Tag: Complete Streets

Resilience and Sustainability: Now and Later

By Subrata Bandy There is no question the pandemic has shifted priorities for a lot of individuals and entities. This past year has forced us to become resilient, as businesses, communities, and people. Resilience is the ability to recover quickly and bounce back from difficult situations. But the trend we are seeing is that we’re… Read More »

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 »

Well-designed sidewalks keep shoppers (and others) on the move

By Jeffrey Siewert, PE City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style … ’Tis the season when safe sidewalks are especially appreciated. Shoppers, carolers, mail carriers, and perhaps even Santa’s elves are busy going to and fro from streets to doorways. Well-designed sidewalks help keep all that foot traffic moving. Why build sidewalks? Here are… Read More »