Transit Service Evaluation Project, Columbia, MO Cynthia served as the Project Manager, for Alta Planning + Design, in the role of sub-consultant with Olsson Associates, Inc. to evaluate transit services in Columbia, Missouri and improve pedestrian and bicycle access to the transit system. The consultant team organized and reviewed available data and reports to evaluate the existing and envisioned transit system as well as doing an analysis of current and planned transportation and land use conditions that could affect transit service. The team is assisted with developing transit service design alternatives and made recommendations for improving access to transit for pedestrians and people riding bicycles.
Mobility Implementation Plan (miPLAN) This groundbreaking implementation plan for a creating a multi-modal community in Champaign-Urbana focused on how to enable mode shift. Cynthia was the Project Coordinator for the cutting edge process that included extensive public input and market data analysis, identification of policies, programs and tools to help implement a multimodal, affordable transportation system. The project included development of a Green Corridor Plan to create high density, high frequency transit corridors with bicycle and pedestrian accommodations between the downtowns of the Cities of Champaign and Urbana and the University of Illinois Campus. Recommendations and strategies from miPLAN were successfully implemented. www.ihavemiplan.com