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GTC Launches Trail Data Collection Effort Using Array of Automated Methods

Trail Reports Will be Shared with Partners, Used for Transportation Planning Decisions

GTC intern collection trail data.
GTC intern collecting trail data.
Summer 2018

In 2017, GTC started evaluating trails and counting bicyclists and pedestrians to build a solid foundation of data for future planning with a multi-pronged approach. GTC selected 25 trails covering approximately 300 miles in Rochester and the surrounding counties. The primary goal is to compile two key types of information using collection methods that are conducive to our environment and would serve our needs. The first is physical attributes and the second is trail use.   

Read more about GTC Trail Data Collection

Posted: December 12, 2018

Rochester’s Inner Loop East Reconstruction Project Featured as Best Practice Community Impact Assessment: A Quick Reference for Transportation- 2018 Update

The Rochester Inner Loop project is one of five examples highlighted in a national publication, Community Impact Assessment: A Quick Reference for Transportation- 2018 UpdateThe updated document, published in June 2018, was prepared by Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Planning, Environment, & Realty.

For more information, please visit the Inner Loop Community Impact Assessment page.

Posted: September 18, 2018

Health Impact Assessment Planning Tool Gives Better Understanding of How Transportation Can Address Health Disparities

GTC partnered with regional health planning organization Common Gound Health to analyze the correlation between transportation and current health statistics and trends.

To learn more about this partnership and the resulting local Health Impact Assessments (HIA), please visit the HIA Planning Tools page.

Posted: August 1, 2018

GTC’s Transportation Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Featured in TRB Report


GTC's work assessing the vulnerability of transportation infrastructure to natural and man-made hazards was featured in a national report commissioned by the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) in Washington, D.C. 

For more information, please visit the Transportation Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment page.

Posted: July 19, 2018