Livability

Livability: Creating healthy, active, and beautiful places
By leveraging existing assets of many kinds, healthy neighborhoods will be created in which residents have daily access to art, nature, recreation and beauty. Livability includes the natural and cultural amenities that will improve the health and well-being of residents and make their neighborhood more attractive to new stakeholders. These elements include the character, creativity, and condition of natural and built environments. Desirable amenities include pedestrian and bicycle connectedness, recreational programs and spaces, access to quality health care, local high-quality food access, cultural attractions, and the preservation and enhancement of natural spaces.
Livability Success Measures:

LISC direct impact:

    • Food access projects
    • Cultural/creative placemaking projects Health/recreational projects

Collective impact:

    • Food access projects
    • Cultural/creative placemaking projects
    • Health/recreational projects
    • Community/police activities
    • Greenspace improvements
    • Connectivity improvements
    • Improvements of lighting, landscaping, street cleanliness, safety measures and maintenance

Neighborhood level impact:

  • Change in criminal activity for neighborhood area
  • Change in Food insecurity rate