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The MetroQuest Process <ul><li>Data collection and analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based polls to identify priorities  </li...
What we heard: The Process <ul><li>Enjoyable and useful process </li></ul><ul><li>Good opportunity to provide input </li><...
 
What we heard: Our Strengths <ul><li>Small town feel </li></ul><ul><li>Safe & friendly community </li></ul><ul><li>Unique ...
What we heard: Key Priorities <ul><li>Well-Planned Town </li></ul><ul><li>Protecting Open Space </li></ul><ul><li>Transpor...
 
What we heard: Our Vision <ul><li>More compact development near commercial areas  </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller homes and yard...
 
What we heard: Why Compact? <ul><li>Provides for a more vibrant downtown </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates facelifts and uses ...
 
What we heard: Why Alternatives? <ul><li>Promotes healthier lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes walking and biking </li>...
 
 
 
 
 
Conclusions <ul><li>Fairly bold vision </li></ul><ul><li>Clear results/good level of consensus </li></ul><ul><li>The trade...
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Overview of the results from participants. The complete report is available at www.highriver.ca/town hall/reports and studies.

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Metroquest game results

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  2. 3. The MetroQuest Process <ul><li>Data collection and analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based polls to identify priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based scenario evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>A series of community visioning workshops </li></ul>
  3. 4. What we heard: The Process <ul><li>Enjoyable and useful process </li></ul><ul><li>Good opportunity to provide input </li></ul><ul><li>Informative </li></ul><ul><li>Nice to hear from other residents </li></ul>
  4. 6. What we heard: Our Strengths <ul><li>Small town feel </li></ul><ul><li>Safe & friendly community </li></ul><ul><li>Unique downtown area </li></ul><ul><li>A strong sense of history and heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable </li></ul><ul><li>Natural and green </li></ul><ul><li>Quality medical care </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to get around </li></ul>
  5. 7. What we heard: Key Priorities <ul><li>Well-Planned Town </li></ul><ul><li>Protecting Open Space </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Local Jobs and Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Arts & Recreation Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment and Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Affordability </li></ul>
  6. 9. What we heard: Our Vision <ul><li>More compact development near commercial areas </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller homes and yards in new areas </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for transportation alternatives </li></ul>
  7. 11. What we heard: Why Compact? <ul><li>Provides for a more vibrant downtown </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates facelifts and uses unused space </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Costs less </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces traffic and increases alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances housing options and diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains a sense of community </li></ul><ul><li>However… </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid over-crowding the town </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a choice of neighborhood types </li></ul>
  8. 13. What we heard: Why Alternatives? <ul><li>Promotes healthier lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes walking and biking </li></ul><ul><li>Protects the environment </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Provides attractive alternatives for non-drivers </li></ul><ul><li>However… </li></ul><ul><li>When it’s -40…. </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom of driving </li></ul><ul><li>A good mix is needed </li></ul>
  9. 19. Conclusions <ul><li>Fairly bold vision </li></ul><ul><li>Clear results/good level of consensus </li></ul><ul><li>The tradeoffs worth the benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for Growth Management Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Next steps: education, web tool, planning support,… </li></ul>
  10. 20. Thank You!

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