Mount Pearl Integrated Transportation Study Phase 1B

CLIENT: City of Mount Pearl

YEAR: 2016

ROLE: Transportation Planning

CATEGORY: Transportation Master Plans

Mount Pearl Integrated Transportation Study Phase 1B

CLIENT: City of Mount Pearl

YEAR: 2016

ROLE: Transportation Planning

CATEGORY: Transportation Master Plans

The City of Mount Pearl engaged Harbourside Transportation Consultants (HTC) to complete an Integrated Transportation Study to examine the immediate and long term transportation infrastructure needs in and around the City of Mount Pearl. Phase 1B of this study was intended to collect and update the information that will be required to complete the Integrated Transportation Plan.

 

The scope of work included:

TASK 1: TRAFFIC COUNTING PROGRAM:

  • Traffic Counts were gathered at all 19 signalized intersections

TASK 2: TRAFFIC SIGNALS/PEDESTRIAN CROSSING ASSESSMENTS

  • Intersection signal drawings
  • Signal timing and phasing data – verified clearance intervals
  • Controller and related equipment assessment
  • Communications assessment

TASK 3: CONSTRUCTION OF AM AND PM PEAK HOUR SYNCHRO MODELS

TASK 4: OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

  • Detailed Traffic Signals Operation and Maintenance Manual

TASK 5: ROAD CLASSIFICATION REVIEW

  • Gathered necessary roadway characteristics
  • Reclassified roads according to the TAC road classification system

TASK 6: VISUM MODEL PREPARATION

  • Calibration of the existing St. John’s Regional 2015 AM and PM Peak VISUM models for the City of Mount Pearl

TASK 7: TRAIL NETWORK EVALUATION

  • Field investigation to create a database of trails in the City. Created trail/sidewalk map including recreation, commercial, and institutional uses.

TASK 8: TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR PHASE 2

TASK 9: PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

  • Strategy and branding of the public engagement process
  • Involved a Staff and Council Meeting and a public meeting