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Burlington Waterfront Pedestrian Linkages Study

10 MB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Infrastructure, Transportation
Description:
The City of Burlington has a lively downtown with the picturesque University of Vermont at the top of the hill. A variety of pedestrian connections with sidewalks and alleyways exist between the University and the central business district. However, the central business district and its neighborhoods to the north are physically separated from the waterfront by a steep escarpment north of College Street. The purpose of this study is to begin to re-integrate the city with its waterfront through pedestrian connections.
Consultant:
Dunn Associates Landscape Architects, Stan Clauson Associates Planners, Vanasse Hangen & Brustlin Inc.
Geography:
Burlington

Feasibility Study of Winooski Main Street Pedestrian Bridge

1.4 MB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Bridges, Infrastructure, Transportation
Description:
A Study that provides analysis and proposes alternatives for improved pedestrian access around the Main Street Bridge in Winooski, VT.
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
Burlington, Winooski

Vermont Rail Feasibility Study

13.9 MB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Rail, Transit, Transportation
Description:
The Vermont Agency of Transportation, together with the Vermont Rail Council and its team of consultants, has completed this final report of the Vermont Rail Feasibility Study. The goals of the study were to look at opportunities for expanding passenger rail service in the State of Vermont, the feasibility of implementing commuter rail service as part of a Route 7 Reconstruction traffic mitigation program, ways to improve the economic benefits to the State from its rail freight industry, and strategies regarding abandoned or under-used rail rights-of-way. The results of the study have been incorporated into a set of conclusions and recommendations.
Consultant:
LS Transit Systems Inc., R.L. Banks & Associates Inc., Resource Systems Group Inc.
Geography:
State

Highway Cost Allocation Study: Review of Recommendations on User Taxes and Fees Analysis of Special Excess Weight Permit Vehicle Fees

793.7 kB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Economic/Finance, Freight, Transportation, Truck
Description:
Reviewed of key recommendations made in the 1990 Final Report of the Vermont Highway cost Allocation study in light of the new findings contained in this report, recent experience in other states, and national and international developments in surface transportation finance. The general conclusion reached is that the 1990 recommendations are even more valid than originally conceived.
Consultant:
SYDEC Inc.
Geography:
State

Burlington Bikepath Survey ~ 1992

9.2 MB
Year:
1992
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Infrastructure, Transportation
Description:
This study was the first to examine the benefits and impacts of the Burlington Bikeway and first to closely observe the path users and activities throughout various times in the summer. This report documents the results of a study of the use, benefits, and impacts of the Burlington Bikeway. Data was gathered from mid-June 1992 to late August 1992.
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
Burlington

Chittenden County Survey of Municipal Parking Standards: Second Edition

1.4 MB
Year:
1992
Theme:
Parking, Transportation
Description:
In September of 1987, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission issued a report which contained a survey of municipal parking standards for Chittenden County communities. The first part of this report is a 1992 revised edition of these parking ordinances. The second part of this report involves the issues of; 1. Landscaping of off-street parking lots and, 2. Employer-paid parking.
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
Chittenden County

Richmond Traffic Network Analysis & Plan for Implementation (Richmond Transportation Planning Study)

2.5 MB
Year:
1992
Theme:
Modeling, Traffic, Transportation
Description:
This report describes work completed for the Town of Richmond Traffic Network Analysis and Plan for Implementation. The purpose of this project is to provide Richmond with a highway plan and set of implementation procedures which effectively respond to current and future concerns.
Consultant:
Resource Systems Group Inc.
Geography:
Richmond