Complete Streets: A Multimodal Transportation Design Trend

By Nathan Silberhorn, PE Over the last five years, we’ve seen a growing emphasis placed on non-vehicle traffic. That multimodal transportation approach has certainly been true for urban centers for decades, but those design trends are now transforming suburban, and even rural, areas. About the Expert: Nathan Silberhorn, PE, is a senior project manager with… Read More »

How to Design a Better Parking Lot

By Scott Maier, PE Parking lots are not generally known as the most orderly environment in modern society. A poorly designed parking lot could easily be compared to the bumper cars at the county fair. But a well-designed, well-maintained parking lot helps people get in efficiently, find their way to a stall, walk safely to… Read More »

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Five Keys to Good Site Design

By Craig Schuh, PE Site design applies to a variety of projects. Typical projects include parking lots and various amenities at industrial sites, commercial buildings, or even recreational sites. Each project is unique and requires unique design solutions. The following are the five keys to strong site design. 1. Always Keep Your Client in Mind… Read More »

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