1961 – The Proto WPRA conducted a postcard survey of residents to buttress arguments for retention of the single-family character of the area, which the General Plan would have rezoned for apartments.
1988 – WPRA posted a survey within its newsletter: What Do You Think About the Orange Grove Safety Control Measures?
1993 –The WPRA initiated the Southwest Pasadena Traffic Study sought realistic methods to manage and “diffuse” traffic in areas that are overburdened by commuter traffic, especially feeding into the Pasadena Freeway and traffic exiting the end of the 710 “stump” at California.
1996 – Conducted a Southwest Traffic Study Questionnaire asking for resident comments and suggestions.
2002 – Surveyed the San Rafael area residents to identify their top concerns: overdevelopment in West Pasadena (Legacy Project) and the growing traffic problem.
WPRA retained a traffic consultant to conduct an independent professional analysis of traffic impact out of concern that the Legacy Project proposal was so large it would increase the number housing units in the WPRA service area by 40%.
2003 – WPRA continued to address the Ambassador West Campus proposal by conducting another survey among residents of the WPRA service area and adopting a position about a reduced density and traffic congestion.
2005 – Surveyed West Pasadena citizens’ attitudes about the NFL leasing the Rose Bowl —nearly 60% were totally against the idea, while only 10% favored it.
2009 – Conducted survey of residents of ZIP code 91105: residents were most concerned about crime (71%), traffic congestion (67%), development design (65%) and overdevelopment (63%).
2012 – The WPRA conducted another survey of area residents about the possibility of an NFL team temporarily leasing the Rose Bowl Stadium until its permanent new stadium could be built: 43% were against the idea under any condition; 37% would consider it if certain conditions were met; 19% expressed unconditional approval of the idea.
2017 – Conducted a broad survey of the community to determine the best approach to regulating short-term rentals.