We had 179 people complete the survey. Here are the results.
150 people entered their Postal Code. Here is the postal code map. We received surveys from all over the neighbourhood which is great.
Waterfront - 114
Walkability - 88
People - 44
Location - 41
All of the above!
Sports-sailing,rowing,fishing winter and summer,skating
VERY LITTLE POLICE INVOLVEMENT,TRAFFIC CONTROL ,LACK OF ACTIVE CITY COUNCILLOR INVOLVEMENT,COUNCILLOR DOES NOT LIVE IN COMMUNITY,COUNCILLOR SEEMS TO LOOK AFTER HIMSELF
The friendly neighbours who watch out for each other
rejuvenatation, development of waterfront and renovated housing
Feels like a small town in the city
A true sense of community, not just houses that folks never come out of.
What are the top worst things? outdoor burning (air pollution), Parking pads, lack of street trees.
Near downtown/James North
gentrification of neighbourhood
Drive through Traffic - 67
City Not Respecting Neighbourhood - 45
Increased Taxes - 36
Too Much Traffic - 35
Competition for Street Parking - 35
Too Much Development 29
Dangerous intersection at James at Strachan - city notified many times, changes yet to be seen
too much social housimg, absentee landlords, nena
the needles that we have found in/around the exeercise park on multiple occassions, we are on the dead end so it is a nicer area than some that I have seen
TERRIBLE ROAD CONDITIONS. WITH INCREASED TAXES WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO HAVE COMPLETE NEW PAVED ROADS. NOT THE BANDAID SOLUTON \9PATCH WORK)
Inadequate infrastructure maintenance (sidewalks, roads)
Awful smell from Bunge plant
TOO MANY HEAVY TRUCKS BEING ALLOWED TO USE NON TRUCK ROUTESWITH IMMUNITY
90% of drivers do not obey 30K limit, of those at least 30% exceed 50K and fail to share the road
Speed of traffic
Poorly paved streets
1. One way streets, 2. Ensuring a connected & thriving community with new development plans
My partner and I experience a lot of sexist and homophobic harassment.
Lack of housing diversity: affordability and household types.
City keeps trying to turn our street 2 way ... Very upsetting!!!
losing family housing
too much social, low income housing; absentee landlords; thugs run nena
Lack of affordable housing as neighbourhood gentrifies
Conflicting public interest groups is a major challenge. Traffic calming measures have gone overboard and very little for youth in terms of athletics.
increase bay front water quality!
30km limit never enforced
Lack of community spirit to work together towards a common liveable neighbourhood, Front yard paved PARKING PADS taking away from green and treed front lawns, permable surfaces, cooling and shade
streets in poor repair
Street parking availability is a huge concern of mine
aged infrastructure, road surfaces/grades, uneven grading of properties
lack of local shopping / banking / gas etc.
Too Much Traffic - 85
Competition for Street Parking - 67
Too Much Development - 66
Drive Through Traffic - 52
Increased Taxes - 43
increased social housing, too much traffic calming
parks that are around are far an few between and not always safe for the little ones to play at
LACK OF CITY COUNCILLOR PARTICIPATION
People in our neighbourhood don't have driveways if this street turns to 2 way many cars will be damaged . Street is way to narrow . When Harbour front development starts we don't want this street used for trucks!!!
Lack of Family Housing - 3 bedrooms
too much focus on keeping the meighbourhood down; lack of nena to listen to other opinions than their own;
See response to previous question, they won't change.
aged infrastructure/ increased population
We need more noise, like music at patios.
-too much social housing, need more gentrification, too much opposition to change
its speculation though..who knows how it will pan out