Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota
This project was completed as part of the 2015-2016 Resilient Communities Project (rcp.umn.edu) partnership with Carver County. In 2011, Carver County completed a traffic study of the intersection of CSAH 10 and State Highway 41. This intersection is adjacent to a campus that includes three schools and the Chaska Community Center. The goal of this project was to develop recommendations to provide safer bicycle and pedestrian routes to the schools and community center from surrounding residential neighborhoods. Project lead Bill Monk from the City of Chaska collaborated with a team of students in ARCH 3250: Community Design Practice Workshop, to evaluate existing conditions, identify design changes on the campus and in surrounding neighborhoods, and developed a survey of parents and students regarding their perceptions of bike and pedestrian safety around and within the campus. The students' final report and posters are available.
Report completed by students enrolled in ARCH 3250: Community Design Practice Workshop, taught by James Wheeler in spring 2016.
This project was supported by the Resilient Communities Project (RCP), a program at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to connect communities in Minnesota with U of MN faculty and students to advance local sustainability and resilience through collaborative, course-based projects. RCP is a program of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). More information at http://www.rcp.umn.edu.
Paurus, Alexandra; Laura, Raymaun; Nie, Candy.
Safe Routes to School for the City of Chaska.
Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota.
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