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Map of Rt 13 Project Study Area V. of Lansing to V. of Dryden

State Route 13 Corridor Study 2020

 

Respond to the new community survey on the preliminary recommendations: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SR13recs.

About the Project

The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability (TCDPS) and the Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) are conducting a corridor study of New York State Route 13 (Route 13) in Tompkins County. The 9-mile stretch of the corridor under consideration runs along Route13 from Warren Road (Village of Lansing) to the Village of Dryden’s western boundary, and has fourteen total intersections, including five priority intersections that carry significant amounts of traffic. It is a primary commuter travel corridor serving employment centers in the Ithaca area as well as a main freight route for trucks serving local businesses.

By Fall 2020, Tompkins County aims to complete the study, which will provide strategic guidance for future projects and help protect the functionality, capacity, and reliability of the roadway while ensuring the safety of its users.

Project Study Area

Project Schedule

The project is expected to be completed by November 2020.

Project Materials

Respond to the new community survey on the preliminary recommendations:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SR13recs.

For questions about  how to get involved, please contact Susan Hopkins Charland at  Highland Planning at susan@highland-planning.com.

About the Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability (TCDPS)

The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability (TCDPS) primarily works to implement the Tompkins County Comprehensive Plan which presents a long-term vision for the future of the community. Many of the Department’s specific work activities have been identified in a series of short-term strategies for working toward achieving the Comprehensive Plan’s vision. These strategies have been prepared to address housing, land conservation, energy, tourism, and development.

About the Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC)

The Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Tompkins County. The ITCTC is charged with facilitating county-wide transportation planning and is responsible for working jointly and cooperatively with all transportation related agencies in Tompkins County, to promote comprehensive inter modal transportation planning, and providing transportation related information and analyses. The ITCTC is also responsible for preparing and updating the Unified Planning Work Program, Transportation Improvement Program, and the Transportation Long Range Plan.