Take a look at some examples of Local Motion's technical assistance work in local communities.
Randolph Walk/Bike Survey Report
A group of Randolph residents who had formed a walk/bike group worked with Local Motion to administer and analyze this community survey as a means of gauging community support for walk/bike infrastructure, identifying barriers and solutions, and helping the town make progress on priorities.
planBTV Walk/Bike 5-Year Progress Report
Burlington's Walk/Bike Master Plan, planBTV Walk/Bike, was adopted in 2017 and set numerous goals for a 5-year timeframe. This report evaluated progress towards the 5-year goals set in the plan's "Engineering" section.
East Hardwick Walk/Bike Safety Improvement Concepts
Geography: East Hardwick
A neighborhood group based in East Hardwick requested that Local Motion staff draft conceptual designs for improving safety for walking and biking and enhancing connectivity to the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. This report is the result of that process.
Chittenden County Bike Count Data Library
Years: 2019 - 2021
Geography: Burlington, South Burlington, Essex, Winooski
Local Motion collected bike count data at select locations within Chittenden County between 2019 and 2021. Access the data via the data library linked above.
Charlotte Walk/Bike Survey Report
A walk/bike taskforce composed of members of the Charlotte Energy and Trails Committees worked with Local Motion to administer and analyze this community survey as a means of gauging community support for walk/bike infrastructure, identifying barriers and solutions, and helping the town make progress on priorities.
Greensboro Pop-Up Report
This report details the results of a Pop-Up demonstration project that Local Motion installed in Greensboro in 2021 in partnership with a local group and town officials.
Bristol Elementary School Walk/Bike Safety Audit
A group of PTO members, town officials, and walk/bike advocates in Bristol worked with Local Motion to conduct a walk-bike audit in the immediate vicinity of the Elementary School during and after school pick-up. Through this process, strategies were identified for improving safety and encouraging more families to walk and bike. This report further details the findings from the walk-bike audit and proposes recommendations to address the concerns raised.
South Union St. Pop-Up Report
In partnership with Local Motion, and with support from school administrators, the Edmunds School PTO experimented with different configurations along South Union St. Traffic engineers from Dubois and King Inc conducted a traffic analysis in advance of the project to determine the impacts of the streets changes, and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission collected data on traffic volumes and speeds. This report details the project and findings.
Richmond Walk/Bike Survey Report
Building upon past studies, and in partnership with the Town Planner and Richmond Trails Committee, Local Motion developed and circulated a survey to assess how best to create better bike and pedestrian access and reduce traffic congestion between the village, schools and park and ride in Richmond.
Safer Spaces for Walking and Biking in Craftsbury, Greensboro, Hardwick and Barton Village
Geography: Northeast Kingdom
Local Motion met with representatives from towns and conducted field visits in order to learn about priorities, issues related to walking and biking, current walking and biking conditions and habits of residents and visitors, as well as to better understand the opportunities for making improvements. Following an assessment of these issues and opportunities, community members decided to focus on key action projects that are detailed in this report.
St. Johnsbury Walk/Bike Safety Action Plan
Geography: St. Johnsbury
St. Johnsbury residents and town officials wanted to build on the interest that began with the VTrans On-Road Bike Plan, and decided to work with Local Motion to develop a Walk-Bike Safety Action Plan with the goal of identifying short and long term options for road improvements that will increase walking and biking in St. Johnsbury, and to make the roads safer.
Lyndon Walk/Bike Safety Action Plan
Lyndon residents and town officials worked with Local Motion to develop a Walk-Bike Safety Action Plan with the goal of identifying short and long term options for road improvements that will increase walking and biking in Lyndon, and to make the roads safer.