Tag: Safety

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 »

In a Work Zone? Hang Up the Phone

  Cell phones are everywhere – including on the highways. How many times have you seen someone driving along, gabbing on the phone? How many times have you done it yourself? It’s convenient to be able to stay in touch with anyone, anytime. But when you’re driving, it’s not safe. Back in 2014 the National… Read More »