Tag: Bike Lanes

Staying Safe: Complete Streets Can Help Communities Keep Pedestrians, Economy Moving During Global Pandemic

By Jeffrey Siewert, PE Stay safe. That phrase has become ubiquitous in our lexicon thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. How can communities better position themselves for resiliency, bring their residents together, and keep their economies moving while maintaining social distancing recommendations? About the Expert: Jeffrey Siewert, PE is the transportation group leader and senior project… Read More »

Bike Lanes, Intersection Improvements Can Change Urban Barrier into Friendlier Corridor

While heavy traffic is part of living in the big city, communities need not sit idly by as their arterial streets become unnecessarily clogged by outdated technology – or begin to feel like dangerous canyons that pedestrians and bicyclists fear to even attempt crossing. Traffic engineers hold the key to streets where shared use by… Read More »

Pavement Markings, Crosswalk Beacons Help Students Get Back to School

Green bike lanes and bike box and continental crosswalks in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 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 to walk or bike… Read More »