Daniel Conner

Enhancing Safety and Efficiency on US-31

In 2021, Sain Associates undertook a comprehensive operations and safety analysis along a 7.7-mile stretch of US-31, spanning from South Colonial Parkway in Alabaster to Amphitheater Road in Pelham. This study included 19 signalized intersections as well as 69 unsignalized intersections. We reviewed roadway geometry, traffic control equipment, crash trends, planned developments in the area,…
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The Anatomy of a Traffic Impact Study

Before a new development can be built, the local government will often require a traffic impact study (TIS) to be performed. But what exactly goes into a TIS? The purpose of a TIS – also called a traffic impact analysis (TIA) – is to assess the expected traffic impacts to the roadway network surrounding a…
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