Congratulations to 12 of our transportation engineers who recently earned the Transportation Professional Certification Board's new Road Safety Professional (RSP) Certification! Our teammates are among the first 105 professionals to be RSP certified. Thank you for your commitment to promoting safety on our roads and in our communities.
Kimley-Horn is excited to share the growth of our Florida region with the opening of new offices in St. Petersburg and Gainesville! As our 14th and 15th offices in the state of Florida, we look forward to providing local expertise to our partners and clients in the North Central Florida and Tampa Bay areas.
An iconic shopping center serving the East Bay market of San Francisco, Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, CA has been awarded ICSC's Gold Award and Gold Award for Sustainability! Learn more about the Broadway Plaza renovation and its sustainable features.
In today's data-driven world, it can be easy for engineers to be overly focused on the details when working through a decision. Kimley-Horn's Tracy Shandor and Volkert Inc.’s Clark Bailey share how we can empower future engineers to make good decisions by using their engineering judgment.
Babcock Ranch in southwest Florida is leading the way in environmentally friendly development. The 18,000-acre planned community was featured in this recent PBS documentary, where Kimley-Horn's Amy Wicks describes how water conservation has shaped the town’s sustainable design. The team’s integrated water management solutions include created wetlands, innovative water quality treatment, and stormwater conveyance technology that mimics nature.
The Underline—a 10-mile linear park under Metrorail's elevated tracks—will transform the existing M-Path under Metrorail's elevated tracks into a vibrant greenway. Kimley-Horn helped develop the original master plan and provided various design elements for the project, including bike lanes and pedestrian crossings, signage, pavement markings, signal modifications, and landscape architecture.
The Tampa Riverwalk, a Kimley-Horn project, has been named APA's 2018 Great Places in America "People's Choice" award winner! Congratulations to the Kimley-Horn team, our partners at Moffatt & Nichol, and the City of Tampa on this outstanding recognition.
Big data—like probe data from mobile devices—is changing how analyses are conducted in the transportation planning and operations field. #kimleyhorn’s Anthony Gallo and Tim Padgett explain how big data can be used to understand cut-through and diverting traffic, and to develop and validate models.
A new $12.6-million, mixed-use facility in historic downtown Hastings fills the missing gap with distinctive affordable housing for artists. Kimley-Horn provided landscape architecture services for the Artspace Hastings River Loft, which features a 1,600-square-foot gallery, an outdoor plaza with a podium stage, and more.
To support the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s goal to increase opportunities for urban communities to access nature, Kimley-Horn's Beth Tucker, Danielle McCray, and Cristina Pastore are developing refuge access plans for wildlife refuges across the country. Learn about their experience planning for the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana.
With 3.2 miles of dedicated bus-only lanes, transit signal priority at intersections, and 26 station platforms offering level boarding, the GRTC Pulse Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system is revitalizing the City of Richmond, VA. Learn from Kimley-Horn’s Ashley Lickliter and GRTC’s Steve McNally about the impact of this project.
Extensive training programs are part of our culture at Kimley-Horn. With input from company leadership, discipline specialists, and training attendees, our training programs continuously evolve to help us invest in our people and our firm’s future success. Learn more about our in-house training and professional development opportunities from our President and CEO, Steve Lefton.
After identifying a need to provide a positive environment for incarcerated mothers to connect with their children, Kimley-Horn’s Matt Iekel and his project team at Iowa State University partnered with a local correctional institution to design a solution. The project—a garden that promotes interactive play and conversation—received an ASLA Student Award of Excellence in the Student Community Service category.
Kimley-Horn is committed to supporting women in STEM. Our President and CEO Steven Lefton shares how we’ve grown in this area as a firm and initiatives that will continue to help us improve in the future.
Thanks to the opening of the Colorado Air and Space Port at Front Range Airport, high-powered planes will be able to horizontally launch and land just outside of Denver. Kimley-Horn partnered with Front Range Airport on the approval process for the airport’s FAA operator’s license and on this video that illustrates the potential for future advancements in the aerospace industry.
Hotel Nia—part of the Menlo Gateway mixed-use development in Menlo Park, CA—received an ENR California Award of Merit in the Residential/Hospitality category! Congratulations to our project partners on this recognition.
New trail, walkway, bridge, roadway and bus improvements will allow all users to conveniently access the Golden Valley Road Station—1 of 11 locations in the Twin Cities, Minnesota Blue Line LRT Extension Project. This video, created by our visualization team, showcases the creative design solutions users will find when visiting the Golden Valley Road Station.
With Kimley-Horn’s Kadence Adaptive Signal Control Technology, cities like Windsor, Ontario can mitigate traffic to help drivers save time and money on their commutes. Read how this technology may be implemented in 40 Windsor locations in the Windsor Star.
Before Nick Chen, AICP was a Community Planner and Urban Designer at Kimley-Horn, he was a Zoo Designer at the San Diego Zoo. Learn how he draws experience and inspiration from his nontraditional career path as he shares three similarities between designing for zoos and planning for communities.
Coming soon: a new outdoor amenity center for students at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL. Kimley-Horn’s landscape architects have partnered with Fawley Bryant Architects to provide the amenity center’s landscape, irrigation, and hardscape improvements at the academy, which is known for training some of the world’s best athletes!
Shifting demographics, evolving shopping trends, and a growing preference toward walkability are motivating suburban towns and cities to redefine themselves. Kimley-Horn Urban Designer/Planner Eric Bosman, AICP offers eight approaches to employ when adapting sprawling spaces into walkable, mixed-use places.
Hosted by APA and MetroQuest, this webinar (eligible for CE credits for AICP) focuses on best practices for projects involving public participation with guidance from industry leaders—including Kimley-Horn's Stephen Stansbery.
