Resources

Below is a list of tools and resources you can use to learn more and help make our streets safer for everyone. To add a resource or make an update to this page, please leave a comment at the bottom or contact info@ReconnectRochester.org.

Additional Learning

City of Rochester Neighborhood Traffic Calming Manual
The City developed this thorough brochure to inform and educate the public on the issues and options surrounding traffic calming.

Reconnect Rochester
A local non-profit organization working to promote and improve public transportation and transportation alternatives in the Rochester region.

Highland Library – 971 South Avenue
Monroe Library – 809 Monroe Avenue
Sully Branch Library – 530 Webster Avenue
Winton Library – 611 Winton Road North

Get Involved / Local Groups & Programs

City of Rochester BoulevART Program
Beautify your neighborhood and slow traffic by painting a mural on your residential street. When a street does not qualify for other traffic calming features like speed humps or stop signs, painting the street has been a proven mechanism for slowing traffic and creating a safer environment.

City of Rochester Traffic Calming Program
Want to reduce speeds on your street? The City offers these tools and resources to help. Request a Speed Enforcement unit, Speed Humps, a Digital Speed Display, or other Traffic Calming Features.

The Highland Placemaking Team
Located in the Highland Park Neighborhood this group formed in response to a car accident in the neighborhood where only a tree prevented the out of control vehicle from crashing into historic houses just a few feet away. This group of citizens is working to incorporate placemaking concepts within the Highland Park Neighborhood and community project plans.

Reconnect Rochester
A local non-profit organization working to promote and improve public transportation and transportation alternatives in the Rochester region.

Rochester Cycling Alliance
A local bicycle advocacy organization working to promote cycling as a form of transportation in the Rochester region.

Online Tools & Resources

Monroe County Crash Map
See all traffic-related crashes resulting in either injuries or fatalities since 2010. Map created by Reconnect Rochester using data from NYSDOT.

Rochester Streets Project Map
Find current road and development projects going on in Rochester. You can have a positive impact on these projects by organizing your neighbors, attending public meetings, and sending your feedback to the project manager.

City of Rochester Neighborhood Petition for Speed Limit Reduction
To request a speed limit reduction on a neighborhood street, download this form, gather signatures, and send completed form to Erik Frisch frische@cityofrochester.gov or mail to: Erik Frisch, Dept. of Environment Services, City of Rochester, 30 Church Street, Rochester NY, 14614

Local City/Town/Village Comprehensive Plans & Active Transportation Plans

City of Rochester Walkability Audit
City of Rochester Center City Master Plan
City of Rochester Complete Streets Policy
Town of Brighton Comprehensive Plan — Envision Brighton
Town of Brighton Comprehensive Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan
The Village of Pittsford Pedestrian Safety & Traffic Calming Plan
Town of Pittsford Comprehensive Plan
Irondequoit Comprehensive Master Plan
Town of Greece Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan
Town of Henrietta Active Transportation Plan
Village of Webster Comprehensive Plan
Town of Webster Comprehensive Plan
Penfield Comprehensive Plan
Victor Comprehensive Plan
Village of Fairport Comprehensive Plan
Perinton Comprehensive Plan


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3 thoughts on “Resources

  1. Hi,
    The Henrietta Active Transportation Plan document you have listed as a link only goes to an agenda. It is not the actual plan. Can you please post the plan? Thank you.

  2. Hi I found a great info graphic on speed and pedestrian deaths on your website. can i use it or a revised version for a safety guide we have here in virginia? Over 130K copies have been distributed, and we have a website sharevaroads.org, we’d give credit of course. Thanks for considering!

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