Volunteers Needed for 2014 National Bicycle and Pedestrian Project

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Volunteers Needed for 2014 National Bicycle and Pedestrian Project

Volunteers are needed to conduct manual counts of bicyclists and pedestrians at designated locations throughout the City of Roanoke during specified time(s). Official 2014 NBPD counts will be conducted at each designated count location on one (1) weekday and one (1) weekend day as follows:

  • Thursday September 11, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (rain date if needed: Wednesday September 17, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
  • Saturday September 13, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (rain date if needed: Sunday September 14, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm)

2014 Roanoke NBPD Volunteer Counter Sign-up Formhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MF83TFM

Each count period is 2 hours in duration, plus additional time to set up prior to conducting count (5 minutes or so). Volunteers will receive NBPD training and all requisite data collection materials (instructions, data collection sheets, pens, safety vest, etc.) prior to count date(s). Upon completion of the Volunteer Counter Sign Up Form, the count manager will contact you, via email, to confirm your participation and provide training and related information. Volunteer Counters will be assigned a count location once confirmed.

About the NBPD
The NBPD Project, co-sponsored by Alta Planning and Design and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Pedestrian and Bicycle Council, is a nationwide effort to provide a consistent model of bicycle and pedestrian data collection for use by planners, governments, and bicycle and pedestrian professionals. The City of Roanoke and RVAMPO have participated in the annual NBPD Project since 2012. Additional information:

National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project

City of Roanoke 2012 National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation (NBPD) Project Report

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