McMahon was retained by the township to complete a municipal‐wide multimodal study to identify options for residents and visitors to walk and bike to various destinations within and beyond this bucolic community. Throughout the project, the team engaged residents and stakeholders through community workshops, a walking tour, and community survey, as well as regular collaboration with the study task force. McMahon applied best practices in multimodal planning and design to balance the needs of all users of the transportation system in order to develop context-sensitive and sustainable solutions throughout the municipality. The study recommendations focused on feasibility and implementation by providing practical recommendations and a well-defined, prioritized action plan.
In keeping with the recommendations of the multimodal study, the local elementary school held two successive walking school buses on National Walk to School Day in 2014 and 2015. The Township also advanced the design and construction of a critical missing sidewalk segment near the elementary school in 2015 and a trail extension project is in the design phase.
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