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Burlington – Essex Corridor Alternatives Analysis Phase 1A Report

17.5 MB
Year:
2001
Theme:
Rail, Transportation
Description:
The Burlington-Essex Corridor Alternative Analysis Phase 1A Report recommended a multi-modal solution that included commuter rail, feeder bus service, and intersection improvements on Route 15 that was accepted by the CCMPO Board on September 26, 2001. The CCMPO Board formally approved the addition of the Route 15 Corridor Improvement Plan to the Chittenden County Long-Range Transportation Plan on March 20, 2002. The corridor plan serves as an “umbrella” for a number of proposed improvements within the Route 15 corridor and includes the Burlington-Essex Rail Project, along with highway and bike path improvements among others.
Consultant:
AECOM Consulting Transportation Group, DMJM+Harris, R.L. Banks & Associates Inc.
Geography:
Burlington, Essex, Essex Junction, Winooski

Burlington Waterfront Parking, Pedestrian, & Circulation Study: Final Report

801.3 kB
Year:
2001
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Parking, Traffic, Transportation
Description:
The purpose of this project is to understand the parking and circulation issues arising from the cumulative development proposals for the Waterfront. For the purposes of this analysis, the Burlington Waterfront extends along both sides of Lake Street from Main Street on the south to the Moran Plant to the north. Over the next 5-10 years, significant public and private investment is expected to take place in this area. Enough is known about the amount and types of this investment that a reasonable build-out description can be developed.
Consultant:
Resource Systems Group Inc.
Geography:
Burlington

Burlington & Rutland Railyard Relocation Feasibility Study

59.3 MB
Year:
2000
Theme:
Freight, Rail, Transportation, Western Corridor
Description:
Identification / Assessment of Potential Locations, Descriptions of existing conditions, Cost estimates, Funding Strategies.
Consultant:
Vanasse Hangen & Brustlin Inc.
Geography:
Burlington, Colchester, Essex, Williston

Burlington Waterfront Study Update

840.5 kB
Year:
2000
Theme:
Parking, Traffic, Transportation
Description:
The purpose of the parking study was to assess the key characteristics of parking demand at the Waterfront so that we can accurately estimate future conditions.
Consultant:
Resource Systems Group Inc.
Geography:
Burlington

Burlington / Essex Passenger Rail Feasibility Study and Corridor Analysis

7.4 MB
Year:
1999
Theme:
Rail, Transit, Transportation
Description:
CCMPO engaged a team of consultants led by R.L. Banks & Associates, Inc., (RLBA) to assist CCMPO in determining the feasibility of passenger rail service in the Burlington-Essex corridor, assuming it operates as an extension of the Charlotte-Burlington passenger rail project. This report describes the analysis accomplished, as well as the conclusions and recommendations of the consultant.
Consultant:
Executype Services, R.L. Banks & Associates Inc., Resource Systems Group Inc.
Geography:
Burlington, Colchester, Essex, Essex Junction, Winooski

Burlington International Airport Parking Alternatives Study

9.8 MB
Year:
1999
Theme:
Aviation, Parking, Transportation
Description:
In order to maintain a competitive position, BIA must continue to offer an adequate parking supply. At the same time, the airport must respond to environmental and traffic concerns and offer economic development opportunities where possible. The Chittenden County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) was requested by the Airport and the City of Burlington to perform a study of airport parking issues and to develop a range of alternative concepts for future accessibility to the airport.
Consultant:
Wilbur Smith Associates
Geography:
Burlington

Environmental Assessment for Shelburne Road Corridor Rail Improvement Solution

10.5 MB
Year:
1996
Theme:
Rail, Transportation, Western Corridor
Description:
The Vermont Agency of Transportation engaged consultants to consider the feasibility of establishing passenger railroad services on the existing railroad rights-of-way between Charlotte and Burlington, Vermont and to develop the federally required Environmental Assessment. The passenger rail would be constructed to improve mobility in the corridor, alleviate growing traffic demands, and relieve congestion associated with the proposed construction activities on US Route 7, projected to last two years. This document outlines environmental consequences of the proposed project, passenger rail, and compares it to environmental consequences of the No-Build Alternative. The portion of Chittenden County that is the focus of this Environmental Assessment extends from Ferry Road in Charlotte to Main Street in Burlington and from Lake Champlain to the Hinesburg town line, Vermont Route 116, and Dorset Street. The study area is centered on U.S. Route 7, Shelburne Road, and is commonly referred to as the Shelburne Road Corridor. The Corridor includes the portions of Chittenden County encompassed by the towns of Charlotte, Shelburne, South Burlington and Burlington.
Consultant:
Freese & Nichols Inc., LS Transit Systems Inc.
Geography:
Burlington, Charlotte, Shelburne, South Burlington

Major Investment Study Shelburne Road Corridor (US 7) Transportation Solutions

11.4 MB
Year:
1996
Theme:
Corridor, Freight, Rail, Transportation
Description:
The intent of this Major Investment Study (MIS) is to provide the MPO, State AOT, transit operators, and other local decision-makers with comprehensive infonnation and analyses on a corridor level so that informed decisions regarding transportation investments can be made. In the transportation Corridor of US Route 7 between Charlotte and Burlington in Chittenden County, Vermont, there is a need to improve mobility. The transportation needs of the region have been the focus of many recent and historic studies and many projects to meet those needs have been posed as solutions.
Consultant:
Freese & Nichols Inc., KKO & Associates, LS Transit Systems Inc.
Geography:
Burlington, Charlotte, Chittenden County, Shelburne, South Burlington, State