Please help us plan the future of Worcester’s parks, recreation, and open space system. Your input is essential! 

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PART 1 - TELL US ABOUT WORCESTER PARKS!

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* 1. How important are parks, recreation, and open space issues to you?

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* 2. How do you feel about the following statement?
Your neighborhood is adequately served by the City's existing parks, recreation, and open space system.

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* 3. How do you feel about the following statement?
Your personal recreation needs are met by the City's park, recreation, and open space system.

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* 4. The Worcester parks, recreation, and open space system includes more than 60 properties that fall under the jurisdiction of the Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks and dozens of other open space properties that are owned by the Worcester Conservation Commission and private land stewards including Mass Audobon and the Greater Worcester Land Trust.  List the names of the top five parks, playgrounds or other open space properties that you visit.

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* 5. Indicate the frequency of your park visits.

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* 6. What times during the day do you most often visit park facilities?

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* 7. How do you and your family travel to the parks and open space properties that you visit?

  Usually Occassionally Never
Walk
Bike
Drive
Public Transit
Other

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* 8. Rank the top 5 amenities and/or activities that you pursue in at the parks.

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* 9. If you rarely use the parks, recreation and open space facilities and resources in Worcester, what are the reasons? Check all that apply.

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* 11. How important is it for you or members of your household to use sidewalks in your neighborhood for recreation or travel?

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* 12. How important is it for you or members of your household to use bike lanes in your neighborhood for recreation or travel?

PART 2 - TELL US HOW TO MAKE WORCESTER PARKS BETTER!

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* 13. Please choose the five (5) things that need the most improvement in the City's park, recreation, and open space system.

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* 14. What additional active use amenities (e.g. soccer fields) would you like to see in Worcester Parks?

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* 15. What additional passive use amenities (e.g. trails, seating areas) would you like to see in Worcester Parks?

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* 16. How do you feel about the following statement?  The City should ...

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Protect additional open space from development.
Acquire additional land to expand its park system.
Improve public access to its lakes, ponds and rivers through buying land and developing facilities along them.
Make more bike lanes and bike amenities through the city.
Incorporate more public and community art into parks and open space properties.
Create more walking and hiking trails throughout the parks and open space properties.
Concentrate on maintaining existing parks and facilities only.
PART 3 - TELL US ABOUT YOU!

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* 17. How did you hear about this survey?

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* 18. What is the best way for you to receive information on parks, recreation and open space facilities, services, and programs?

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* 20. How long have lived ...?

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At Your Residence?
In Worcester?

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* 21. How many members of your household (including yourself)?

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* 22. How many people in your household fall into the following age groups?

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5 years & under
6-11 years old 
12-17 years old
18-24 years old
25-34 years old
35-44 years old
45-54 years old
55-64 years old
65+ years old

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* 23. Name & Contact (optional)

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* 24. Any additional comments?

THANK YOU! Please continue to stay connected throughout this process - we want your help!
This survey will remain open from November 14, 2019-February 14, 2020.
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