The City of
Located between the shores of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, South Burlington was first chartered in 1865. Home to approximately 20,000 residents, the City supports a vibrant hospitality, retail, medical, and corporate business community with regional and national reach. South Burlington is known for the excellence of its public schools and recreational opportunities, dedicated city services, and livable neighborhoods.
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South Burlington Walk Bike Bridge Connections
The City of South Burlington received a federal grant to design and construct the East-West Crossing Project, a walk bike bridge over I-89, to provide a safer and more comfortable crossing of I-89. The South Burlington Walk Bike Bridge Connections project will examine the new bridge connections to the neighborhoods and businesses on both sides and become an integral part of the City’s transportation network.
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Queen city park road/austin drive bicycle and pedestrian connections scoping study
CCRPC is working with the Cities of Burlington and South Burlington to develop and evaluate a possible bicycle and pedestrian connection between the Hannaford Plaza on US7 in South Burlington, along Queen City Park Road and Austin Drive to the Burlington Bike Path at Oakledge Park. Connections to the Hannaford Plaza, Red Rocks Park, Oakledge Park, GMT transit stops, the Burlington Bike Path/Island Line, and other key destinations will be identified and considered in the study.
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SWIFT AND SPEAR STREET INTERSECTION FEASIBILITY STUDY
The City of South Burlington, CCRPC, and their design consultants will be exploring options to improve walking, bicycling, and driving through the Swift Street / Spear Street intersection. The project team invites you to learn more about this project and provide input about your experiences at this intersection. Your input will be used to create alternative design options and proposed improvements.
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South burlington Bike & pedestrian feasibility study
The CCRPC and the City of South Burlington initiated this scoping study to analyze and evaluate the feasibility of pedestrian and bicycle facility improvements at four locations considered gaps in their active transportation system.
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1-89 exit 14 bike/pedestrian crossing study | Phase 1 & 2
The CCRPC is working with the City of South Burlington to identify possible crossing improvements for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit users in the I-89 Exit 14 area, and evaluate the feasibility of those improvements. The goal of the study is to recommend an alternative transportation crossing option that has the support of the community so that funding may be pursued for engineering, permitting, and ultimately construction.
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south burlington multi-site PEDESTRIAN CROSSING study
Beginning in the fall of 2018, the CCRPC started to work with the City and Toole Design Group to analyze and evaluate the feasibility of mid-block crossings on Williston Road between Rt 116/Hinesburg Road and Kennedy Drive, and Kennedy Drive between Dorset Street and Rt 116/Hinesburg Rd. In FY19, the project team conducted field visits, analyzed existing conditions, reviewed conceptual plans and evaluated signal timing recommendations for Williston Road. The final report for this project will be completed in FY20.
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williston rd./dorset st. intersection lane assignment evaluation
In collaboration with City staff, the CCRPC started to evaluate the possibility of lane reassignments at the Williston Rd/Dorset St Intersection. In FY19, CCRPC staff conducted a review of previous studies related to the intersection, assembled traffic modeling data including traffic volumes and signal timing plans for base and future year scenarios to develop a microsimulation model in Transmodeler and reviewed optimized signal timing plans and potential lane use reconfigurations. A technical memo with findings and recommendations will be completed in FY20.
VT116/KIMBALL AVE./TILLEY DR. LAND USE AND TRANSPORTATION PLAN
South Burlington and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission are developing a comprehensive Land Use and Transportation Plan for the vicinity of VT 116, Kimball Avenue, Tilley Drive, Kennedy Drive, and Community Drive in South Burlington, Vermont. This Land Use and Transportation Plan will evaluate existing land uses and potential transportation alternatives to address the long-term, multi‐modal transportation system requirements to accommodate a potentially significant level of development within and adjacent to the Project area. The Plan will also develop a framework for developing a Transportation Improvement District (TID) for all or a portion of the Project area to help share the overall financial burden of public transportation infrastructure improvements.
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- Chamberlin Neighborhood Planning Project »
- Connecting the Gaps Sidewalk Scoping Study »
- Williston Road Network Transportation Study »
- South Burlington Parks Access Improvement Study »
- I-89 Exit 14 Slip Lane & Intermodal Intercept Parking Facility »
- Shelburne Road Corridor Study »
- I-89 Exit 12B Interstate Access Analysis Report »
- All of our past South Burlington planning studies can be found here »
Municipal Plan Review:
- Resolution approving municipal plan and confirming the planning process (CCRPC Board, 2016) »
- Review of the municipal plan (CCRPC Planning Advisory Committee, 2016) »