2014 Tukwila Comprehensive Plan Survey

Housing

1. Do you live in a:

House
Apartment
Mobile Home
Other


If "Other"(describe): 

  • We ask about this because we want to know how you like the type of house you live in and whether there should be more housing like yours.

2. Are you happy with your house/apartment?

Yes
No
a. What do you like about it?
Number of bedrooms
Cost
Outdoor space / yard
Easy to park my car
Building is well taken care of / in good shape
Other


If "Other"(describe): 

  • The City wants to preserve existing housing that is in good condition, and encourage development of new housing that will make people want to stay in Tukwila.
b. What would you like to change?
More bedrooms
Larger living spaces
Lower cost
Better maintenance of building
More parking
More / better outdoor space
Other


If "Other"(describe): 

3. If you live in or were to move into an apartment, which three spaces would you use most?

Common / Party Room
TV / Game Room
Indoor Sport Court
Indoor Play Area
Vegetable Gardening Space
Playground
Outdoor Paved play area
Grass yard
Exercise room / equipment
Barbeque / Picnic Area
Other


If "Other"(describe): 

  • City requires developers to include recreation space when they build new apartments. We would like to know the types of spaces that will be well-used and attractive to people who are thinking about moving here.

Neighborhood

1. What neighborhood do you live in? See map at right.

Riverton
Foster
Cascade View
Thorndyke
Ryan Hill
Tukwila Hill
Allentown
McMicken
Foster Point
  • We ask this to tailor our recommendations to specific neighborhoods when appropriate.

2. Why do you live in your neighborhood in Tukwila? Check all that apply.

I like my house / apartment
Close to family
Close to stores and restaurants
Cost
Close to bus / light rail
Close to work
Close to mosque / church
Close to school
Close to people from my country
Other


If "Other"(describe): 

  • Please tell us what qualities of your neighborhood are most attractive and whether we can help support neighborhood strengths to encourage people to live here for a long time.

3. How has your neighborhood changed in the last five years?

What changes are you most pleased about?

Most dissatisfied by?

  • We ask this to understand recent changes to your neighborhood.

4. Are you planning to move out of Tukwila in the next few years?

Yes
No
If yes, why?
  • We ask about this because a lot of people do not stay in Tukwila for many years. The City would like to become a place where people invest in where they live and get to know their neighbors.

5. What 1 or 2 new businesses do you need in your neighborhood?

  • We ask about this because we want to know what types of shops and services our residents would like to use that are not already located nearby.

6. What 1 or 2 businesses are problems in your neighborhood?

  • We ask about this because we want to know if there are any businesses that take away from making your neighborhood a nice place to live.

7. Are the services you need (childcare, healthcare, citizenship classes, government agencies) available in your area?

Yes
No
What services are missing?
  • We ask about this because we would like you know if there are any services we can encourage to locate in your neighborhood, or if there are ways the City can assist you in accessing these services.

8. A priority in the Comprehensive Plan is to “Improve and sustain residential neighborhood quality and livability”. What would improve and sustain your neighborhood’s livability and quality?

9. Preserving Tukwila’s “Character” is a priority in the Comprehensive Plan. What are the places, features, or words that represent the “Tukwila Character” of your neighborhood in a positive way?

Access to Food

  • We ask these questions to see if Tukwila residents can easily get the kind of food they like to eat will help the City determine whether additional or different food shopping opportunities are needed .

1. Can you buy the kinds of food you want near your home?

Yes
No
If no, what kind of food is hard to get?

2. Where do you and your family get most of your food?

Large grocery store
Big Box Department Store
Dollar store
Small store / butcher / produce stand
Food Bank
Ethnic grocery store (halal, Latino, other)
Restaurants / Prepared food
Convenience store
Other


If possible, please list the name of each store: 

Tukwila International Boulevard

1. A priority in the Comprehensive Plan is to “Redevelop and improve Tukwila International Boulevard”. What sorts of redevelopment and improvements would you like to see?






THANK YOU FOR TAKING THIS SURVEY!
YOUR ANSWERS WILL HELP SHAPE OUR CITY’S FUTURE.