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Home > Services > Complete Streets & Trail Design > Pottstown Borough Multi-modal Bicycle and Pedestrian System

Client

Save Our Lands, Save Our Towns
222 Chestnut Street
Pottstown, PA 19464

Project Completion Date

June 2013

Construction Cost

$1,500,000

Project Overview

In conjunction with Simone Collins Landscape Architecture, TPD was selected by Thomas Hylton, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Save Our Land, Save Our Towns. TPD provided planning services for the determination of safe routes to schools (multi-modal bicycle and pedestrian routes) within the Borough of Pottstown, PA.

TPD identified a series of on-road and off-road bicycle and pedestrian facilities as well intersection and roadway safety treatments to accommodate these facilities and possible associated green storm water management features. TPD provided construction cost estimates and project development and funding consultation as well as assistance in consensus building at the municipal level.

TPD provided the following services for this project:

- Analyzed the recommended School District walking routes

- Performed traffic studies

- Collected and analyzed Level of Service (LOS) data

- Identified primary and secondary destinations for the bicycle route system

- Recommended routes for bicycle lane / shared use considerations

- Trail, bicycle and pedestrian crossing and on-road safety treatments

- Green stormwater recommendations

- Prioritized improvements for implementation

- Prepared cost estimates for implementation

- Recommended signage

- Determined necessary municipal and/or PennDOT permits and approvals to be obtained