Transportation

  • Key factors to consider in APD project pursuits

    Key factors to consider in APD project pursuits

    Get ready, because alternative project delivery projects are becoming more common, Gord Johnston writes in Design Quarterly

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  • Looking back at Infrastructure Week: We have our marching orders—educate and advocate

    Looking back at Infrastructure Week: We have our marching orders—educate and advocate

    As practitioners, now is the time to focus on what role we can take in helping repair our infrastructure systems in the US

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  • The road to resilience

    The road to resilience

    Addressing transportation infrastructure vulnerability.

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  • Technology on the interstate

    Technology on the interstate

    Read Brian Brenner's article on the ENR blog.

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  • Reconstructing history

    Reconstructing history

    Read Christian Wiederholz's article in Civil & Structural Engineer Magazine

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  • WEBINAR RECORDING: The impact of emerging technologies on complete streets

    WEBINAR RECORDING: The impact of emerging technologies on complete streets

    Transportation expert Rod Schebesch contributes to a webinar hosted by Smart Growth America, Transportation for America, the National Complete Streets Coalition, and Stantec

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  • How planning for autonomous vehicles can help cities improve 3 types of infrastructure

    How planning for autonomous vehicles can help cities improve 3 types of infrastructure

    Shared Automated Vehicles can support urbanization, inclusion, and improve transportation options

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  • Keeping an eagle eye on sustainable bridge design

    Keeping an eagle eye on sustainable bridge design

    Balancing nature and growth on Vancouver's Low Level Road—with sustainability always in focus

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  • Avoiding traffic trouble: Planning for large events

    Avoiding traffic trouble: Planning for large events

    Visual storytelling can help large events with extensive road closures run smoothly without creating traffic congestion

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  • How implementing biophilic architecture can soothe transit riders

    How implementing biophilic architecture can soothe transit riders

    Read Rachel Bannon-Godfrey's article in Metro Magazine.

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  • Why your community needs its own Complete Streets design guidelines

    Why your community needs its own Complete Streets design guidelines

    Cities and communities can often chose from a range of existing Complete Streets design guidelines. Here's why doing so is a bad idea.

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  • Can you do your client's job?

    Can you do your client's job?

    How the Minnesota Department of Transportation is taking the "Us vs. Them" mindset out of the client-engineering consultant relationship

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  • 5 reasons to rent a bike instead of a car during your next business trip

    5 reasons to rent a bike instead of a car during your next business trip

    An avid cyclist forgoes a car rental during his visit to Calgary─and it helped him stay healthy and connect with the community

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  • Microtransit series (Part 1): Technology helps cities meet demand for accessible transit

    Microtransit series (Part 1): Technology helps cities meet demand for accessible transit

    How are new technologies bringing cost-effective changes that will meet transit riders’ needs now—and in the future?

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  • Mentioned in Forbes: Driverless Cars Will Dramatically Change Where And How We Live

    Mentioned in Forbes: Driverless Cars Will Dramatically Change Where And How We Live

    Our Urban Places team member, Jason Schrieber, shares insights on current driverless vehicle capabilities and work on the city-level to start planning for the impacts on our communities.

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  • Counting every space: What parking inventories tell us about cities

    Counting every space: What parking inventories tell us about cities

    Our planners and mobility experts offer three unique perspectives on the untapped opportunity in our parking lots, garages, and streets

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  • Wildfire recovery: Creating a resilient home for outdoor education from ashes

    Wildfire recovery: Creating a resilient home for outdoor education from ashes

    Brianna Daniels helps to rebuild a California Boy Scout camp devastated by wildfire—and discovers her most memorable project

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  • Webinar Recap: Complete Streets in Canada feat. Ryan Martinson

    Webinar Recap: Complete Streets in Canada feat. Ryan Martinson

    Smart Growth America's Heather Zaccaro posted a highlights recap of the Complete Streets in Canada webinar

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  • Webinar: Complete Streets in Canada - featuring Ryan Martinson

    Webinar: Complete Streets in Canada - featuring Ryan Martinson

    Smart Growth America's webinar "Complete Streets in Canada" features our active transportation specialist Ryan Martinson

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  • Equity in the Transportation System - A bridge we can cross together

    Equity in the Transportation System - A bridge we can cross together

    Ryan Martinson discusses equity as it pertains to transportation professionals and the design of transportation systems

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