Ideas Who's Holding Up The (Electric) Bus?

Who’s Holding Up the (Electric) Bus?

Electric buses have zero tailpipe emissions, are quieter, easier to maintain, and have lower lifecycle costs than diesel buses. Despite drawbacks including higher upfront costs…

Jorge Barrios
Ideas Collecting Traffic Counts When There's No Traffic

Collecting Traffic Counts When There’s No Traffic

Developing Proxy Traffic Volume Estimates During COVID-19 Pandemic Conditions   The COVID-19 pandemic has developed so rapidly that there has been very little opportunity for…

Brian Dunn Wayne Kittelson Christopher Brehmer Marc Butorac

Does Vision Zero Start at the Curb?

In the January 2020 issue of Parking Magazine, Kittelson Senior Engineer/Planner Alek Pochowski explains how good curbside management has tremendous implications for keeping communities safe….

Alek Pochowski

Tips for Your First TRB Annual Meeting

More than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world will gather at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., January 12-16, 2020….


The Latest Tools in Roundabout Evaluation

Roundabouts continue to be constructed at a rapid pace in the United States. We have well over 5,000 roundabouts nationwide, and that number is quickly…

Lee Rodegerdts Justin Bansen Jorge Barrios Mike Alston Erin Ferguson
Ideas Five Ways to Improve Walkability in Cities

5 Ways to Make Cities More Walkable

Close your eyes for a second, and think of a city you loved walking through. What do you see and feel? Traffic whizzing by? Stress…

Amanda Leahy Conor Semler Aditya Inamdar Patty Hurd
Ideas Kittelson & Associates' John Zegeer

Honoring the Life & Legacy of John Zegeer

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of John Zegeer, former Senior Principal Engineer at Kittelson—a dedicated colleague, a trusted mentor, and a dear friend…

Wayne Kittelson Mark Vandehey
Ideas Biking to Work

Getting to Work the Kittelson Way

Here at Kittelson, we like to think of ourselves as transportation nerds… and that transportation nerds get to work differently than the average US commuter….

Jorge Barrios
Ideas Complete Streets

Complete Streets Defined

The term “complete streets” has gained momentum in recent years, but the concept is time-tested. How can we develop networks that meet a community’s needs?…

Amanda Leahy Laurence Lewis
Ideas Kittelson Internships

Finding the Right Internship for YOU: Part Two

Once you’re confident in the guiding principles and opportunities presented, it’s time to engage in practical steps to demonstrate how your internship is a good fit. Kittelson interns past and present tell you how.

Ideas Utah Zero Fatality

Utah’s Zero-Fatality Safety Summit

Last week, the Utah Department of Public Safety and the Utah Department of Transportation hosted over 400 participants at their state’s Zero Fatalities Safety Summit….