Indicators 1-28 of 28 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
Rank
Indicator
8
Land area in parks and wildlife refuges
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
General Services Administration; MN Department of Natural Resources
 
City of Richmond
Unspecified
 
Keywords: environment, forest, habitat, land, land use, open space, parks, recreation, wilderness, wildlife
 
 
8
Acres of park lands per person
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Pierce County
Pierce County Parks and Recreation
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Parks and Recreation
 
Keywords: land use, open space, recreation
 
 
8
Number of acres of public open space
 
Used by:
City of Santa Monica
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: community, environment, land use, open space, public, recreation
 
 
7
Number of days all beaches are open for swimmming
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Region of Hamilton-Wentworth, Department of Public Health Services
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Public Health
 
Keywords: beaches, environment, health, ocean, pollution, recreation, surface water, swimming, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
7
Open space in urban villages
 
Comment: No definition of sufficient,
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
City of Seattle Office of Management and Planning
 
Keywords: environment, land use, open space, recreation, urban
 
 
7
Parks and playgrounds as percent of urban area
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Municipal planning departments
 
Keywords: community, connectedness, environment, land use, open space, parks, recreation, urban
 
 
7
Fishable and swimmable river miles and lake acres
 
Comment: Number of chemicals monitored is limited.
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
The MN Pollution Control Agency
 
Keywords: environment, health, lakes, recreation, rivers, surface water, swimming, water pollution, water quality
 
 
6
Recreational trail miles
 
Comment: Trails can contribute to degradation of natural areas, so this should not be thought of as an environmental indicator.
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Waterfront Regeneration Trust, Bruce Trail Association, City of Hamilton
 
Minnesota Planning
Department of Natural Resources, Office of Planning
 
Keywords: accessibility, conservation, land use, open space, parks, preservation, recreation, trails
 
 
6
Public access sites on lakes and rivers
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
MN Department of Natural Resources, Trails and Waterways Unit
 
Keywords: accessibility, lakes, land use, recreation, rivers
 
 
6
Acres of conservation land intended for public use
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine State Planning Office
 
Keywords: conservation, land use, open space, recreation
 
 
6
Percentage area of lakes fully suitable for swimming
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Land and Water Quality
 
Keywords: environment, lakes, recreation, surface water, swimming, water, water pollution
 
 
5
Number of people using recreation facilities each month
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Pierce County
Metropolitan Park District; Western Washington (Puyallup) Fair
 
Sustainable Seattle
Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation
 
Keywords: accessibility, leisure, participation, recreation, sports
 
 
5
Number and size of recreational, cultural and spiritual sites
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Community Development; Regional Planning Comm; Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
Keywords: culture, land use, recreation, society
 
 
5
Attendance at Mt. Ranier per mile of trail
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
Mt. Rainier National Park
 
Keywords: accessibility, hiking, recreation
 
 
5
Opportunities to participate in art (theater, etc)
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: accessibility, arts, culture, participation, recreation
 
 
5
Number of people served by museums and arts events
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: accessibility, arts, museums, recreation
 
 
5
Percent of population who are physically active
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
Montana BRFSS, Missoula BRFSS
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Department of Public Health, 1988 Toronto Community Health Survey
 
Keywords: fitness, health, recreation
 
 
4
Community centers per person
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Pierce County
WA Office of Financial Management; Metropolitan Park District
 
Keywords: accessibility, community, recreation
 
 
4
Event/days of bookings at city facilities
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: accessibility, arts, culture, recreation, sports
 
 
4
Television and video use by 6th graders
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
MN Student Survey
 
Keywords: children, community, connectedness, education, fitness, health, reading, recreation, television, values, youth
 
 
4
Safety for pedestrians and pedal cyclists
 
Comment: Number of accidents will vary with number of pedestrians and cyclists.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Fife Regional Council, English Department, Transport Policies and Programmes, No. 8
 
Keywords: accidents, cyclists, pedestrian, public safety, recreation
 
 
3
Attendance at major arts events or cultural facilities
 
Comment: Special exhibits affect attendance rate.
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Pierce County
Tacoma Art Museum; WA Office of Financial Management
 
Keywords: culture, leisure, participation, recreation, society
 
 
3
Alcohol and drug use reported by youths
 
Comment: Data first collected in 1989. A new sampling method used in 1993 resulted in more representative participation by minorities than in previous years.
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Survey
 
Minnesota Planning
Minnesota Student Survey
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Keywords: alcohol, drug use, health, recreation, teen, youth
 
 
3
City parks/rec expenditures per capita
 
Comment: Expenditures may not reflect quality of services.
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: cost, parks, recreation
 
 
3
Public participation in the arts
 
Comment: Does not distinguish between active and passive participation. Does not reflect availability or access to arts.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
AMS Planning & Research Corporation, 1992 Survey-Preliminary results
 
Keywords: arts, culture, participation, public, recreation
 
 
2
City financial support of arts organizations per capita
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: arts, cost, recreation
 
 
2
Funding amounts and sources for recreation facilities
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: cost, recreation
 
 
1
Major arts expenditures
 
Comment: Measuring expenditures does not equate with measuring results.
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
To be determined
 
Keywords: arts, cost, recreation