HOW WE ASSESS YOUR CITY'S SOCIABILITY
RHI brings a portfolio of strategies and best
practices from nearly 100 US and Canadian cities.
We evaluate your city's trends, issues
and resources by 6 distinct measures of a
successful nighttime economy, organized into
the thematic sections below.
How well your city Plans for People
is determined by reviewing zoning codes, current level
of coordination for nighttime
transportation and communication of clear community
standards to minimize sound, litter and traffic impacts
while preserving a high quality of life in dense
The Quality of Life
measure examines your city's current approach to sound,
litter and trash management.
Mobility measure evaluates systems to improve
late-night transportation options and traffic safety. (More
Assuring Safety in
nightlife districts is determined by the level of shared responsibility
and partnerships among police, fire, patrons and
venues to prevent disorder and reduce risk.
Public Safety measure
evaluates your city's process of licensing venues and
coordinating code compliance through education and
is the measure of how well venues are organized and
best practices implemented for safety and security management. (More Details)
determined by the level of seamlessness and mix of
options for social experiences from the day, evening and late-night.
Vibrancy in the
is evaluated by systems in place for outdoor dining, street performers,
vendors and ADA compliance.
Entertainment measure reviews
current social options (e.g. dining, live
entertainment), evaluates their range of clientele,
systems for promotion, as well as attraction and
retention of talent. (More