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Context Sensitive Solutions: Effective Design Through Collaboration

By Ken Voigt, PE For transportation engineers, design doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Many variables must be considered to make sure the final product makes sense in its community. This could mean the addition of bike lanes, sidewalks, or maybe the inclusion of decorative lighting. Who’s making these decisions? For most projects, many stakeholders are… Read More »

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Top Tips for Successful Permits

Water Works Park in Tampa, Florida, required permitting from more than 20 agencies and interested parties, ranging from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Without permits, projects don’t happen. Whether you want to fix a road or build a new office, fly a drone or dredge a lake,… Read More »

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Pavement Markings, Crosswalk Beacons Help Students Get Back to School

Green bike lanes and bike box and continental crosswalks in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin By Tristan Hickman, PE As students in many parts of the nation begin a new academic year, families face the question of how their children will safely reach school. If the commute is relatively short, a simple and healthy solution is for children… Read More »

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