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What additional quality of life amenities would you like to see in McKinney?


How are you part of the McKinney community?

Response Percent Response Count
McKinney resident 91.6% 434
Collin County resident 4.6% 22
Visitor 3.8% 18

Creating / preserving open lands to improve quality of life by increasing open space, accessible to the public, for present and future generations ranked as medium to high priority for 92% of respondents. You've got 25 dots to 'spend' to rank the following in order of importance to you.

Response Percent Response Count
Preserve critical and sensitive environmental areas 21.5% 2,489
Provide linkage between current open spaces 14.3% 1,663
Permanently protect open areas from development 21.8% 2,528
Secure land in already developed areas 11.6% 1,347
Provide wildlife habitat 15.8% 1,836
Identify funding sources for acquisition of land to keep or preserve as open lands 11.9% 1,381

Recreation centers are intended to provide social, fitness, fun and learning activities to residents. They ranked as medium to high priority for 88% of survey respondents. Please choose your top three options for facilities most important for development or improvement in McKinney.

Response Percent Response Count
Outdoor aquatic facilities 26.5% 121
Combined aquatic and fitness facilities 62.7% 286
Recreation facilities for seniors 45.4% 207
Youth sports facilities 54.6% 249
Community center - cultural, recreational, educational and social activities 81.6% 372

Are there improvements to existing community facilities you would like to see? Any comments you would like to make?

Answered
130
Skipped
347

Sports facilities ranked as medium to high priority by 74% of survey respondents. Using 25 dots, please "spend" them to show which type of facility you'd like to see in McKinney.

Response Percent Response Count
Multi-sport practice fields. Examples include fields for soccer, lacrosse, football or cricket 17.8% 1,945
Game fields for soccer, lacrosse, football or cricket 10.6% 1,163
Tournament soccer facility 6.2% 679
Recreational baseball / softball fields 11.6% 1,269
Tournament baseball / softball facility 7.2% 787
Disc golf course 19.3% 2,104
Volleyball / basketball facility 12.8% 1,402
Tennis facility 9.2% 1,008

Are there any other types of sports facilities you would like to suggest?

Answered
103
Skipped
374

Outdoor / adventure activities ranked medium to high priority by 75% of survey respondents. Please select your top five choices from the options below.

Response Percent Response Count
Zip line 72.5% 314
Wake boarding 26.3% 114
Kayaking / canoeing 78.3% 339
Rock climbing 63.5% 275
Skydiving 17.1% 74
Sporting clays 31.9% 138
Equestrian activities 52.7% 228
Body boarding 19.2% 83

Are there any other outdoor or adventure activities you would like to suggest?

Answered
94
Skipped
383

Expanded hike and bike trail system ranked as medium to high priority by 83% of survey respondents. Below you have 15 dots to "spend" to rank the features most important to you.

Response Percent Response Count
Connectivity throughout McKinney neighborhoods via trails and side paths. This includes neighborhoods, schools, downtown, libraries, recreation centers and retail centers. 37.9% 2,541
Connectivity to surrounding communities. 15.1% 1,011
Creation of spine bikeways that follow streets and are separated from traffic. 32.7% 2,191
Creation of on-street bikeways as part of resurfacing or new road construction. 11.4% 762

Are there other hike and bike trail system options you would like to suggest?

Answered
82
Skipped
395

Outdoor entertainment venues ranked medium to high priority by 85% of survey respondents. Choose your top two options for facilities most important for development or improvement in McKinney.

Response Percent Response Count
Large concert or performance venue. Examples could include Starplex Pavilion or Panther Island Pavilion. 67.1% 304
Amusement park / rides 18.8% 85
Destination water park 34.4% 156
Plazas or gathering places in key locations, for example downtown McKinney 80.6% 365

Is there another type of outdoor venue you'd like to suggest?

Answered
64
Skipped
413

Performing arts centers ranked as medium to high priority by 85% of survey respondents. Below you have 25 dots to "spend" to rank the type of performance space you would like to see added in McKinney.

Response Percent Response Count
Public gallery / exhibition space 19.1% 2,204
Black box theater 15.3% 1,768
Performance / concert hall of 700 or more seats 28.6% 3,293
Outdoor amphitheater 31.4% 3,624

Is there any other type of performance venue you'd like to suggest?

