Can we really improve the place we live, without also improving ourselves? It’s a good question. They say, “You are what you eat.” In the same way eating impacts health, our behaviors have collective consequences that impact our community. After all, we the people in northern Nevada, provode the human and social capital needed for this to become the innovative, educated regiona Telsa, EDAWN, the Governor and others expect.
Were the “good ole days” really so good? Did you live in northwestern Nevada in the early 1990s? That’s when Truckee Meadows Tomorrow (TMT) started engaging the community to define measurable and actionable indicators to monitor and improve our quality of life—for the future of our economy, your business, your own future, as well as your children and grandchildren. We’re still doing it today.
For two decades, Truckee Meadows Tomorrow (TMT) has collaborated with business owners, policy-makers, educators, nonprofits, community leaders and active citizens across Washoe County and the surrounding region to define measurable and actionable indicators t0 monitor how we’re doing as a community at preserving and enhancing.
Older TMT reports and other resources
- September 2011: Quality of life as it relates to strategic education policy, plans & results
- June 2011: Legislative impacts on quality of life and innovation needed to transform the community
- March 2011: Risky behaviors and their impact on community health and wellness
- December 2010: Renewable energy and economic vitality
TMT’s comprehensive printed reports are periodic due to the lag in data availability, need for a community-wide survey, and importance in trending consistent data measures. Contact TMT directly for archived reports going back to 1994.
2008 Community Wellbeing Report — We have broken the report into the quality of life categories to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for:
- Introduction and Executive Summary
- Arts & Cultural Vitality
- Civic Engagement
- Economic Wellbeing
- Education & Lifelong Learning
- Health & Wellness
- Land use & Infrastructure
- Natural Environment
- Public Wellbeing
Creating Stronger Linkages between Community Indicator Projects and Government Performance Measures — provides examples of outcome-oriented performance measurement systems across the country and offers recommendations on how to develop useful measurement systems that other communities can act upon
Moving Toward Outcome-Oriented Performance Measurement Systems, IBM Center for The Business of Government, 2009