Take the 'Rockridge Vision' Survey Today, Qualify for a Chance to Win Local Gift Certificate Prizes

Friday, October 3, 2014

Thanks to all of you who have completed RCPC's survey on Our Vision for Rockridge. To everyone else: We want to hear from you.

What are we hearing so far? Your top descriptions of Rockridge are not a huge surprise: it is walkable, has a strong sense of community and is family-friendly, but is also very expensive.

If you could wave a magic wand, you would reduce crime, make shops and housing more affordable, increase the diversity of residents, and have more green public space and gathering areas. Respondents to date particularly like and use Market Hall shops and Trader Joe's, as well as Frog Park and the library. Practically everything on College got a shout-out, including Bosko's, Hawthorne Boutique, Eddie's Liquors, many great restaurants, and more.

As usual, the most popular request was for a hardware store (see the good news on that front).

Lastly, 52 percent of respondents to date sometimes shop online for things they could get locally on and around College, 26 percent try not to, and 16 percent rarely (or never) do.

We are off to a good start, but we would love to hear from many more of you before reporting the final results. The survey can be completed in less than 10 minutes. Take it today and qualify to win a gift certificate for $10 - $60 to these Rockridge establishments: Pendragon; Diesel Books; Smitten Ice Cream; Bittersweet Cafe; Maison D'Etre; Nathan&Co; Rockridge Home; and Box and Bells. Don't miss out.

Go to: www.surveymonkey.com/s/RR-VISION to take the survey.