Archive for October 2015

How Often Do You Go Downtown?

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As one would expect, with the dropping ratings there have been dropping visits.

QUESTION: How often do you go to downtown Eugene: daily, weekly, monthly, rarely, never?

METHODOLOGY: 200 telephone interviews of City of Eugene likely general election voters were conducted the nights of June 1-2 and September 21-22, 2015. The margin of error at the median is 7%. Figures may not add up to 100% due to rounding.

Which Opinion About Downtown Closest to Yours?

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The results of this question parallel the results of all the more direct rating questions: The ratings have dropped significantly over the summer.

QUESTION: Now, I am going to read statements from three fictitious people to you about the transient population in downtown Eugene and ask which one comes closest to your view: ROTATE READ 1 TO 3 OR READ 3 TO 1
Bradshaw:  ___  makes me feel much less safe and less likely to go to businesses there.
Philips: ___  makes me feel somewhat less safe and less likely to go to businesses there.
Andrews: ___  does not make me feel less safe and has no effect on whether I would go to businesses there.

METHODOLOGY: 200 telephone interviews of City of Eugene likely general election voters were conducted the nights of June 1-2 and September 21-22, 2015. The margin of error at the median is 7%. Figures may not add up to 100% due to rounding.

How Do You Rate Business Downtown?

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The ratings have dropped significantly over the summer. The drop in the business environment is not as great as that for crime.

QUESTION: How would you rate the business environment in downtown Eugene: excellent, good, fair, poor?

METHODOLOGY: 200 telephone interviews of City of Eugene likely general election voters were conducted the nights of June 1-2 and September 21-22, 2015. The margin of error at the median is 7%. Figures may not add up to 100% due to rounding.