2) Infrastructure | Social Capacity - Technology Supports

A community’s readiness for economic and community development will depend in part on the education and social supports available to community members. Members who are better-educated and who have strong technology and social supports are in a much better position to create more vibrant and active communities. The following questions will explore your community’s social capacity:

In terms of your level of technology, does your community . . . a) have access to a wide area network (WAN) or local area network (LAN)?
b) have access to the Internet through either a local Internet Service Provider or a local school or college?
c) have access to a technology center?
d) support a technology incubator?
Is your community responsive to attracting technology business?