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Peer Exchanges, Planning for a Better Tomorrow, Transportation Planning Capacity Building

— Peer Exchange Report —

Non-motorized Volume Data Collection and Management Peer Exchange

Location: Virtual
July 14–15, 2021
Host Agency: Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC)
National Peers: Lauren Cardoni, MORPC
Josh Clark, San Diego Association of Governments
Eric Katz, Florida Department of Transportation
Jennifer Noll, MORPC
Jeff Peel, StreetLight Data
Michael Petesch, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)
Suzanne Scotty, MnDOT
Sarah Searcy, Institute for Transportation Research and Education, North Carolina State University
Shawn Turner, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Sponsoring Agency:
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)


This report summarizes proceedings of a virtual peer exchange sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and hosted by the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) on July 14–15, 2021. The purpose of the peer exchange was to discuss techniques for collecting and managing non-motorized volume data that could be used for better transportation policy, planning, and research. The event provided an opportunity for State departments of transportation, metropolitan planning organizations, and other public agencies across the U.S. to share experiences, lessons learned, successes, and challenges related to the topic. Specifically, participants discussed data collection program development and management, the different types of equipment available for such programs, and potential data uses.

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