This is the third edition of a four-part series highlighting key findings from a community survey undertaken in August 2013. The survey, involving 1,000 households from throughout Clarington, represented a first step in seeking resident input for the Priority Green Clarington initiative.
The survey results offer insight on how “green” features factor into residents’ decision making when undertaking home improvements, or buying a new home. In addition, it examines what green features residents would like Clarington neighbourhoods to have and their perceptions about approaches to accommodating growth, including higher density development.
This is what residents told us when asked questions about the the design and features of local neighbourhoods…
There is growing recognition of both the health and environmental benefits associated with reduced dependency on automobiles and an active lifestyle. Supporting and encouraging safe and convenient walking and cycling within our residential neighbourhoods will be an important component of the green development criteria to be established as part of PRIORITY GREEN Clarington.
Stay tuned to learn more about the results of the PRIORITY GREEN Clarington community survey.