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Adaptive Traffic Signal Control Feasibilty Study

10.3 MB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Corridor, ITS, Traffic, Transportation
Description:
This document is the final report summarizing comparative performance analysis and potential significant improvements in traffic flow using SURTRAC adaptive traffic signal control system along 2 study corridors in Burlington and South Burlington.
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
Burlington, Chittenden County, South Burlington

Regional Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Plan

4.3 MB
Year:
2015
Theme:
ITS, Regional Planning, Transportation
Description:
The regional Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) plan addresses the expanded realm of ITS in Chittenden County and respond to specific recommendations and requirements needed to bring the MPO into compliance with current ITS program standards set by the Federal Highway Administration for development of architecture and strategic plans, as well as the Federal Transit Administration’s National ITS Architecture Policy on Transit Projects.
Consultant:
Cambridge Systematics Inc.
Geography:
Chittenden County

Blair Park Pedestrian Facility Scoping Study

19.1 MB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Sidewalk
Description:
The purpose of this study is to determine a "preferred alternative" for new pedestrian facilities in Blair Park mixed-use subdivsion in Williston.
Consultant:
Stantec
Geography:
Williston

Be Car Conscious Summary Report

97.4 kB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Transportation Demand Management
Description:
Be Car Conscious (carconscious.org) is a fun and interactive outreach campaign paired with an easy-to-use, customizable online calculator that allows people to plug in their car costs and see their full out-of-pocket expenses. This report is a summary of the project, including research and design, strategy for outreach and implementation, as well as the final results and lessons learned.
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
Chittenden County

Vermontivate 2015 Report – Appendix

14.9 MB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Climate, Environment, Public Engagement, Transportation Demand Management
Description:
Vermontivate! is a game of change - not just behavior change, but also attitudes, knowledge, and relationships centered on Energy, Food, Transportation, and Team-Building. Players take on a wide range of challenges which help promote both individual action and community engagement. This is the Appendix to the final report, available as a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmEdOKIV-1I.
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
State

Report on Invasive Species in Chittenden County

591.7 kB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Environment
Description:
This report was compiled at the request of the Vermont Senate Committee on Agriculture and the House Agricultural and Forest Products Committee. It gives an overview of the local, regional and state-wide agencies that work to eradicate or prevent the spread of invasive species in Chittenden County. At the end of this document is a list of invasive species currently found in or likely to spread to Vermont, with indication of whether the species is currently present or likely to spread to Chittenden County.
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
Chittenden County

Burlington Transportation Demand Management Action Plan

4 MB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Transportation Demand Management
Description:
This plan presents short and long-term transportation demand management (TDM) recommendations for the City of Burlington--as an employer--to help staff reduce congestion, encourage healthy choices, reduce harmful vehicle emissions, and reduce downtown parking demand. A secondary goal of this Action Plan is to provide a model for other employers and employees in downtown Burlington interested in reducing their transportation and parking impacts.
Consultant:
Resource Systems Group Inc.
Geography:
Burlington

Williston Road Network Transportation Study: Phase I – Initial Technical Evaluation

3 MB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Corridor, Traffic, Transportation
Description:
The Williston Road Network Transportation Study evaluates the section of Williston Road between Dorset Street and Hinesburg Road. The Phase I effort includes a summary of existing and future conditions along the corridor as well as an initial screening of potential alternatives. Phase I includes the development of a subarea traffic model which, along with the Chittenden County Regional TransCAD transportation model, evaluates different future transportation strategies including increased use of transit, biking walking and carpooling.
Consultant:
Vanasse Hangen & Brustlin Inc.
Geography:
South Burlington

North Avenue Corridor Study Appendices

55.6 MB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Corridor
Description:
Appendix A - Appendix F to the North Avenue Corridor Study.
Consultant:
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Third Sector Associates
Geography:
Burlington

North Avenue Corridor Study

10.9 MB
Year:
2015
Theme:
Corridor
Description:
This study evaluated transportation conditions along North Avenue between North Street and Plattsburgh Avenue in Burlington from a “Complete Streets” perspective, and developed multimodal transportation improvements that, when implemented, will provide for safe, inviting, and convenient travel for all users of all ages and abilities—including motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and public transportation riders. The final corridor plan identifies improvements that could be implemented in the near-term for relatively low cost, as well as potentially longer-term improvements involving larger-scale physical changes to the North Avenue corridor.
Consultant:
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Third Sector Associates
Geography:
Burlington