least important. Environmental initiatives (e.g., green spaces, pollution reduction), Safety programs (e.g., pedestrian safety, traffic control), Public transportation improvements (transit), Beautification projects (e.g., landscaping, public art), Improving street lighting
If you reside in a Residential Permit District, how satisfied are you with the experience of acquiring a residential permit? Not applicable, I do not reside in a Residential Permit District.
If there is additional revenue from paid parking after offsetting operational costs, which of the following options would you like to see this money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (4) least important. Reduced rates for the parking structure, Reduced rates for on-street parking, Reduced paid parking enforcement times (Current: Mon-Sat, 9AM - 9 PM, and Sun 1PM - 9PM), Additional discounted parking programs (e.g., discount permits, validations, free time)
Where did you park? On the street, in an area with paid parking
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? More than 5 minutes
How far away from your destination did you park? 3-4 blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 3 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? No, I don’t own a business or work in Downtown SLO.
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? Yes, continue to questions about me
Which of the following best describes your annual income in the last year or past 12 months? Please select one of the options below. Prefer not to answer
Do you identify as a person with a disability? (including physical, mental and emotional conditions lasting 6 months or more that limit a person's movements, senses or activities) Prefer not to answer
Which racial group do you most closely identify with? Prefer not to answer
Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx or of Spanish origin? Prefer not to answer

Name not available outside Neighborhoods March 1, 2024, 3:09 PM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? No, I live outside of SLO
How often do you use public parking facilities in Downtown SLO? 2-3 times a week
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Satisfied
How satisfied are you with the current paid parking rates in Downtown SLO? Very Dissatisfied
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space , Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment, Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 5 or more blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Easy
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spaces typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? No, it is usually not enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? Over 4 hours
Where did you park? Public parking structure
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? Right away
How far away from your destination did you park? 5 or more blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 3 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? No, I don’t own a business or work in Downtown SLO.
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? Yes, continue to questions about me
Which of the following best describes your annual income in the last year or past 12 months? Please select one of the options below. $150,000+
Do you identify as a person with a disability? (including physical, mental and emotional conditions lasting 6 months or more that limit a person's movements, senses or activities) No
Which racial group do you most closely identify with? White/Caucasian
Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx or of Spanish origin? No

Name not available inside Neighborhood 12 March 1, 2024, 2:01 PM

Do you reside in the City of San Luis Obispo? Yes
How often do you use public paid parking facilities in Downtown SLO? Weekly
How satisfied are you with the current experience of using paid parking technology (parking meters, pay stations, mobile payment apps) in Downtown SLO? Neutral
What do you consider to be the most important factors when looking for parking?
Rank the following factors from (1) most important to (4) least important.
Speed: Quickly finding an available parking space , Cost: Finding a space that is priced at a low rate, Convenience: Finding a space right next to my destination, Experience: Finding a space in a clean and well-lit environment  
How safe do you feel when using parking facilities downtown?
What is a reasonable distance for you to walk from a parking space to your final destination? 2 blocks
How easy is it to find an available parking space in your most frequently visited areas? Moderate
Does the current 2-hour time limit for most on-street parking spots typically provide enough time for you when you visit Downtown SLO? No, it is usually not enough time for me
Typically, when you visit Downtown SLO, how long would you prefer to visit Downtown? 3 hours
How well-informed do you feel about parking policies and any recent changes in Downtown SLO? Somewhat informed
While the Parking Fund is restricted to funding parking-related items, there are other ways to enhance the overall parking experience. If there was an additional funding source, where would you like to see money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (5) least important. Improving street lighting, Beautification projects (e.g., landscaping, public art), Safety programs (e.g., pedestrian safety, traffic control), Environmental initiatives (e.g., green spaces, pollution reduction), Public transportation improvements (transit)
If you reside in a Residential Permit District, how satisfied are you with the experience of acquiring a residential permit? Not applicable, I am not sure if I reside in a Residential Permit District.
If there is additional revenue from paid parking after offsetting operational costs, which of the following options would you like to see this money reinvested?

Please rank the items from (1) most important to (4) least important. Reduced rates for on-street parking, Reduced paid parking enforcement times (Current: Mon-Sat, 9AM - 9 PM, and Sun 1PM - 9PM), Reduced rates for the parking structure, Additional discounted parking programs (e.g., discount permits, validations, free time)
Where did you park? Public parking structure
How long did it take you to find an available parking space? 5 minutes or less
How far away from your destination did you park? 1-2 blocks
Approximately how long was your visit to Downtown? 2 hours
Do you own or work at a business located in Downtown SLO? Yes, I work in Downtown SLO.
Which of the following best describes where you work? Retail
How do you typically commute to work? Drive alone
Where do you typically park while you are at work? In a private parking area provided by my employer
How far away do you typically park from work? 1 block or less
How long does it typically take you to find an available parking space before work? Right away (1 minute or less)
If you are parking in 2-hour on-street spaces, how frequently do you park or re-park while at work? Not applicable, I don’t park in the 2-hour on-street spaces for work.
Do you think the current on-street time limit of 2 hours typically provides enough time for your customers to park in and visit Downtown? No
On a typical day, do you think there is enough convenient parking available for your customers Downtown? No, my customers typically have a challenge finding nearby parking.
Do you believe there are sufficient long-term parking options available for customers in your area? Not sure / No opinion
What time do you typically arrive at work? Midday (9 AM - 12 PM)
What time do you typically depart work? Evening (3 PM - 7 PM)
Do you purchase either the Quarterly Structure Pass (for parking structures) and the 10-hour meter permit (for street parking)? No
Would you like to tell us more about yourself by answering a few more demographic questions? No, end the survey