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The following links are to two PDFs detailing the engagement report that Erica Brook prepared from public surveys and data collection on Bridgewater's open spaces and its users in 2016.

Please feel free to download and share the documents.

 OSPNsurvey1 Click here to download the Open Space Engagement Results

OSPNsurvey2  Click here to download the public survey results

IMG 8245 Click here to download the Open Space Engagement Final Report


We’ll be posting lots of information as we work our way through the planning process, but if you don’t want to wait, have a look at these!

Gehl, J. (2010). Cities for people. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Montgomery, C. (2013). Happy city: Transforming our lives through urban design. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Placemaking Leadership Council. (2017). Project for Public Spaces. Retrieved from https://www.pps.org/

Speck, J. (2012). Walkable city: How downtown can save America, one step at a time. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Whyte, W. (1980). The social life of small urban spaces. Washington, D.C.: Conservation Foundation.

For more information, please contact Jamy-Ellen Klenavic, Planner for the Town of Bridgewater and

Plan Lead for the Bridgewater Open Space Network Plan, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (902) 541-4386 or stop into the Planning Department on the first floor of Town Hall.