The Fairfax County Department of Transportation is looking to recruit volunteers to help count non-motorized road and trail users as part of an annual national data gathering project. The next count will be conducted in September 2017.
They are counting at the following locations: Heritage Drive and Ravensworth Road in Annandale, Magarity Road and Peabody Drive in Pimmit Hills, Park Run Drive and Westpark Drive in Tysons, Richmond Highway and Huntington Avenue in Huntington, Frontier Drive, Commerce Street and Amherst Road in Springfield, Beulah Street and Telegraph Road in Kingstowne, Town Center Parkway, New Dominion Parkway, W&OD trail and Fairfax County Parkway in Reston, George Mason Boulevard and University Drive in Fairfax, Route 50 and Metrotech Drive in Chantilly, and W&OD trail and Gallows Road in Dunn Loring.
This opportunity is suitable for those under age 18. No previous counting experience is necessary. Voluntary in-person training and digital training materials will be provided.
Those under 16 need a parent with them.
The count will be held in September 2017 on a Thursday from 5-7 p.m. and/or a Saturday from 12-2 p.m. rain or shine.
Contact Nicole Wynands at Nicole.Wynands@fairfaxcounty.gov.