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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

Burlington Tri-Center Transit Study

30.1 MB
Year:
1996
Theme:
Rail, Transit, Transportation
Description:
The cities of Burlington, South Burlington and Winooski explored Light-Rail Transit systems (LRT) for a consensus on a preferred strategy to improve public transportation linkages between the downtown commercial cores of the three cities.
Consultant:
BRW Inc.
Geography:
Burlington, South Burlington, Winooski

U.S. Route 7 ~ An Economic Lifeline – U.S. 7 Transportation Management Study – East Dorset to South Burlington

20.7 MB
Year:
1994
Theme:
Corridor, Transportation, Western Corridor
Description:
The U.S. 7 Transportation Management Study is intended to evaluate overall statewide policy planning, town/regional planning processes, and specific project development efforts by the VAOT. By studying the 90 mile highway segment of U.S. 7 from East Dorset to South Burlington, the state and regional needs to support Environment, Social and Economic (ESE) goals and objectives are considered in the broadest possible context. U.S. 7 has been nominated for placement on the National Highway System (NHS) by the State of Vermont and is a facility which bears primary responsibility for handling interstate and regional traffic. Issues associated with operations and safety are considered in the same context with the impacts on ESE factors.
Consultant:
Financial Consulting Associates (EFCA), Smart Associates, Wilbur Smith Associates
Geography:
Charlotte, Shelburne, South Burlington

Traffic Impacts of Champlain Parkway Detour on Pine Street

3.5 MB
Year:
1994
Theme:
Infrastructure, Traffic, Transportation
Description:
This study addresses the traffic impacts of diverting the Park Way corridor along Pine Street from Lakeside Avenue to the BPW garage or to Main Street. As part of this assessment, a new traffic demand model was calibrated and run for the 2003 no build and build scenarios. Traffic was distributed onto the local road network, and the level-of-s~rvice results are presented which assess potential areas of congestion. Road improvements are then suggested to alleviate that congestion. This report presents a brief summary of the results of the modeling analysis.
Consultant:
Resource Systems Group Inc.
Geography:
Burlington, South Burlington

Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Improvement Study for Williston and Shelburne Roads: South Burlington, Vermont

2 MB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Transit, Transportation
Description:
The goal of this study will be to find ways to balance the use of the corridor and improve it for bus, bicycle and pedestrian traffic. This design is an attempt to accommodate the needs of several transportation users and to create a truly inviting and comfortable shared transportation corridor. It maximizes the use of alternative transportation choices, relieves the current pressure on automobile use, and improves the traveling experience for all those using the corridor.
Consultant:
Kathleen Ryan
Geography:
South Burlington

South Burlington Alternative Transportation Path Master Plan

2.3 MB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Infrastructure, Municipal Planning, Transportation
Description:
The purpose of this plan is to provide a network of paths, sidewalks, and bicycle routes that will provide a safe and efficient alternative to the current automobile dependent transportation system within South Burlington, VT. This system is developed to encourage non-motorized modes and multi-modal links of transportation. The emphasis of this plan is to provide utilitarian connections between the neighborhoods and communities within the city and to city activity centers.
Consultant:
FitzPatrick-Lleweeln Inc., Resource Systems Group Inc., T.J. Boyle & Associates
Geography:
South Burlington

Interstate 89 Exit 14W Southbound Ramp Congestion Study ~ Initial Scoping Report

1.2 MB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Intersection, Interstate, Safety, Transportation
Description:
The impetus for initiating this project is due to an unsafe condition which has developed during the morning peak hour traffic period between approximately 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. at this I-89 Interchange ramp west bound towards Burlington (Ramp C). This study is to determine the causes of, and possible solutions to the long queue that develops, creating a back-up in the travel lanes on I-89.
Consultant:
Pinkham Engineering Associates Inc.
Geography:
Burlington, South Burlington

Interchange Feasibility Studies at Four Locations in the Chittenden County MPO Area

8.9 MB
Year:
1987
Theme:
Corridor, Interstate, Transportation
Description:
The purpose of this study is to conduct economic benefit-cost analyses of interchange improvements at four locations on Interstate 89 in Chittenden County , Vermont.
Consultant:
Storch Engineers
Geography:
Milton, South Burlington, Winooski