How Our Office Collects Person Trip Generation Data

How Our Office Collects Person Trip Generation Data


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Most trip generation data that is collected is vehicle-based and is focused on land uses where there is parking. However, collecting this type of data in urban areas, where parking isn’t abundant and people use multiple modes of transportation, is much more challenging. Yet, having an understanding of how people travel to urban destination is vital for cities and developers to better plan for...
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Traffic Impact Study Process – Part 4: Traffic Data Collection

Traffic Impact Study Process – Part 4: Traffic Data Collection


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Mike Spack and Bryant Ficek have literally written a book about Traffic Impact Studies and the process from authorization to final study. We present the information we wish we had when starting our careers and hopefully have tips and refreshers that even experienced traffic engineers will find useful. This series presents the basic steps of completing a Traffic Impact Study from their book....
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Pedestrian Bridges: Safety vs. Convenience

Pedestrian Bridges: Safety vs. Convenience


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Large roads are great for moving vehicles through an area.  However, if you are a pedestrian, getting across a wide, busy, high speed road can be daunting.  No one wants to play Frogger in real time with real consequences.  Except for maybe George Costanza. It is for this reason that pedestrian bridges are sometimes built. Pedestrian bridges allow for pedestrians and bicyclists to safely cross...
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