Exploring trends in cities and towns across the United States and Canada
We would like to understand your perspective about key macro trends shaping cities and towns in the USA and Canada. By answering these questions, you will be contributing to an important research project being conducted by Future iQ. The targeted audience for this survey is professional planners, elected officials, advocates, policy experts, and concerned citizens. Your answers will be aggregated and shared to inform important discussions in cities, to help improve future planning. By signing up at the end of the survey, you will be given the opportunity to have direct access to aggregated survey results.

* 1. When do you think the following factors will significantly change YOUR city or town?

  It's happening now 1-2 Years 3-5 Years 6-10 Years 11-20 Years Never
Mass urbanization and increasing urban densities
Influx of new population cohorts and immigrant populations
Increasing longevity and aging population
Gentrification and redevelopment of inner city areas
Trend for more intimate neighborhood experiences
Demand for increased transportation connectivity
Widespread deployment of autonomous vehicles
Shift from 'Brick and Mortar' retail to online shopping
Big data and managing cities in real-time
Local Energy micro-grids with renewable energy generation
Closed-loop/Cradle-to-Cradle water and waste management
Widespread sustainable building design and construction
Changing weather and climate patterns

* 2. When do you think the following factors will significantly change YOUR work, or role, in your town or city?

  It's happening now 1-2 Years 3-5 Years 6-10 Years 11-20 Years Never
Mass urbanization and increasing urban densities
Influx of new population cohorts and immigrant populations
Increasing longevity and aging population
Gentrification and redevelopment of inner city areas
Trend for more intimate neighborhood experiences
Demand for increased transportation connectivity
Widespread deployment of autonomous vehicles
Shift from 'Brick and Mortar' retail to online shopping
Big data and managing cities in real-time
Local Energy micro-grids with renewable energy generation
Closed-loop/Cradle-to-Cradle water and waste management
Widespread sustainable building design and construction
Changing weather and climate patterns

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