Category: Traffic Engineering

Innovative Intersections Make Roads Safer

By Kevin Kuhlow, PE, and Alexander Cowan, PE, PTOE Most drivers have either been involved with or have witnessed a scary crash or near miss at an intersection. About the Expert: Kevin Kuhlow, PE, manages transportation services in our Madison, Wisconsin, office. He has been involved with developing hundreds of innovative intersections and roundabouts throughout… 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 »

It All Counts: Video Data Collectors Do Much More Than Tally Vehicles

By Alexander Cowan, PE Engineers and state Departments of Transportation are always looking for ways to improve safety for the traveling public – and they’re continually seeking more efficient ways to do it. A great example of an innovative approach is the use of MioVision Scout video data collection units. The portable units allow transportation… Read More »