We are excited to announce the acquisition of Vision Engineering & Planning, a transportation planning and engineering DBE firm with offices in Columbia, MD and Atlanta, GA.
We sat down with Charles Cochran, P.E., PTOE, RSP, to learn about the ins and outs of connected vehicles. Q: What are Connected Vehicles? A: Connected Vehicles use communication technologies to “talk” to other vehicles, drivers, pedestrians, and infrastructure. For example, as a vehicle approaches an intersection outfitted with connected vehicle technology, the traffic signal […]
As Mother’s Day approaches, we sat down with Becky White and Alicia Bailey to discuss being a working mom and how to balance both career life and mom life. Alicia who currently has three young children, explained how she has exactly nine minutes to drive in the driveway, get her boys and drive to baseball […]
By: Jeff Stephenson, P.E., PTOE A project to implement new traffic signal technology for Cobbs Ford Road in Prattville is nearing completion. The project includes new traffic signal controllers and additional vehicle detectors for the nine signalized intersections along Cobbs Ford Road from Silver Hills Drive to I-65. These signals are also being connected to […]
By: Alicia Bailey, P.E. One of my favorite quotes from Jim Meads is “I’m not up in the stands; I’m on the playing field with you.” When you are in charge of managing a design project, it’s always helpful to know “who is on the playing field” with you. An easy way to describe how we […]
Created in 2000, National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign dedicated to educating and encouraging safe driving through work zones. It also honors those whose lives have been lost due to a work zone accident. This year, the 20th annual campaign will take place April 8-12 with the theme: “Drive Like […]
By: Becky White, PTP On March 13-15, the Alabama Transportation Planners Association (ATPA) gathered in Gulf Shores for its annual conference. The mood was decidedly more cheerful this year, thanks to passage of the Rebuild Alabama Act, which will provide more money to fund transportation infrastructure needs in Alabama. In addition to celebrating the good […]
By: Erin L. Curry, P.E., R.S.P. I have some new initials behind my name. Erin L. Curry, P.E., R.S.P. I am now a certified Road Safety Professional (RSP). (To read what the P.E. means, check out this blog post). Charles Cochran in our Birmingham, AL office also obtained the certification. A few months ago the […]