Bridge Street District: Research Review
Compilation of data from the Community Attitudes Survey, Community Forum, Communications Advisory Committee and the National Citizens Survey. Download the Presentation
Bridge Street District survey findings report:
- Familiarity with the District has increased from 53% to 76% since 2013
- 84% of residents have favorable impressions of the District
- Two out of three residents agree that plans for the District are becoming a reality at an appropriate pace
- When asked what concerns residents may have about the District, transportation and traffic were at the top of the list
Residents said the top four benefits of the Bridge Street District are:
- Expanded Housing, Business & Shopping Options
- Improved Access to Amenities
- A Vibrant Community Gathering Place
- Economic Development Opportunities
In the Community Attitudes Survey and the National Citizen Survey, 98 percent of respondents said Dublin is an excellent or good place to live. In addition, 94 percent consider Dublin an excellent or good place to work. Our surveys are designed to gauge residents’ perceptions of our community and local government. The City uses the data in guiding policy decisions to enhance our quality of life and continue high-quality service delivery.
In the 2013 survey, half the community (48%) considers the Bridge Street District a “high priority” for the City of Dublin.
Interest in this initiative is strongest in high-income households (58%), among residents younger than 35 (56%), and in Ward 1 (56%). Only one resident in eight (13%) considers the BSD a low priority.
Nearly four residents in ten (37%) ranked the Bridge Street District among the top two priorities among the nine items tested.
Only one of the nine – improving the flow of traffic on the city’s streets and roads – received a similar ranking by more residents (45%).