- Submitted by Ethan Hutchings, City of New Haven Transportation, Traffic & Parking Department Hall of Records
The City of New Haven will be conducting the 7th Annual Point-in-Time Survey and Parking Count on October 16th & 17th, 2012.
We are looking for volunteers to participate in collecting pedestrian, cyclist and parking data within downtown New Haven. As this is will be the 7th survey, a clear upward trend in the number of daily multimodal commuters within the downtown transportation network is evident. Your assistance in collecting data for this survey will place the city in a better position to accommodate daily commuters with future transportation infrastructure improvements.
What we are asking you to do:
We are looking for people who can assist in collecting data by standing at an intersection to count pedestrians or cyclists. We are also looking for people who can walk through a parking lot or a garage to count empty spaces - since we already have the maximum capacity for all garages and lots in this study.
You are welcome to volunteer your time to assist on both days but we also understand that you may have considerable time constraints. We can safely say that if you were to volunteer to count at one corner of an intersection, the amount of time it would take from start to finish would be one hour, as we can make arrangements to pre-assign an intersection to you, with instructions already given on how to perform the count.
Counting at one garage or lot would be less than one hour if that is all the time you can give.
You can also come to the staging area prior to the count times listed, where we will assign a location & review the information with you so you are comfortable with the counting process.
Please review the flyers below to see what times we need people to perform each type of count.
Contact information is provided at the bottom of the flyers so you can let us know when you can volunteer or if you would like to follow up with us for additional information.
If you plan on volunteering either in the morning and/or mid-day, breakfast and lunch will be provided out of the staging area - which will be in the Hearing Room at the Hall of Records building @ 200 Orange St in downtown New Haven.
Thank you in advance, as your assistance will be greatly appreciated.
City of New Haven
Transportation, Traffic & Parking Department
Hall of Records
200 Orange St. G3
New Haven, CT 06510
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