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  • UNIVERSITY PLACE STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS

  • ABOUT THE PROJECT

    The City of Burlington and UVM are collaborating with Stantec and SE Group on making University Place safer for all people including pedestrians, bicyclists, and other active transportation users.

  • ANALYSIS COMMUNITY SURVEY

    Crossings Considered Unsafe

    How do you use University Place on a regular basis?

    • 560 RESPONSES

    • OPEN FROM APRIL 23- MAY 16

    • SENT TO UVM (STUDENTS, STAFF, FACULTY, & UVM MEDICAL CENTER)

    • SENT TO MANY STAKEHOLDER GROUPS

    COMMUNITY NEEDS/OPPORTUNITIES

    • PRIORITIZE BIKES, PEDESTRIANS, AND SHUTTLES

    • IMPROVE VISIBILITY OF DRIVERS, BICYCLISTS, AND PEDESTRIANS AT ROAD CROSSINGS

    • REDUCE, SLOW, OR PROHIBIT VEHICLE TRAFFIC

    • IMPROVE ADA ACCESSIBILITY (CROSSWALKS/SIDEWALKS)

    • WIDEN SIDEWALKS

    • REMOVE MOST/ALL PARKING

    • IMPROVE THE CHARACTER OF THE STREETSCAPE

  • BASIC CONCEPT 1

    OLD MILL WILLIAMS HALL

    STEM DISCOVERY CENTER

    MORRILL HALL

    WATERMAN BUILDING

    STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

    BILLINGS LIBRARY

    VOTEY HALL

    IRA ALLEN CHAPEL

    ROYALL TYLER THEATRE

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    U N I V E R S I T Y P L A C E

    U N I V E R S I T Y G R E E N

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    EXISTING CURBLINE

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    ELIMINATE TURN LANE

    FOOD TRUCK AREA TIGHTEN TURN RADIUS Slow turning vehicle speed Improve safety of crossing Remove islands

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND) WITH BUFFERED BIKE LANES

    IMPROVED, ACCESSIBLE CROSSINGS Widened with improved curb ramps Reduced number of crossings for safety Stairs between crosswalks and sidewalks removed

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND)WITH SHARROWS & CONTRAFLOW BIKE LANE

    • PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

    • ACCESSIBILITY

    • CONSOLIDATED CROSSWALKS

    • BIKE LANES & SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

    • ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAVEL

    • BETTER FOOD TRUCK ACCOMMODATIONS

    • IMPROVED ROAD SURFACE CONDITION

    • ELIMINATION OF LONG- TERM PARKING

  • BASIC CONCEPT 1

    OLD MILL WILLIAMS HALL

    STEM DISCOVERY CENTER

    MORRILL HALL

    WATERMAN BUILDING

    STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

    BILLINGS LIBRARY

    VOTEY HALL

    IRA ALLEN CHAPEL

    ROYALL TYLER THEATRE

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    U N I V E R S I T Y P L A C E

    U N I V E R S I T Y G R E E N

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    EXISTING CURBLINE

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    ELIMINATE TURN LANE

    FOOD TRUCK AREA TIGHTEN TURN RADIUS Slow turning vehicle speed Improve safety of crossing Remove islands

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND) WITH BUFFERED BIKE LANES

    IMPROVED, ACCESSIBLE CROSSINGS Widened with improved curb ramps Reduced number of crossings for safety Stairs between crosswalks and sidewalks removed

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND)WITH SHARROWS & CONTRAFLOW BIKE LANE

    SOUTH SEGMENT

  • BASIC CONCEPT 1

    OLD MILL WILLIAMS HALL

    STEM DISCOVERY CENTER

    MORRILL HALL

    WATERMAN BUILDING

    STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

    BILLINGS LIBRARY

    VOTEY HALL

    IRA ALLEN CHAPEL

    ROYALL TYLER THEATRE

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    U N I V E R S I T Y P L A C E

