Trails in Limited Access Highway Corridors

1. Welcome!

 
This survey is meant to collect data on existing or proposed shared use paths in or near limited access highway corridors or their adjacent service roads. It is meant primarily for those responsible for planning, implementation, funding, and or maintenance of these facilities but users of such facilities are encouraged to respond as well. Your time is greatly appreciated. Your responses will help in developing a best practices report on the implementation and design of these facilities.

Thank you for your time.

For more information visit us at: www.altaplanning.com/highwaytrails/
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1. What type of land uses does the trail pass through? (Please check all that apply)
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2. What is the name of your trail?
3. How many miles does the trail run along the active highway corridor?
4. Is the trail a key piece of a regional or statewide trails system?
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5. How wide is the trail? (If width varies, check all that apply)
6. How wide is the full highway corridor?
7. What is the minimum distance from the shoulder line to the edge of the travel lane?
8. What type of barrier is between the highway and the trail? (Check all that apply)
9. How many lanes does the highway have?
10. Does the trail cross the highway?
11. How many times the trail cross the highway?
12. How are interchanges/exit ramps dealt with?
13. What type of highway is it?
14. What is the name of the highway?
15. What is the estimated average daily traffic volume of the highway?
16. What agency owns the adjacent highway corridor?
17. What is the surface of the trail? (Please check all that apply)
18. How long is the entire trail?
19. What was the agency's attitude toward the trail before it was built?
20. What is the agency's attitude toward the trail now that it is built?
21. Do peak hours of highway use correspond with peak hours of trail use?
22. What is the approximate maximum vehicle speed?
23. What is the approximate number of annual trail users?
24. Have any highway related crashes occured on the trail? (This question includes only those crashes caused by the path being adjacent to an active highway, such as direct use vehicle collisions or crashes cause by debris left on the path by vehicles)
25. Have any highway related incident claims been filed against your agency since the trail opened for use?
26. Who is primarily responsible for trail maintenance?
27. How much is spent on maintenance annually?
28. Does highway maintenance infringe upon the trail corridor?
29. Does your agency own the highway corridor?
30. Did you obtain an easement? (If yes, please specify from whom in "Other" field)
31. How was your trail funded? (Check all that apply)
32. Are there any K-8 Schools within 2 miles of the corridor?
33. How did you get your trail approved?
34. Are there any safety / community problems with respect to the trail? (Check all that reply)
35. Is there a pattern to these incidents?
36. Were there any problems (such as trespass or safety) relieved by the trail?
37. Is there night use/lighting along the trail?
38. Are there any issues of discomfort on the trail users due to proximity of the highway (flying debris, noise etc.)?
39. Does the trail have any utility easements on it?
40. Are there any trail monitoring efforts? (Check all that apply)
41. Are there any safety education programs for trail users? (Check all that apply)
42. Describe any special requirements in agreements for the highway trail (e.g. fencing, indemnification, insurance, surface)?
43. Is there liability insurance specifically for the highway trail or is it covered by an agency umbrella policy?
44. Are there any "best practices" you would suggest for the planning, development, operations and maintenance of highways with trails projects?
45. What types of users use the trail? (Check all that apply)
46. What types of uses are prohibited from the trail?
47. Please enter the address of the website that users can access more information about your trail:
48. What is your contact information (This will not be publicly shared information)?
Name:
Phone (Optional):
E-Mail:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
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