Location Efficiency Metrics
A location-efficient place is compact, meaning residents are close to jobs, healthcare, grocery stores and a wide variety of businesses, or that they have access to transit to travel to these locations. According to the index, 0% of neighborhoods in Dubuque are location-efficient. This could cause a problem for those who may rely on public transportation as their only means of travel, especially since public transportation hours and routes are limited in Dubuque.
FROM THE SURVEY:
There were no direct comments related to this data point on the survey.
FROM THE DIALOGUES:
- Dialogue attendees discussed that important destinations are not accessible from the bus route, such as the social security office, which is on the west end.
- Some dialogue attendees had trouble relying on the bus because it would arrive either too early or too late to be dependable.