American Trails Webinar for October: Trail User Counting

  • 19 Oct 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Webinar

Chris Linn with Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission presents "Trail Users Count! Automated Bicyclist and Pedestrian Trail User Counting in Greater Philadelphia." He will explore how data, metrics, and advanced tools are being used to further trail development. 

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WEBINAR OUTLINE

This webinar will explore how data, metrics, and advanced tools are being used to further the development of trail networks, and showcase how it especially helped with an extensive trail system in the state of Delaware.

PRESENTATION LEARNING OUTCOMES 

  • Learn about the types and costs of counter technologies and installation procedures.
  • Understand both common and uncommon maintenance issues, and the resources needed to maintain a program.
  • Understand the methods for creating seasonal adjustment factors and how they can be applied to short-duration counts.
  • Visualize methods for storing, displaying and sharing count data.
  • Learn about patterns revealed through the data and how the data can inform and justify future trail investment decisions.
  • Use supplied information to develop or improve your own permanent automated counting program at large or small scales.
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