What do the people of Dublin want their city to be like in the future? The Great Dublin Survey seeks to capture the ideas, hopes, wants and aspirations of the people who live in Dublin. The findings of the Survey will be used to drive the work of Dublin Chamber, as it sets out to ensure that Dublin becomes a better place to work, live and visit for both current and future generations.

A little bit about you

Do you live in Dublin?
Are you?
Your age?
Are you?
Do you have children?

Dublin and Culture

On a scale of 1 to 5 (with 5 being the highest), please rate how accurately the following words describe Dublin in 2017

Friendly
Family Friendly
Clean
Noisy
Safe
Fun
Beautiful
Modern
Multi-cultural
Expensive
Environmentally Friendly

Innovation and Technology

The following is a list of the most influential innovations and technologies which may change the way we live by 2050.

Please rate the following statements by how much you agree/disagree with them:
1 = Strongly Disagree, 2 = Disagree, 3 = Neither,
4 = Agree, 5 = Strongly Agree

Robots will be a part of everyday life
Artificial intelligence will be an integral part of our daily lives
We will live in a paperless society
People will no longer use notes/coins to pay for things
People will be able to work from anywhere using virtual reality technology
Dublin will be a Smart City where everyday objects are connected to the internet providing data that better connects people, buildings, and transport
New technology will track all aspects of my health - allowing for real-time diagnosis

Living

By 2050, the population of Dublin will be much bigger than it is now. Ways of living will likely have to change. Thinking of the future...

Please rate the following statements by how much you agree/disagree with them:
1 = Strongly Disagree, 2 = Disagree, 3 = Neither,
4 = Agree, 5 = Strongly Agree

I would be happy to live in an apartment in the City Centre
I would be happy to live in a rented home
I would rather own my home than rent my home
More people should live the in the core City Centre (between the canals and Heuston Station)
We should reclaim more land from the sea and build out from Dublin
Skyscrapers should be part of a new Dublin skyline
Dublin City Centre should be a place in which more people will want to bring up children

If "family living" in the city centre is to be more attractive, what else would need to be there? Please highlight any of the following that you'd like:

Transport

Dublin is currently ranked as one of the most congested cities in Europe. If Dublin is to become one of the easiest cities to move around by 2050 what needs to happen?

Please rate the following statements by how much you agree/disagree with them:
1 = Strongly Disagree, 2 = Disagree, 3 = Neither,
4 = Agree, 5 = Strongly Agree

Workers in Dublin city should be able to commute door to door by public transport within 30 minutes
All cycle lanes in Dublin should be segregated, allowing for safe travel to anywhere in the city
Fast trains should allow for travel between Dublin and any other Irish city within 60 minutes
All public transport vehicles should be powered by renewable energy

Society

In 2050, how big an influence do you think each of the following will have on life in general?

1 = Significantly less influence, 2 = Less influence, 3 = The same influence,
4 = More influence, 5 = Significantly more influence

The Irish Government
The European Union
County Councils
The GAA
Religion
Charities
Social Media
Newspapers
TV/Radio
Trade Unions
Multinationals
Irish Businesses
The Arts
Citizens

Environment

We all have a role to play in environmental sustainability. Thinking ahead to 2050:

Please rate the following statements by how much you agree/disagree with them:
1 = Strongly Disagree, 2 = Disagree, 3 = Neither,
4 = Agree, 5 = Strongly Agree

All energy should be from renewable sources
The environment should be recognised by people as a top priority
All Dublin citizens should live within 500 metres of a green space
For business, being environmentally friendly should be as important as paying tax and having insurance”

Your Dublin in 2050

Which of the following statement comes closest to your view? Even if you're not sure, please try and give your best guess.

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