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Opinion: Citizen online poll results, May 16-23

We asked if you feel safe coming to downtown Prince George, are you worried about the growing problem with cockroaches in Prince George, where do you think Prince George's city centre is, and would you switch from driving to riding the bus, if it was free.
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Cast your vote in this week's Citizen opinion polls.

Do you feel safe coming to downtown Prince George?

Yes, the problems downtown have been over-reported and exaggerated – 36 votes (4%)

Yes, there's no issue most of the time – 92 votes (11%)

No, it's fine during the day but I won't go at night - 234 votes (27%)

No, I never go downtown unless I have to - 501 votes (58%)

Are you worried about the growing problem with cockroaches in Prince George?

Yes, because once they're in your home, they're impossible to get rid of - 249 votes (42%)

Yes, they're icky and gross - 101 votes (17%)

No, ants and wasps are a bigger problem in Prince George - 140 votes (24%)

No, it's nothing bug spray and pest control can't fix - 97 votes (17%)

Where do you think Prince George's city centre is?

Always has been and always will be downtown - 431 votes (63%)

The Gateway - 41 votes (6%)

West Bowl area along Highway 97 (The Bypass) - 95 votes (14%)

Highway 16 from Mr. PG to Peden Hill - 112 votes (16%)

Would you switch from driving to riding the bus, if it was free?

Yes, at $2 per litre for fuel, the extra travel time would be worth it - 49 votes (8%)

Yes, I would consider riding the bus at least occasionally - 82 votes (14%)

No, that might work in Vancouver, but not in Prince George - 325 votes (57%)

No, you couldn't pay me to ditch my vehicle to ride the bus - 105 votes (18%)

I already ride public transit - 16 votes (3%)

This week's poll questions: 

Are you in favour of spending $780-million to upgrade the Royal B.C. Museum?

What does the Prince George RCMP need to do to improve?

Do you think Prince George is a friendly community for seniors?

Cast your vote now!