How traffic engineers predict the future, with Adam Millard-Ball

Adam Millard-Ball is an assistant professor at the University of California in Santa Cruz. Before that, Adam worked as a transportation planner. So naturally, one of his focus areas of academic research is […]

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You should care enough about public safety to promote roundabouts

Consider this: during the 10-year period from 2001 to 2010, over 400,000 people were killed in vehicle crashes in the United States. 400,000 people. That’s an average of 110 deaths […]

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Bike advocacy at the state level, with James Wilson

James Wilson is the only registered lobbyist for cycling in Delaware. (Sure, Delaware isn’t the largest state in the U.S., but only one?) He holds engineering degrees from Yale University […]

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Why classifying (categorizing) streets is so important, with Peter Norton

Earlier this year, I teamed up with Peter Norton to give a webinar about the function and design of streets in urban areas. It was sponsored by American Planning Association, […]

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Intersection of transport technology and communication, with Andy Palanisamy

Andy Palanisamy is the Transportgooru. If you follow popular transportation blogs or RSS feeds, you’ve probably seen his name. He is an engineer by education and training, but he finds […]

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Livable, walkable street desgin with Reid Ewing (part 2)

  Urban: so much more than “big city”. What is urban? It’s more than mega-cities. Language is important – you’ll want to hear this. If you aren’t familiar with new urbanism, […]

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Livable, walkable street desgin with Reid Ewing (part 1)

  Reid Ewing is professor of City and Metropolitan Planning and director of the Metropolitan Research Center at the University of Utah. He has a pile of awards and has […]

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Driverless cars, the most courteous drivers

Paul Godsmark is an engineer with experience all over the globe. Before moving to Canada a couple years ago, he had projects in 9 countries and on 4 continents. That […]

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Open source traffic engineering, with Mike Spack

  Mike Spack is the founder and president of CountingCars.com, Spack Consulting, and Traffic Data Inc. He is a licensed professional engineer and focuses on traffic analysis. Mike is a […]

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