The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia is the first of its kind to be awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. The New York Times shares about several green features incorporated into the stadium’s structure—including the Kimley-Horn-designed rainwater cistern that aids in stormwater control and lowers water demand.
With more than 80 offices across the country, Kimley-Horn project managers work to accommodate all modes of transportation and their users. In celebration of National Bike Month, we’ve spotlighted some of the great projects being done in our offices around the country.
Kimley-Horn is thrilled to be named #1 on the Best Companies in Consulting & Professional Services list from FORTUNE and Great Place to Work. At Kimley-Horn, our people are more than just employees—they’re the drivers of our innovation, business model, and successful client service. Maximizing our team’s potential through a collaborative environment and a people-focused growth strategy is key to our business.
Kimley-Horn officially welcomes Remenschneider Associates, Inc. to our team in Indianapolis, Indiana. RAI has provided design, planning, and landscape architecture services to private and public sector clients throughout the state of Indiana since 1989. With this move, we have significantly expanded our ability to help Midwestern cities and towns achieve economic success within their downtown areas.
Kimley-Horn provided an abundance of services for the 57-acre SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta. Home to the Atlanta Braves ballpark, this mixed-use development is comprised of office space, residential units, the Omni Atlanta Hotel, the Coca-Cola Roxy Theater, and retail space. Find out more about this project and what led the ACEC Georgia to award Kimley-Horn the 2018 Engineering Excellence Grand Prize for our work.
Recognized for their project work, leadership roles, and character, Kimley-Horn's Angela Fannéy, Jenny Johnson, Emily Meador, and Emmy Montanye have been recognized on Engineering Georgia’s 100 Influential Women to Know list!
Babcock Ranch—located near Fort Myers, FL—will be the first shared autonomous vehicle network in the world. Learn about Kimley-Horn’s role in this community in the latest issue of IPI’s The Parking Professional.
Kimley-Horn is proud to announce that Chris Leverett was among the 21 individuals named to ENR Midwest's list of Top Young Professionals. The goal of the annual program is to recognize young professionals who represent the "best-of-the-best" in their careers by giving back to their industry and communities. Congratulations, Chris!
Lindsay Walker relied on her skills, knowledge from the LeadershipITE program, and support system at Kimley-Horn to open our Lexington, Kentucky office in 2016. Read about her professional journey that helped her to "lead the way" in the January edition of the ITE Journal.
Kimley-Horn's Water Resources group in Florida successfully implemented the state's first municipal drinking water facility using chlorine dioxide disinfectant. Receiving the first approved permit in Florida, the team is blazing new trails for disinfection and disinfection byproducts compliance for utilities across the state. You can read more about Kimley-Horn's innovative efforts in the latest issue of Florida Water Resources Journal.
With progress updates provided via social media and a live video stream, the highly anticipated Canyon Aqua Park opened on July 17, 2017. Featured in the December issue of World Waterpark Magazine, see how Kimley-Horn worked with the City of Canyon, Texas and project partners on this family-friendly entertainment spot.
Kimley-Horn is proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE's Best Workplaces for Parents. This recognition is based on feedback from more than 400,000 employees submitted in 2016 through the Great Place to Work survey. The survey analyzed how parents' experiences compare to that of their colleges as well as the quality of benefits provided to support them. Kimley-Horn came in at #8.
Kimley-Horn is excited to share the growth of the Florida's region’s water resources practice and establish a permanent residence in Mobile, Alabama. This office will allow Kimley-Horn to provide local expertise to our partners and clients serving the Gulf Coast.
Kimley-Horn is proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Workplaces for Women. The survey asked more than 400,000 women around the U.S. about their employers' leadership, respectful and fair workplace interactions, benefits and development, and caring and personal support.
Kimley-Horn is excited to establish a permanent presence in Columbus, Ohio. Supported by the Midwest region and our Chicago offices, this office well positions us to serve our clients in Columbus and the Ohio market.
With the goal of improving veteran access to quality healthcare at the new VA Loma Linda Ambulatory Care Center, Kimley-Horn worked with our project team to achieve an environmentally friendly and patient-focused design that would create a therapeutic setting for patients, families, and staff.
The start of classes is only a couple weeks away for University of Wisconsin-Madison students. Our engineers and planners spent time on the university’s campus to evaluate traffic, parking, pedestrian/bicycle routes, and the school’s transit connections as part of the Campus Master Plan project team.
"Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce, and training and retaining them has become essential for nearly every organization. Who’s doing it best? Fortune partner, Great Place to Work, surveyed tens of thousands of millennial employees at companies across the country to compile this list of young staffers’ favorite places to work." Kimley-Horn came in at #8.
Kimley-Horn was recently named ENR Texas & Louisiana’s Design Firm of the Year. Texas Regional Leader, Aaron Nathan, shares how our practice builder model, repeat clients, and over 3,600 Texas projects in 2016 led to this recognition.
Baltimore-based Oasis Design Group has joined the Kimley-Horn family. Founded in 2005 by Scott C. Scarfone, ASLA, PLA, Oasis is one of the top U.S. design firms specializing in botanic gardens, conservatories, and arboreta. The firm's diverse portfolio of work includes public gardens and parks, urban riverfronts, streetscapes, plazas, mixed-use developments, wineries, ecological preserves, and multifamily residential communities.
The team will be located in Kimley-Horn's fast-growing Baltimore office.
Kimley-Horn of New York has opened a full-service office in White Plains to better serve Tri-State area clients. The office offers site civil, transportation, environmental planning, and landscape architecture/land planning services. This is Kimley-Horn’s fifth location in the Northeast. Several projects are already underway with the White Plains team—including a one million square foot research and development campus in Greenburgh; a mix-used development in Harrison; and much more.