Answered
30
Skipped
447

Restaurant and entertainment options ranked as medium to high priority for 90% of survey respondents. Please select your top five.

Response Percent Response Count
Quick service / fast food restaurants - examples could include McDonald's, Whataburger, Chick-fil-A and others 11.4% 52
Casual dining restaurants - price points of about $15 per meal, wide range of choices. Examples could include Chili's, Applebee's, Rosa's, Gloria's, BJ's or others 58.7% 267
Fast casual restaurants - combination of quick service and casual. Examples include Panera Bread, Chipotle, Zoe's Kitchen or others 56.7% 258
Fine dining - full service, high quality food, nice ambiance; more expensive. Examples could include Jasper's, Capital Grille, Del Frisco's, Perry's or others 69.2% 315
Wine bistros / brew pubs 57.8% 263
Movie theaters 37.6% 171
Multi-component entertainment venues. Examples could include Main Event, Dave & Buster's, Shenaniganz, Urban Air or others 48.4% 220
Comedy clubs 32.1% 146
Children's museum 47.7% 217

List any other restaurant or entertainment options you'd like to see in McKinney.

Answered
99
Skipped
378
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September 23, 2017, 7:24 AM
  • How are you part of the McKinney community?
    • McKinney resident
  • Creating / preserving open lands to improve quality of life by increasing open space, accessible to the public, for present and future generations ranked as medium to high priority for 92% of respondents. You've got 25 dots to 'spend' to rank the following in order of importance to you.
    • Preserve critical and sensitive environmental areas (7)
    • Permanently protect open areas from development (10)
    • Secure land in already developed areas (4)
    • Identify funding sources for acquisition of land to keep or preserve as open lands (4)
  • Recreation centers are intended to provide social, fitness, fun and learning activities to residents. They ranked as medium to high priority for 88% of survey respondents. Please choose your top three options for facilities most important for development or improvement in McKinney.
    • Combined aquatic and fitness facilities
    • Youth sports facilities
    • Community center - cultural, recreational, educational and social activities
  • Are there improvements to existing community facilities you would like to see? Any comments you would like to make?
    No response.
  • Sports facilities ranked as medium to high priority by 74% of survey respondents. Using 25 dots, please "spend" them to show which type of facility you'd like to see in McKinney.
    • Multi-sport practice fields. Examples include fields for soccer, lacrosse, football or cricket (8)
    • Recreational baseball / softball fields (6)
    • Volleyball / basketball facility (5)
    • Tennis facility (6)
  • Are there any other types of sports facilities you would like to suggest?
    No response.
  • Outdoor / adventure activities ranked medium to high priority by 75% of survey respondents. Please select your top five choices from the options below.
    No response.
  • Are there any other outdoor or adventure activities you would like to suggest?
    No response.
  • Expanded hike and bike trail system ranked as medium to high priority by 83% of survey respondents. Below you have 15 dots to "spend" to rank the features most important to you.
    • Connectivity throughout McKinney neighborhoods via trails and side paths. This includes neighborhoods, schools, downtown, libraries, recreation centers and retail centers. (3)
    • Creation of spine bikeways that follow streets and are separated from traffic. (6)
    • Creation of on-street bikeways as part of resurfacing or new road construction. (6)
  • Are there other hike and bike trail system options you would like to suggest?
    No response.
  • Outdoor entertainment venues ranked medium to high priority by 85% of survey respondents. Choose your top two options for facilities most important for development or improvement in McKinney.
    • Large concert or performance venue. Examples could include Starplex Pavilion or Panther Island Pavilion.
  • Is there another type of outdoor venue you'd like to suggest?
    No response.
  • Performing arts centers ranked as medium to high priority by 85% of survey respondents. Below you have 25 dots to "spend" to rank the type of performance space you would like to see added in McKinney.
    • Public gallery / exhibition space (10)
    • Outdoor amphitheater (10)
  • Is there any other type of performance venue you'd like to suggest?
    No response.
  • Restaurant and entertainment options ranked as medium to high priority for 90% of survey respondents. Please select your top five.
    • Wine bistros / brew pubs
  • List any other restaurant or entertainment options you'd like to see in McKinney.
    No response.
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