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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  • Microtransit series (Part 3): How tech can help transit unlock microtransit's opportunities

    Microtransit series (Part 3): How tech can help transit unlock microtransit's opportunities

    Technology in transit is no longer a nice-to-have…it’s a must-have

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  • Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having

    Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having

    The critical work of upgrading our decaying infrastructure has been put on the back burner—that must change

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  • A collaborative planning process helps chart a new course in Charlotte, North Carolina

    A collaborative planning process helps chart a new course in Charlotte, North Carolina

    The community-driven South End Vision Plan will help transform the area into a cohesive, dynamic, urban transit-oriented neighborhood

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  • Webinar Recording: Equity and Mobility in Design

    Webinar Recording: Equity and Mobility in Design

    Watch Ryan Martinson's presentation on the role equity plays in our built environment and discuss approaches we can to take to integrate equity into our transportation systems

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  • The science of wayfinding—a formula to increase transit ridership

    The science of wayfinding—a formula to increase transit ridership

    Academic research shows how good wayfinding at transit stops can help increase overall ridership and user experience

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  • What is a smart city? And how can we avoid getting the "Betamax version"?

    What is a smart city? And how can we avoid getting the "Betamax version"?

    When planning for ‘smart cities’ the most important consideration is how new technologies can serve people

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  • Published: Trends in Urban Planning - What’s on the horizon for our cities?

    Published: Trends in Urban Planning - What’s on the horizon for our cities?

    General Manager of Urban Planning & Environmental Services Tom Young discusses four emerging trends in urban planning for the Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand

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  • Microtransit series (Part 2): Key considerations when integrating on-demand service

    Microtransit series (Part 2): Key considerations when integrating on-demand service

    Before looking at private partners, take a hard look at current operations, fixed-service routes, and stakeholder communication

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