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Please rank the importance of each of the following objectives for Sunnyvale in the next 20 to 30 years.


Please rank the importance of each of the following objectives for Sunnyvale in the next 20 to 30 years. Click Details next to each priority to read more about each item.

Average priorities over 123 responses
  1. A place to live that is less dependent on automobiles, and reduces environmental impacts, with distinctive activity centers and neighborhoods with character and access to nearby services.
    A Complete Community
  2. Provide environmental leadership through land use patterns, renewable energy opportunities, and a multimodal transportation system.
    Environmental Sustainability
  3. Maximize healthy living choices by providing easy access to fresh and healthy food, a range of recreation and open space options for community members of all ages, and convenient and safe biking and walking options throughout the community.
    Healthy Living
  4. Develop mixed-used areas that incorporate commercial, public, and residential uses that are compatible with the surrounding neighborhoods, create dynamic gathering spaces, establish unique visual character, provide nearby services, and reduce reliance on automobiles.
    Neighborhood and Transit-oriented Placemaking
  5. Offer the community a variety of options for travel in and around the City that are connected to regional transportation systems and destinations.
    Multimodal Transportation
  6. New and renovated buildings and spaces are attractive and are compatible with existing neighborhood character.
    Attractive Design
  7. The City coordinates regional and local planning efforts with other agencies and organizations to ensure Sunnyvale’s competitive edge in the regional economy.
    Regional Planning Coordination
  8. The City fosters an economic development environment which provides a wide variety of businesses and promotes a strong economy that can resist downturns within existing environmental, social, fiscal, and land use constraints.
    Economic Development
  9. Provide residential options for all incomes and lifestyles.
    Diverse Housing
  10. Allow for land uses such as childcare, nursing homes, places of worship, etc. that complete the community fabric.
    Special and Unique Land Uses

Please share any additional thoughts you have.

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  • Please rank the importance of each of the following objectives for Sunnyvale in the next 20 to 30 years. Click Details next to each priority to read more about each item.
    1. A place to live that is less dependent on automobiles, and reduces environmental impacts, with distinctive activity centers and neighborhoods with character and access to nearby services.
      A Complete Community
    2. Provide environmental leadership through land use patterns, renewable energy opportunities, and a multimodal transportation system.
      Environmental Sustainability
    3. Provide residential options for all incomes and lifestyles.
      Diverse Housing
    4. Maximize healthy living choices by providing easy access to fresh and healthy food, a range of recreation and open space options for community members of all ages, and convenient and safe biking and walking options throughout the community.
      Healthy Living
    5. Offer the community a variety of options for travel in and around the City that are connected to regional transportation systems and destinations.
      Multimodal Transportation
    6. The City coordinates regional and local planning efforts with other agencies and organizations to ensure Sunnyvale’s competitive edge in the regional economy.
      Regional Planning Coordination
    7. Allow for land uses such as childcare, nursing homes, places of worship, etc. that complete the community fabric.
      Special and Unique Land Uses
    8. Develop mixed-used areas that incorporate commercial, public, and residential uses that are compatible with the surrounding neighborhoods, create dynamic gathering spaces, establish unique visual character, provide nearby services, and reduce reliance on automobiles.
      Neighborhood and Transit-oriented Placemaking
    9. The City fosters an economic development environment which provides a wide variety of businesses and promotes a strong economy that can resist downturns within existing environmental, social, fiscal, and land use constraints.
      Economic Development
    10. New and renovated buildings and spaces are attractive and are compatible with existing neighborhood character.
      Attractive Design
  • Please share any additional thoughts you have.

    Missing from this list are objectives that consider the diversity of Sunnyvale. According to 2010 census, Sunnyvale is 34% white alone (not Latino), 41% Asian, 19% Latino/Hispanic. Forty-four percent of residents were foreign-born. Fifty-five percent speak a language other than English at home.

    How does Sunnyvale accommodate and celebrate its multi-national community? Are all community members respected, able to participate in civic life, and do they see reflections of themselves in the urban fabric? Does our government meet the needs of all? If not, how can we improve?

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List Order Item
A Complete Community A place to live that is less dependent on automobiles, and reduces environmental impacts, with distinctive activity centers and neighborhoods with character and access to nearby services. Details
Regional Planning Coordination The City coordinates regional and local planning efforts with other agencies and organizations to ensure Sunnyvale’s competitive edge in the regional economy. Details
Neighborhood and Transit-oriented Placemaking Develop mixed-used areas that incorporate commercial, public, and residential uses that are compatible with the surrounding neighborhoods, create dynamic gathering spaces, establish unique visual character, provide nearby services, and reduce reliance on automobiles. Details
Attractive Design New and renovated buildings and spaces are attractive and are compatible with existing neighborhood character. Details
Economic Development The City fosters an economic development environment which provides a wide variety of businesses and promotes a strong economy that can resist downturns within existing environmental, social, fiscal, and land use constraints. Details
Environmental Sustainability Provide environmental leadership through land use patterns, renewable energy opportunities, and a multimodal transportation system. Details
Multimodal Transportation Offer the community a variety of options for travel in and around the City that are connected to regional transportation systems and destinations. Details
Healthy Living Maximize healthy living choices by providing easy access to fresh and healthy food, a range of recreation and open space options for community members of all ages, and convenient and safe biking and walking options throughout the community. Details
Diverse Housing Provide residential options for all incomes and lifestyles. Details
Special and Unique Land Uses Allow for land uses such as childcare, nursing homes, places of worship, etc. that complete the community fabric. Details

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