… on everything from diversity of visitors to voting participation to perceptions of a neighborhood. To understand changes in safety, for example, we will measure three metrics: perception of neighborhood safety, female site visitorship and neighborhood crime rate. In total, we are gathering data on 65 metrics.
for the civic commons, a… are three to four signals: real-world indicators that relate to the project’s overarching objectives. For example, the signals for the civic engagement goal are public life, stewardship and advocacy, and trust. That means if more people engage in public life, become stewards of or advocates for the civic commons, and express trust in others, that indicates that civic engagement is on the rise.