Rockland Master Plan Workshop: Open Space

Rockland Master Plan Workshop: Open Space

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  1. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 1 OPEN SPACE & RECREATION parks, natural areas, facilities?

    options for PASSIVE RECREATION ACTIVE RECREATION CHILDREN, YOUTH, SENIORS INDOOR FACILITIES
  2. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 2 open space & recreation lightning poll - ice-breaker

    OF ROCKLAND’S 356 ACRES OF PERMANENTLY PROTECTED OPEN SPACE, HOW MUCH OF IT ARE PARKS & PLAYFIELDS? 131 acres - 12 parks/fields 79 acres - 7 parks/fields 202 acres - 23 parks/fields 56 acres - 9 parks/fields
  3. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 3 open space & recreation lightning poll - ice-breaker

    OF ROCKLAND’S 356 ACRES OF PERMANENTLY PROTECTED OPEN SPACE, HOW MUCH OF IT ARE PARKS & PLAYFIELDS? 131 acres - 12 parks/fields 79 acres - 7 parks/fields 202 acres - 23 parks/fields 56 acres - 9 parks/fields
  4. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 4 5 7 355 ac. 2.6 PARKS PLAYGROUNDS PERMANENTLY

    PROTECTED OPEN SPACE RAIL TRAIL MILES 2 11 7 1 GOLF COURSES CEMETERIES HISTORIC BUILDINGS (NRIND) HISTORIC DISTRICTS 17,489 POPULATION IN 2010* 17,367 PROJECTED POPULATION IN 2030** ROCKLAND’S POPULATION *2010 Census , ** MAPC Stronger Region Population Projections BUILD UPON TOWN’S OPEN SPACE PLAN OPEN SPACE & RECREATION JUST SOME OF ROCKLAND’S RESOURCES
  5. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 5 BUILD UPON TOWN’S OPEN SPACE PLAN OPEN SPACE

    & RECREATION Reed/ Studley’s Pond PRIORITIES FOR IMPROVEMENTS? Beach Hill Landfill Park Bicentennial Park Rail Trail to Union Point Reeds/Studley’s Pond Hartsuff Park Town Forest Other?
  6. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 6 TOWN-WIDE WAYFINDING & SIGNAGE INCREASE AWARENESS OPEN SPACE

    & RECREATION
  7. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 7 OPEN SPACE & RECREATION IN ADDITION TO GREEN

    PARKS THROUGHOUT TOWN ALSO HARDSCAPED RESPITES WITH AMENITIES NEAR SHOPS FOR LEISURE?
  8. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 8 SPEARHEAD POCKET PLAZAS IN DOWNTOWN? TO ENHANCE SOCIALIZING

    & SHOPPING EXPERIENCES? OPEN SPACE & RECREATION PARKLET – ON SIDEWALK POTENTIAL FOR UNDERUTILIZED PARTS OF PARKING LOTS, ALLEYWAYS, & OTHER PAVED AREAS PARKLET – ON STREET IN TWO ANGLED PARKING SPACES INEXPENSIVE, TEMPORARY, ALLOWS FOR EXPERIMENTATION POCKET PARK UNDERUTILIZED AREA NEAR BUILDINGS ACTIVATION OF SPACE, PLACEMAKING POCKET PARK ALLEYWAY BETWEEN BUILDINGS UNDERUTILIZED SPACE BETWEEN BUILDINGS ACTIVATED WITH PLANTINGS, SEATING, MURALS, TARPS
  9. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 9 SPEARHEAD POCKET PLAZAS IN DOWNTOWN? TO ENHANCE SOCIALIZING

    & SHOPPING EXPERIENCES? OPEN SPACE & RECREATION LEVERAGE DOWNTOWN ROCKLAND 40R ZONING? Apply existing urban design guidelines to development proposals for modest indentations to accommodate small outdoor seating areas to improve the shopping experience along enhanced sidewalks and storefronts? POCKET PLAZA – URBAN DESIGN GUIDELINE ZONING APPLICATION modest, strategic pooling of open space requirements for nearby usable open space to complement sidewalk area for outdoor seating ILLUSTRATION OF PARKLET CONCEPT as part of urban design guidelines that can be applied during private redevelopment project review to create small but useable open spaces along a retail streetscape
  10. mapc.ma/rmp_3rd 10 ROCKLAND MASTER PLAN 2030 part 2 – online

    open house workshop – third public forum – 21 may 2020 INFORMATIONAL STATIONS please visit each, and then proceed to the open house poll questions