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.
Building a bridge is no small feat (or cost), so it has been essential that we use data and examine this project from multiple perspectives to lead to a good investment. Here are five steps we took as part of a data-driven origin-destination study that will move this project forward.
Driven by California Senate Bill 743 (SB 743) and statewide safety goals, Caltrans has added more safety considerations into their review process for new development projects. Here is what Caltrans looks for in this additional review.
The transportation space is rapidly evolving, and the advancements of private companies like Uber and Amazon should be a signal to cities to plan now so they are not caught unprepared for urban aerial mobility.
The proliferation of quick build parklets, outdoor dining installations, and shared streets in the past year has shown us that we can move more quickly to implement transportation projects. Will the trend continue after the pandemic?
Traffic signals contain a wealth of information that, when managed, is a tremendous asset in signal timing and systems management. The recently-released NCHRP Report 954 is giving agencies the keys to implementing automated traffic signal performance measures (ATSPMs).
On March 25, we gathered to celebrate the achievements of women in transportation and talk role models, what it looks like to get more women in transportation leadership, and what we wish we knew when we started our careers.