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Economic Impact Study of the I-86 Corridor

Appendix A. Interview Guide

(Administered Summer 2002)

Interstate 86, Economic and Land-use Study (Southern Tier West Region)

Survey of Government Officials, Assessors, Planners, Tourism Organizations and Economic Development Representatives

Name________________________________ Date___________________

Community/Location Name_____________________________________

Community Contacts: Supervisor or Mayor________________________

Assessor__________________________________

Planning__________________________________

Tourism__________________________________

Econ. Devlp.______________________________

1. What types of development have occurred in your community since Interstate designation in 1999? (e.g. housing starts, new or relocated businesses/manufacturing facilities, retail, service types of businesses). Please include the number or percent of change.

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2. Describe the types of community planning that may have taken place after the interstate designation in 1999.

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3. Has the property value in your community changed since the designation? If so, by what percent has it increased or decreased?

Increased by_________% Decreased by_________%

4. Has there been increased interest from developers in your community? If so, in what manner?

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5. Has there been an increase/decrease in tourism traffic (vehicular, pedestrian, etc.) and/or spending in your community? If so, what percent and in what manner?

Traffic Increase _________% Traffic Decrease _________%

Spending Increase ________% Spending Decrease _________%

6. Were there any negative impacts of the interstate designation in your community (i.e., businesses closing, relocating, property values decreasing, etc.)? Please specify the type of negative impact and include the number or percent.

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7. To what degree, if any, was the interstate designation a factor in the above development or changes? (circle one) Major Minor None

Please return this survey by Aug. 30, 2002 to:

Southern Tier West RPDB

Paul Miller RPC

4039 Route 219, Suite 200

Salamanca, NY 14779-1493

Updated: 04/19/2012
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