Aggregate Community Windshield Survey
The windshield survey assignment is due in Week 2. It is introduced in Week 1 to provide you with sufficient time to collect the required data. The assignment should be no more than 3 pages in length.
With the use of public transportation or by driving a vehicle around the community, you can assess the common characteristics of the community of your selected aggregate. Key observations to make during a windshield survey include the following:
- Age and condition of the homes in the communityLocation and condition of parks and other recreational areasAmount of space between homes and businessesNeighborhood hangoutsTransportation in the communityQuality of streets and sidewalksTypes/numbers of stores and other businessesPeople out in the communityRace/ethnicityCleanliness of the communityBillboards or other media displaysPlaces of worshipAvailability of services—doctor, dentist, social centers, recreation centers, hospitals
By the due date assigned, submit your proposal to your instructor for approval.
In addition to the data collected in the windshield survey, include the following information about your aggregate:
- Name of the aggregateGeographical location and sizePopulationA brief historyExplain, giving at least two reasons, why you selected this particular aggregate for your Capstone project.