Tag: Safety

Traffic Circulates Nicely as Roundabout Conference Attendees Observe

Captured in Google Earth, this 1-mile stretch of West Main Street in Carmel, Indiana, has seven roundabouts lined up, with three more just to the south. The city of about 85,000 people has close to 100 roundabouts, which is one of the highest concentrations of roundabouts in the United States. By Kevin Kuhlow, PE Transportation… Read More »

Carefully Designed Sidewalks Take Center Stage

By Daryl Myers, PE Most people probably don’t spend much time thinking about sidewalks unless they: A) Have to pay for one. B) Have to walk in the street because their neighborhood lacks them. However, engineers and landscape architects give a lot of thought to sidewalks and/or multi-use paths when these pedestrian lanes are a part of… Read More »

Drones Take Information Gathering To New Heights; Ayres Quick To Get Pilots Licensed

By Derek Fonder, Jason Komorowski, and Garrick Loberger Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are changing the game in our industry. Drones, as they’re more commonly called, are soaring to heights that traditional information-collecting methods can’t, gathering data exponentially faster than before, and doing it all with remarkable accuracy. These are just a few of the many… Read More »