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Welcome to the Boston Region MPO’s Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Program.

Thank you for supporting the Boston Region’s bicycle and pedestrian planning work. Volunteers are an important part of our data-collection program.

The MPO uses the data collected by volunteers to inform transportation planning decisions. The Boston Region MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Database stretches back to 1976 and contains nearly 700 files.

The spring 2021 count dates are:

  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021
  • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
  • Thursday, May 20, 2021
  • Saturday, May 22, 2021
  • Sunday, May 23, 2021

We are looking for a two-hour commitment from individuals on any of the above dates. We encourage groups that can schedule enough people to complete a 12-hour count*. Either way, please register to help us make sure we are not duplicating efforts.

If you are interested in participating in the May 2021 bicycle and pedestrian counts, please click the appropriate link below. Both options will lead you to the registration page where you may sign up for a time and place to count. If you haven’t counted for the Boston Region MPO before, you will also view a quick tutorial.

Have you counted with the MPO before?

Yes, I’ve counted bicycles and pedestrians for the Boston Region MPO before.

No, this is my first time counting bicycles and pedestrians for the Boston Region MPO .

*If you have an organized group that is planning to count all day long, please let us know at

If you have already conducted a count and would like the data to be added to the Boston Region MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Database, you may download the 2-Hour Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Sheet and send your data to CTPS via e-mail ( or US mail:

Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager
​Central Transportation Planning Staff
Ten Park Plaza, Suite 2150
Boston, MA 02116-3968