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Burlington Waterfront Infrastructure Study

3.5 MB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Infrastructure, Parking, Transportation
Description:
This study is prepared to provide technical supporting data for conceptual infrastructure improvements (i.e. water sewer, storm drainage, roadways, utlilities, parking) for the downtown Burlington Waterfront. This study supercedes the infrastructure study prepared in 1988. This study has evaluated the existing infrastructure and determined what improvements are necessary to meet the needs of the project. A phasing plan is proposed that will utilize the city planned infrastructure upgrades and a public/private partnership to help apportion costs for the proposed developments.
Consultant:
Dunn Associates Landscape Architects, Stan Clauson Associates Planners, Vanasse Hangen & Brustlin Inc.
Geography:
Burlington

Burlington Waterfront Park Traffic Study

756 kB
Year:
1993
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Infrastructure, Rail, Traffic, Transportation
Description:
The Act 250 permit approval for the Burlington Waterfront Park requires that a traffic study be completed to assess the conditions at the College Street railroad crossing. This study documents the summer of 1993 pedestrian and vehicular traffic counts as well as a five year projection of pedestrian and vehicular volumes at the crossing locations. The focus of the study is to evaluate the safety of the College Street railroad crossing.
Consultant:
Dunn Associates Landscape Architects, Stan Clauson Associates Planners, Vanasse Hangen & Brustlin Inc.
Geography:
Burlington

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