With a majority of Bay Area residents relying on smartphones, a new poll found widespread support for upgraded communications networks. The survey also found a majority in favor of improving the area’s aging energy infrastructure.
According to a new Bay Area Council poll, almost 60 percent of Bay Area residents believe the region is headed in the right direction.
The first in a series of surveys taking the pulse of Bay Area attitudes finds that crime, transportation and housing costs have been unseated as the number one concern among Bay Area residents by fears about the overall cost of living.
A KPIX 5 phone survey taken this week showed strong support among South Bay women and seniors for incumbent Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) in his 17th Congressional District re-election bid.
The survey released Wednesday finds 57 percent of likely voters would choose the Democratic governor, far outpacing any of the three top Republican challengers.
The Bay Area Council commissioned a poll this month that found overall, San Francisco voters support commuter shuttle buses, but that they also support their regulation.
The survey of 500 San Francisco residents found overwhelming support remains for the team crossing the bay from Oakland. Only 17 percent of respondents said they opposed the move, with 68 percent of those polled saying they were in favor of welcoming the Warriors. However, an even larger segment – 72 percent – said the arena project should be voted on by San Franciscans before it can be built.
A poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California says strong majorities of likely voters approve of Gov. Jerry Brown’s overall handling of the job and of the budget proposal he released earlier this month.
The Metropolitan Transpiration Commission says we usually see more traffic during the commute hours in the fall, but Bay Area Bridges are 2-3 percent busier than they were last year.
Nearly half in a poll of 500 likely voters say they would definitely not re-elect Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to a second term.