Keywords / Subtopics: transportation (roads, highways), facilities, amenities, leisure, public transit (LTR, buses, subways, streetcars), housing, quality of life, standard of living
- Where is the most popular district for restaurants in the city where you live? Are there neighborhoods that tend to have a lot of residents who speak the same language or who are the same ethnicity? Is there a Little Italy or Korea Town?
- Do you know how old the buildings are in your neighbourhood?
- What industries are there now? Has that changed over the last couple of decades?
- Are you on the water? Are you greenspace? Are there enough trees? Are there any pests like raccoons or cicadas or bears?
- How is public transit in your town? Is it affordable? How easy is it to get around?
- What is the busiest or main intersection near you?
- Do you have a park or playground nearby? A university?
- Is it important for you to be within walking or driving range of a museum? A fitness centre? A Smart Centre? A gas station?
- Are there are co-ops in your town? For example, a co-operative natural food store? A housing co-operative?
- What highways run through your town, or nearby? What highways do you travel on? Are there toll highways where you live?
- How is the housing market? Is it a buyer’s market or a seller’s market? Is there enough housing for all price ranges and lifestyles?
- If you could add or change something in your town, what would it be?
- Trace a path from your front door to the entrance of a place you often go to that is within walking distance of your home.
- Would you rather live in the suburbs or downtown? What types of homes are there where you live? Skyscraper condos, townhouses, freehold houses, multi-plex?
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