Tag: Safety

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 »

Eclipse Traffic Congestion? Planning Provides Cure

By John Davis, PE, PTOE Most metropolitan areas experience traffic congestion. Commuters endure hours of travel to get to their destinations, and traffic engineers work tirelessly to untangle those traffic tie-ups. New construction, highway expansion, and public transit are all solutions to recurring congestion. But what about special events that may only draw commuting crowds… Read More »

Burlington Parks, Playgrounds Need Flood Repairs

Nearly 13 inches of rain descended on the City of Burlington, Wisconsin, last week – flooding the streets, leaving homes and businesses under water, and wiping out phone service, Internet, and power for days. The Fox River crested at 16.5 feet – smashing the previous record by 3 feet and prompting local officials to declare a… Read More »