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Submit your ideas for the Detroit Riverfront

DETROIT – The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is reaching out to Metro Detroiters through community meetings and an online survey this month to gather information that will be used to develop a five-year strategic plan to shape the future of the Detroit Riverfront.

The outreach initiative is the latest example of the conservancy’s efforts to ask the public what they want to see along the riverfront.

The survey is designed to not only determine how respondents use the riverfront and what amenities bring them to it, but also to capture their thoughts and ideas of what the riverfront could become in the future.  The survey consists of 20 demographic, multiple-choice and open-ended questions.

Throughout the next several weeks, city of Detroit residents will have numerous opportunities to take the survey and to have their voices heard on what they would like to see along the riverfront.  The Conservancy is working closely with Detroit city council member and neighborhood district managers in each of the City’s seven districts to share the survey with residents at upcoming district and precinct meetings. 

The survey will be available online through Feb. 25 - click here to take it.

 In January, more than 1,500 surveys were completed at the North American International Auto Show, the GM Ren Cen, and at several other locations.

“We place tremendous value on the input we receive from the public,” said Mark Wallace, president & CEO of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy. “Some of our most popular attractions along the riverfront came from ideas submitted by the general public over the years.  We’re excited to get this feedback and determine how we can use it to make the riverfront an even more special destination for people.”