Tag: Revitalization

Demystifying Brownfields for Communities

By Matt Ashby, AICP CUD Brownfield redevelopment is something many communities encounter, but few are ever prepared for. Working with the alphabet soup of acronyms from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can be challenging at best, yet with a little patience, this program can help advance downtown redevelopment. In short, communities may be able to… Read More »

One-Way or the Other? Two-Way Traffic Conversion Requires Study

By Alexander Cowan, PE, and Alexandria Motl, PE Alexander Cowan Alexandria Motl A drive through the downtown area of many American cities includes time spent on one-way streets. Cities have used short segments of one-way traffic for hundreds of years to try to improve traffic flow and move higher volumes of traffic along downtown arterials.… Read More »

Tales From the Field: Halloween Reflections on Our Top 5 Projects with a Spook Factor

By Matt Ashby, AICP CUD, and Ben Peotter, PE Whew! We made it past All Hallow’s Eve and lived to tell about it. A few of our projects had us sweating a little, but we’re out of the proverbial woods now. Our redevelopment and brownfield work often takes us to places with historic and colorful… Read More »