Mandeville Branch Update

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019
Mandeville Branch Update

By: Diane Hammonds, PE, PTOE As the Louisiana Branch Office of Sain Associates enters its 10th year in 2019, I thought it would be good to celebrate some of our successes, challenges, and things I have learned over the years!   I moved back home to Louisiana in 2009 to open the Branch Office for Sain […]

Did You Know? Travel Demand Models Help Planners Predict Travel Patterns

Posted by on Jan 29, 2019
Did You Know? Travel Demand Models Help Planners Predict Travel Patterns

By: Paul Gilliam, P.E., Senior Project Manager Travel Demand Forecasting involves the use of a variety of models to duplicate Trip Generation, Trip Distribution, Mode Choice (e.g. car, transit, bicycle, etc.), and Highway/Transit assignment in a metropolitan region. The models are coded using a program language that is typically executed using Cube or TransCAD software. […]

A Trip to Cape Town, South Africa

Posted by on Jan 22, 2019
A Trip to Cape Town, South Africa

By; Calvin Lokko, Designer I visited Cape Town this past Thanksgiving for the first time to visit my two uncles and their families. I couldn’t wait to hear their stories about my grandfather, and their personal stories of being engineers in South Africa. They faced many obstacles during Apartheid to get their engineering degrees, and […]

A Recap of 2018 and Looking Forward to 2019

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019
A Recap of 2018 and Looking Forward to 2019

By: Joe Meads, Principal/Owner 2018 was a very good year for Sain Associates on many fronts. If we used a baseball analogy, we hit some singles and some doubles during the year and a home run at the end of the year. It always feels great to finish well and it sets us up to […]

If Engineers Ruled the World

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019
If Engineers Ruled the World

Merry Christmas!

Posted by on Dec 25, 2018
Merry Christmas!

All of us at Sain wish you a very merry Christmas!

Sain Christmas in Hollis

Posted by on Dec 18, 2018
Sain Christmas in Hollis

Merry Christmas from Sain Associates!  We hope this video adds some seasonal cheer to your day.  

Sain Christmas Party

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018
Sain Christmas Party

This year our Christmas party took place at Vulcan Park & Museum.  Employees and guests enjoyed touring the museum and going to the top of the Vulcan statue to see the view of downtown.  There was a light rain that night, so some of us got a little wet on the Vulcan statue tour.  We […]

Getting to Know Paul Gilliam

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018
Getting to Know Paul Gilliam

Our recent announcement of acquiring Vision Engineering and Planning (Vision E&P), a transportation planning and engineering DBE firm with locations in Columbia, MD and Atlanta, GA, brings Paul Gilliam, the current President of Vision E&P, to the Sain team.

Did You Know How Mile Markers On The Highway System Are Established?

Posted by on Nov 27, 2018
Did You Know How Mile Markers On The Highway System Are Established?

By: Mark Randall, PE (TN), CPESC You may know that mile markers or mile posts tell drivers their location along an interstate or highway, but did you know how those markers are established or the other functions that they serve? Mile markers are used to indicate the distance traveled within a state as well as […]