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The Ins and Outs of Traffic Studies

By Alexander Cowan, PE, PTOE The need for new developments and the adaptive reuse of repurposing older built spaces is constantly growing. Although the momentum of housing projects and developments may vary with the health of the economy and changing market conditions, there is a constant drive to provide the living spaces that our society… Read More »

Why You Should LOVE Traffic Engineering

When you’re running late for work and stuck at yet another red light, the science of traffic engineering might not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, keeping traffic moving smoothly and efficiently depends largely on the work of traffic engineers. From figuring out the optimum timing for a traffic signal to analyzing… Read More »

Mixed (Traffic) Signals: Myths and Truths

Here are some of the top traffic signal myths with some truths mixed in for fun: No. 1: If you see a camera on a traffic signal, it’s there to catch speeders and red-light runners. NOT ALWAYS TRUE. While some states and cities use video technology to hand out tickets, cameras are most commonly used… Read More »