Tag: Public Involvement

Public Involvement From a (Social) Distance

By Matt Ashby, AICP A robust and personalized public involvement program is key to gathering information and building buy-in for upcoming projects. But how do you do that when the public is under stay-at-home restrictions? Digital communication tools help communities and agencies gather crucial feedback and keep projects moving forward. They also help us to… Read More »

Good Roundabout Design Balances Safety and Performance

By Kevin Kuhlow, PE Properly designed roundabouts can provide excellent operations, improve safety by reducing serious injury and fatal crashes, and provide better bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. When designed improperly, however, not only can crashes increase, but one poorly designed roundabout also can significantly hinder an agency’s ability to implement additional roundabouts. If drivers go… Read More »

Planning with an Eagle Eye: Highway Project Brings Bird-Watching Bonus

By Chris Silewski, PLA If you have a public space to design, it’s best to ask the public what they would like designed. Then be ready to work with the many public sector entities, businesses, and organizations that all need the project to fit in reasonably with surrounding infrastructure and stakeholders’ dreams for the future.… Read More »