    U N I V E R S I T Y G R E E N

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    EXISTING CURBLINE

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    EX IST

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    EXIS TING

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    ELIMINATE TURN LANE

    FOOD TRUCK AREA TIGHTEN TURN RADIUS Slow turning vehicle speed Improve safety of crossing Remove islands

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND) WITH BUFFERED BIKE LANES

    IMPROVED, ACCESSIBLE CROSSINGS Widened with improved curb ramps Reduced number of crossings for safety Stairs between crosswalks and sidewalks removed

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND)WITH SHARROWS & CONTRAFLOW BIKE LANE

    NORTH SEGMENT

  • BASIC CONCEPT 1A

    BASIC CONCEPT IMPROVEMENTS

    • DROP OFF AREA

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    WILLIAMS HALL

    STEM DISCOVERY CENTER

    MORRILL HALL

    WATERMAN BUILDING

    STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

    BILLINGS LIBRARY

    VOTEY HALL

    IRA ALLEN CHAPEL

    ROYALL TYLER THEATRE

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    U N I V E R S I T Y P L A C E

    U N I V E R S I T Y G R E E N

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    EXISTING CURBLINE

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    ELIMINATE TURN LANE

    FOOD TRUCK AREA TIGHTEN TURN RADIUS Slow turning vehicle speed Improve safety of crossing Remove islands

    DROP OFF AREA

    IMPROVED, ACCESSIBLE CROSSINGS Widened with improved curb ramps Reduced number of crossings for safety Stairs between crosswalks and sidewalks removed

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND)WITH SHARROWS & CONTRAFLOW BIKE LANE

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND) WITH BUFFERED BIKE LANES

  • BIKE (5’)

    BIKE (5’)

    GREEN (VARIES)

    EX. SIDEWALK (5’)

    BUFFER (6’)

    BUFFER (3’)

    TRAVEL (N) (11’)

    SECTION C: TYPICAL FACING NORTH

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    BASIC CONCEPT

    TYPICAL CROSS SECTION FACING NORTH

  • BASIC CONCEPT

  • ENHANCED CONCEPT 1

    OLD MILL WILLIAMS HALL

    STEM DISCOVERY CENTER

    MORRILL HALL

    WATERMAN BUILDING

    STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

    BILLINGS LIBRARY

    VOTEY HALL

    IRA ALLEN CHAPEL

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    U N I V E R S I T Y G R E E N

    ROYALL TYLER THEATRE

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    EXISTING CURBLINE

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    ELIMINATE TURN LANE

    ONE-WAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC (NORTHBOUND) WITH BUFFERED BIKE LANES

    CONSOLIDATED CROSSING PLAZA Elevated, curbless crossing zone w/ safety bollards Pedestrian right of way Potential location for Green Street improvements such as rain gardens in adjacent green strips

    WIDENED SIDEWALK (10’)

    FOOD TRUCK AREA

    NEW SIDEWALK (8’)

    NEW SIDEWALK (6’)

    TIGHTEN TURN RADIUS Slow turning vehicle speed Improve safety of crossing Remove islands

    IMPROVED, ACCESSIBLE CROSSINGS Widened and oriented 90 degrees to curbline Reduced number of crossings for safety Stairs between crosswalks and sidewalks removed

    SIMPLIFY CIRCULATION Eliminate path to avoid unsafe crossing

    BASIC CONCEPT IMPROVEMENTS

    • NEW, WIDER SIDEWALKS & IMPROVED CIRCULATION

    • PLACEMAKING & AESTHETIC IMPROVEMENTS THAT FIT INTO THE SURROUNDING HISTORIC CHARACTER

    • GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

    • NARROWER ROADWAY

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  • ENHANCED CONCEPT 1

    OLD MILL WILLIAMS HALL

    STEM DISCOVERY CENTER

    MORRILL HALL

    WATERMAN BUILDING

    STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

    BILLINGS LIBRARY

    VOTEY HALL

    IRA ALLEN CHAPEL

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