2013 Bike and Ped Counts

In 2013, AMATS completed its second year of compiled bike and pedestrian counts at key locations throughout the region with the purpose of gathering data in analyzing the need for future bicycle facilities.  During the months of January, April, May, July, August, September, and October, the agency conducted 24 bike and pedestrian counts at various locations throughout Akron and Kent.

The top three locations with the highest bicycle count included:


  • E Exchange & S Portage Path, 7.11.13, 45
  • W Market St & Portage Path, 7.6.13, 40


  • SR 303 & Akron-Peninsula Rd, 7.13.13, 141

The top three locations with the highest pedestrian count included:

University of Akron

  • Sumner & E Exchange Sts, 4.16.13, 1362
  • Grant & E Exchange Sts , 4.16.13, 1050

Kent State University

  • Campus Center Dr & Summit St, 10.2.13, 1025




If your community would be interested to complete a bicycle and pedestrian count and would like more information about the program, please contact Phyllis Jividen at 330.375.2436 or pjividen@akronohio.gov