The Question of Scale
The most common scale selected by New Yorkers was Neighborhood, which was chosen for 56% of the 483 ideas shared. Citywide followed close behind with 54%, while only 28% of ideas were identified as Block-level issues. These were most commonly identified by the IfUD to be related to Streetscapes and Green Space, while Neighborhood and Citywide issues were both most likely to deal with Transportation.
The most common cross-categorization for scale was Neighborhood/Citywide (10.7% of all ideas) while the least common was Block/Citywide (a scant 1.9%). 60.4% of Citywide-categorized ideas were identified by their submitters exclusively at that scale, making this the most likely category to stand alone. 47 ideas (9.7% of the total) were categorized as dealing with all three levels of scale; the most common contextual categories here were Culture/Public Art, Streetscapes, Agriculture/Food, and Green Space. These broadly-scaled ideas were most like to be located in the Bronx, where all three categories of scale were selected for 22.2% of submitted ideas.