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Kimley-Horn Traffic at Intersection

Redefining Transportation (Again): Planning for an Uncertain Future

Transportation is being redefined—again. How do we plan for a future where fresh approaches and new mobility options like scooters are announced almost weekly? Dennis Motiani, Mike Harris, and Corey Hill discuss how to navigate evolving mobility trends and changing community ideals.

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Game-changing Approaches to Special Event Management

The Downtown Atlanta Special Events Playbook has been called “a model for other venues to emulate.” Sean Coleman shares how rethinking game-day traffic operations by coordinating collaboration among venues, partnering with officers, and implementing signal timing and a traffic plan can be a game-changer.

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Stop Being Such an Engineer! Reviving Engineering Judgment in a Data-Driven World

Stop Being Such an Engineer! Reviving Engineering Judgment in a Data-Driven World

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.

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Using Big Data to Improve Transportation Modeling

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.

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Kimley-Horn Providing Equitable Access to Urban Refuges at Bayou Sauvage

Connecting Communities: Providing Equitable Access to Urban Refuges

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.

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Kimley-Horn GRTC Pulse

Driving Community Advancement: BRT Systems as Economic Engines

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.

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Kimley_Horn - From Pandas to People

From Pandas to People: 3 Lessons for Planners from My Time as a Zoo Designer

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.

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Kimley-Horn Avalon Mixed-Use Development

8 Strategies for Walkable, Connected, and Mixed-Use Suburbanism

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.

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