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Ideas The Pros, Cons, and Future of E-Scooters

The Great E-Scooter Debate

Two Transportation Planners Discuss the Pros, Cons, and Future of This Popular Micromobility Mode   We’re always in favor of a little friendly debate. It…

The Great E-Scooter Debate The Great E-Scooter Debate
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…

Collecting Traffic Counts When There’s No Traffic Collecting Traffic Counts When There’s No Traffic Collecting Traffic Counts When There’s No Traffic Collecting Traffic Counts When There’s No Traffic
Ideas How COVID-19 Is Impacting Travel Patterns and Transportation Mode Choice

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Travel Patterns and Transportation Mode Choice

Published: March 13, 2020 Last Updated: March 23, 2020   Here at Kittelson, we’re joining organizations around the world in closely monitoring recommendations surrounding COVID-19…

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Travel Patterns and Transportation Mode Choice How COVID-19 Is Impacting Travel Patterns and Transportation Mode Choice How COVID-19 Is Impacting Travel Patterns and Transportation Mode Choice
Ideas Strategies for Remote Collaboration

How Collaborating As “One Firm” Strengthens Kittelson’s Project Work

Kittelson & Associates, Inc. is a company spread over more than 25 offices, yet we don’t silo project work by location. Due to our “one…

How Collaborating As “One Firm” Strengthens Kittelson’s Project Work How Collaborating As “One Firm” Strengthens Kittelson’s Project Work How Collaborating As “One Firm” Strengthens Kittelson’s Project Work How Collaborating As “One Firm” Strengthens Kittelson’s Project Work How Collaborating As “One Firm” Strengthens Kittelson’s Project Work How Collaborating As “One Firm” Strengthens Kittelson’s Project Work
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How Transportation Agencies Can Set Themselves Up for Large-Scale ATSPM Deployment

Automated traffic signal performance measures (ATSPMs) are revolutionizing the way agency engineers view traffic management. These high-resolution data analytic tools pull from systems and components…

How Transportation Agencies Can Set Themselves Up for Large-Scale ATSPM Deployment How Transportation Agencies Can Set Themselves Up for Large-Scale ATSPM Deployment
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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….

Does Vision Zero Start at the Curb?
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Blueprint for Urban Design, ODOT’s Approach for Design in Oregon Communities

An Efficient Route to Applying Performance-Based Design Guidance   Traditionally, transportation engineers have been trained to apply a set of standards that primarily address function…

Blueprint for Urban Design, ODOT’s Approach for Design in Oregon Communities Blueprint for Urban Design, ODOT’s Approach for Design in Oregon Communities
Ideas How Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPMs) Work

A Primer on Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures

Traffic signals can do much more for our transportation networks than just flash green, yellow, and red. Through advances in traffic signal technology and communications…

A Primer on Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures A Primer on Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures
Ideas The Pros and Cons of a Cashless Transit Fare System

The Benefits and Drawbacks of a Cashless Public Transit System

Remember the “transit stores” of old? (Well… of a few years ago.) Schedules would be stacked on one wall and people selling fare cards would…

The Benefits and Drawbacks of a Cashless Public Transit System The Benefits and Drawbacks of a Cashless Public Transit System The Benefits and Drawbacks of a Cashless Public Transit System
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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….