The history of urban horses holds valuable information for planners and engineers in the present. Understanding a community’s horse-powered past can reveal a footprint designed for the very low-speed, complete street environment we work so hard to create today.
At what types of intersections are bike boxes most appropriate? How much do separated bicycle lanes typically cost? The answers these questions can be found on Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)’s new Bicycle and Pedestrian Treatments website.
Project reports contain a wealth of information—the culmination of months or years of technical analysis, community engagement, and hard work. But if the document is difficult to digest, the impact of that work is limited.
Under certain roadway and traffic conditions, signal coordination can be effective in reducing delays for drivers. However, it also has limitations, and its impact on pedestrians, bicycles, and transit is not often recognized.
We bring our experiences into our work. Associate Planner Conor Semler writes about why it’s important for transportation engineers and planners to develop empathy for experiences different from our own.
The most impactful innovation that the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) discovered through their Transportation Innovation Study is one that might not be commonly associated with transportation, but will set up SJCOG to meet their communities’ pressing needs long-term.
Will employees be expected to return to the office full-time? Here’s how we’ve approached the conversation at Kittelson, including five ways we’re seeking to operate inclusively in a hybrid environment.