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Swift and Spear Street Intersection Feasibility Study

10.3 MB
Year:
2021
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Intersection, Safety
Description:
This project explored feasible options to improve walking, bicycling, and driving through the Swift and Spear Street intersection in  South Burlington.  This study considered four feasible alternatives, including a roundabout, to improve safety and function of the Swift and Spear St. intersection.
Consultant:
DuBois and King Inc.
Geography:
South Burlington

Essex Tanglewood Drive Stormwater/Bicycle/Pedestrian Improvements Study

9.1 MB
Year:
2021
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Infrastructure, Stormwater
Description:
Tanglewood Drive, between Cindy Lane and Woodlawn Drive, is a relatively low-volume car-oriented street in the Town of Essex with no accommodations for bicycles and pedestrians. There is also recurring problems with the outlet to the closed drainage system that has resulted in significant erosion near the outlet adjacent to Fern Hollow Road. This study developed alternatives to address the stormwater issues and offer improvements for walking and biking. A preferred alternative was approved by the Essex Selectboard in September 2021.
Consultant:
Stantec
Geography:
Essex

CCRPC Active Transportation Plan Evaluation

1.5 MB
Year:
2021
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian
Description:
The UVM Transportation Research Center (TRC) evaluated the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission's 2017 Active Transportation Plan (ATP) to determine the current implementation status of the Plan’s recommendations and develop a strategy for implementing and prioritizing the ATP’s remaining projects and recommendations.
Consultant:
UVM Transportation Research Center
Geography:
Chittenden County

Old North End Mobility Audit

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Year:
2021
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Infrastructure, Safety, Sidewalk, Transit, Transportation
Description:
Final report available here: https://www.oldspokeshome.com/one-mobility-audit The Old North End (ONE) is Burlington’s most economically, ethnically, and socially diverse community. The historically working-class neighborhood is a vibrant collective of arts, food, small business, and community-centered services, and is home to much of Burlington’s lower-income and migrant populations. This neighborhood mobility audit by the Old Spokes Home (bike shop and non-profit) sought to identify transportation investments that will improve pedestrian, bicycle, and transit access for traditionally underserved residents within the ONE to area jobs and essential services. A survey of those residents helped the project team to understand residents’ specific experiences, needs and barriers. Recommendations are made to enhance walking, biking, and transit connections to area jobs and essential services (e.g., shopping, educational centers, medical care facilities, etc.) at a neighborhood level, as well as suggestions on how to involve and engage traditionally underserved populations in planning projects.
Consultant:
Old Spokes Home
Geography:
Burlington

2020/2021 Way to Go! School Challenge Final Report

2.5 MB
Year:
2021
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Schools, Transportation Demand Management
Description:
This report details the school-year focus on Vermont schools, the addition of new events and statewide challenge, and overall results of the 2020/2021 Way to Go! program, outreach and marketing efforts, program results and winners, challenges to changing transportation behaviors, and lessons to consider.
Consultant:
Place Creative Company
Geography:
Chittenden County, statewide

2019/2020 Way to Go! School Challenge Final Report

3.1 MB
Year:
2021
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Schools, Transportation Demand Management
Description:
This report details the school-year focus on Vermont schools and overall results of the 2019/2020 Way to Go! program, outreach and marketing efforts, program results and winners, challenges to changing transportation behaviors, and lessons to consider.
Consultant:
Place Creative Company
Geography:
Chittenden County, statewide

Underhill Roadway Safety Analysis: Pleasant Valley Road and Irish Settlement Road

13 MB
Year:
2021
Theme:
Bike, Bike/Ped, Bike/Pedestrian, Safety
Description:
The safety review presented in this report includes two roadways in Underhill, VT being considered as designated bicycle routes. These roadways are the entire length of Irish Settlement Road and a segment of Pleasant Valley Road. These two roads serve as potential bicycle route connections between Underhill Center and Vermont Route 15 in Cambridge, VT, a popular cycling route in the state.
Consultant:
VHB
Geography:
Underhill

Bikeway Connectivity, Pedestrian Safety, and Stormwater Management in Burlington’s Old North End

15.7 MB
Year:
2020
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Stormwater, Transportation
Description:
The CCRPC and the City of Burlington partnered to identify options to improve connectivity for low-stress bicycling, improved pedestrian crossings, and stormwater management in the southwest section of the Old North End – one of Burlington’s densest and most diverse neighborhoods. The final report includes conceptual designs and conceptual cost estimates for the preferred alternatives connecting Battery Park, the Old North End Neighborhood Greenway, the Depot Street Neighborhood Greenway, and the Lakeview Terrace Neighborhood Greenway.
Consultant:
Toole Design Group
Geography:
Burlington

South Burlington Pedestrian and Bicycle Feasibility Study – Phase 2

11 MB
Year:
2020
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Transportation
Description:
The CCRPC and the City of South Burlington initiated this scoping study to analyze and evaluate the feasibility of additional sidewalk and shared use paths at four (4) proposed study site locations: Spear Street from UVM George D. Aiken Forestry Sciences Laboratory to the Shelburne town line; Hinesburg Road from Williston Road to Kennedy Drive; Allen Road from Baycrest Drive to Shelburne Road, Harbor View Road from Shelburne; Road to Baycrest Drive, and Baycrest Drive from Harbor View Road to Allen Road; Fayette Drive from Queen City Park Road to Shelburne Road. This report analyzes and evaluates existing conditions, provides conceptual alternatives, and tabulates opinions of probable construction costs. It continues upon the previous efforts in the February 2017 report of the same name to improve and/or close the gaps of the South Burlington pedestrian and bicycle networks.
Consultant:
Toole Design Group
Geography:
South Burlington