RAPID 5 Outreach


NDC conducted extensive community outreach and engagement for the RAPID 5 visioning process. On our online interactive map, we received 3600 total visits and 238 map comments. On the Ideas Wall, we received 322 visits and 65 ideas. There were 650 responses to our survey, which was advertised using web and physical mail strategies.

Selected Survey Results:
• 60% of respondents most often access parks/open space by car
• 62% of respondents say that Central Ohio doesn’t have enough parks/open space
• 58% of respondents are very concerned about water quality in rivers and streams
• 82% of respondents think that everyone in Central Ohio should be able to access open space/trails in less than 10 minutes

NDC encouraged public participation throughout Central Ohio:
• Sandwich boards with QR code at 47 locations
• Paper surveys at 30 locations in marginalized neighborhoods
• Flyer sent to 76 schools, with 2,000 email impressions
• 10,000 postcards mailed to historically excluded neighborhoods