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System Plan
1

Acknowledgements
4

Table of Contents
3

Executive Summary
6

Chapter I - Introduction
17

1.1 Purpose
17

1.2 How to use the System Plan
18

Chapter II - Existing System Overview
21

2.1 History of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources in Raleigh
22

2.2 City-wide Integration
36

2.3 Population & Demographics
38

2.4 Existing Parks and Facilities Overview
47

2.5 Existing Greenway System Overview
57

2.6 Existing Programs and Services Overview
64

2.7 Summary of Existing System Overview
71

Chapter III - Needs and Priorities Assessment
73

3.1 Public Participation
74

3.2 Online Public Opinion Survey
88

3.3 Citizen Opinion and Interest Survey
98

3.4 Peer Comparison
110

3.5 High-Level Lifestyle Analysis
116

3.6 Recreation Programs and Services Assessment
120

3.7 Existing Level of Service Analysis
128

3.8 Summary of Needs and Priorities Assessment
152

Chapter IV - Vision
155

4.1 Visioning Statement
157

4.2 Guiding Principles
158

4.3 Goals and Objectives
159

4.4 Conclusion
171

Chapter V - Implementation Plan
173

5.1 Strategic Plan Action Items
174

5.2 Funding and Phasing Strategies
200

5.3 Priority Next Steps
203

5.4 Summary of Implementation Plan
207