What would make downtown livin' more easy?

City leaders want to grow the number of downtown residents from 25,000 currently to 40,000 within 10 years. What would convince you to live downtown?

More retail options with typical suburban staples, such as grocery and home-good stores. [109 votes] (42%)
A greater sense of safety, with increased police presence and better public lighting, for example. [34 votes] (13%)
More high-quality elementary, middle and high schools, and easy access to them. [64 votes] (25%)
A friendlier and more cultured environment, in part through more public art. [13 votes] (5%)
More housing options and public spaces that appeal to families with children. [37 votes] (14%)
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