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Huntington Road Alternatives Analysis

2.2 MB
Year:
1997
Theme:
Infrastructure, Pavement, Technical Assistance, Transportation
Description:
The purpose of this study is to assess alternative strategies for the rehabilitation and/or reconstruction of Huntington Road in the Town of Richmond, Vennont. This study has been perfonned by the Chittenden County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) as part of its technical assistance program at the request of the Richmond Selectboard with assistance from the Chittenden County Regional Planing Commission (CCRPC). The study area includes all of Huntington Road from Richmond Village to the Huntington town line
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
Richmond

Route 15 Alternate Transportation Plan: Initial Scoping Report

9.9 MB
Year:
1997
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Corridor, Transportation
Description:
The purpose of an alternate transportation path within the Route 15 corridor between Essex Junction and the Lime Kiln Bridge in South Burlington is to provide to all age groups a convenient, accessible pedestrian and bicycle link between the various existing, segmented routes currently used for alternate modes of transportation that are close to or lead into the Route 15 corridor. The Route 15 corridor alternate transportation path is also specifically meant to connect the residential neighborhoods, commercial and industrial developments located in and east ofEssex Junction near the five corners area and the more densely developed urban areas in and around South Burlington, Winooski, Colchester and Burlington.
Consultant:
Lamoureux Stone & O'Leary Consulting Engineers & Land Surveyors
Geography:
Colchester, Essex, Essex Junction

I-89/Hinesburg Road Off-Ramp Conceptual Design Report

1.9 MB
Year:
1996
Theme:
Corridor, Intersection, Traffic, Transportation
Description:
The Chittenden County area of Vermont is continuing to experience commercial, industrial and residential growth, much of which is occurring in the City of South Burlington. The City has zoned most of the area to the northeast of the VT 116 overcrossing of I-89 for mixed commercial and industrial use. This area has seen the demise of the former Digital Plant and its subsequenpt artial revival. Most of the potential of this areah as not been realizedbecauseo f a lack of access. To remedy this, the City has undertaken two initiatives. The first is an interchange from I-89 to VT 116 and the second,s ome local accessin to the arean ear Technology Park (the former Digital Plant).
Consultant:
DuBois & King Inc.
Geography:
South Burlington

1996 Chittenden County Regional Plan

5.9 MB
Year:
1996
Theme:
Economic/Finance, Land Use, Population
Description:
The plan is intended for use by regional planning commissions, local governments, private and public developers, utilities, state and federal officials, and interested citizens. Many of the goals and policies are illustrated by maps to assist the determination of how regional goals relate to the needs of the region. The CCRPC will pro-actively seek consistency between contemplated projects, plans, and this plan. The plan serves this function by articulating a vision for the future of the region, charting a path to achieve the vision, providing a means of balancing competing interests in effectuating the plan, suggesting realistic implementation measures, and serving as a reference document. This document is meant to be a plan and shall not be construed as a bylaw.
Consultant:
(none)
Geography:
Chittenden County

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

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

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

Outdoor Lighting Manual For Vermont Municipalities

4.5 MB
Year:
1996
Theme:
Infrastructure, Lighting, Parking, Transportation
Description:
This manual was created to assist communities interested in managing outdoor lighting, improving lighting designs, conserving energy, and preserving the night landscape and sky.
Consultant:
Kathleen Ryan
Geography:
Chittenden County, State