Volunteers needed for Data Collection at City Parks and Trails on September 15

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    NEWSLETTERS

     Trail Count 2010 Overview

    San Jose has over 54 miles of trails with plans for an additional 46 miles – data collection from Trail Count supports grant writing. Gathering data as part of Trail Count helps to lead San Jose towards a better integrated transportation system. Join us for this one day effort to collect the needed information!

    Click here to register!
     

    Date:September 15, 2010

    Time:6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

    Location: Three 12-hour count stations
    No. 1 Guadalupe River Trail @ Coleman Avenue
    No. 2 Guadalupe River Trail @ Park Avenue
    No. 3 Los Gatos Creek Trail @ Hamilton Avenue


    Four peak hour count stations are to be located at:
    No. 4 Los Gatos Creek Trail @ Auzerais Avenue
    No. 5 Coyote Creek Trail @ Tasman Drive
    No. 7 Highway 87 Bikeway @ Tamien Station
    No. 8 Coyote Creek Trail @ Capitol Exp

    WHAT WILL YOU NEED TO DO?
    - Trail counters are asked to volunteer for 2 hours (minimum).
    - Count and categorize trail users as Bicyclists, Walkers/Runners and Other (wheel chair users, Segway, etc.).
    - Hand out a survey post card to interested parties (directs trail users to an on-line survey).


    WHAT SUPPORT CAN YOU EXPECT?
    - City staff will contact your designated coordinator to review the data collection process and procedures for set up and take down of the count station.
    - City staff will visit your count station early in the day to check in, respond to questions and offer support.
    - Data collection sheets are provided.
    - Survey post cards are provided.

    Meals/Water: Please bring your own

    Contact:Parkvolunteer@sanjoseca.gov 408-535-3588