Taking a complete streets policy from paper into practice can require outside help. Our workshop series responds to state and local agencies’ need to learn how to balance the needs of all users, and develop and implement effective policies.
Our Complete Streets Partners are highly-skilled, well-respected private firms and companies helping communities across the country achieve on-the-ground change in their transportation network. They also support the adoption and implementation of complete streets policies through a donation to the National Complete Streets Coalition.
SRAM is a leading supplier of components to the bike industry. The SRAM Cycling Fund was formed in September 2008 with US$ 10 million. The objective is to grant approximately US$ 2 million per year for 5 years to European, North American and Asian advocacy organizations that are committed to enhancing cycling infrastructure, safety and access. The SRAM Cycling Fund collaborates with other companies in the cycling industry, including competitors, to come together to grow cycling.
Stantec,founded in 1954, provides professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. Continually striving to balance economic, environmental, and social responsibilities, we are recognized as a world-class leader and innovator in the delivery of sustainable solutions. We support public and private sector clients in a diverse range of markets in the infrastructure and facilities sector at every stage, from the initial conceptualization and financial feasibility study to project completion and beyond.
Their services are provided on projects around the world through approximately 11,000 employees operating out of more than 170 locations in North America and 4 locations internationally. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN.
Stantec Architecture regularly partners with Stantec’s engineering professionals to provide clients with a complete package of building design services, coordinating and directing the design for a wide range of building types. Employees’ experience includes design of new facilities and remodeling of existing buildings, ranging in size from tenant improvements for small offices to new multi-story structures and campus complexes, including needs assessments, programming, preliminary, and final design, plan review, design/build services, and construction administration.
Stantec is One Team providing Infinite Solutions.
SvR Design Comany was founded in 1989 with the mission of providing innovative and ecological solutions for urban environments. SvR approaches this mission as an integrated design firm that blurs the lines between landscape architecture, civil engineering, and applied ecology for municipal, state, federal, and private clients.
As planners and designers of complete streets, SvR looks to move people safely and efficiently through developed and natural settings. SvR takes a green, Complete Streets approach to streetscape design, integrating motorized transportation improvements with bicycle/pedestrian and green infrastructure systems. Bringing these systems together reclaims the right of way for the benefit of the community and the natural environment. Municipalities and state and federal agencies are among SvR’s initial clients for green, Complete Streets.
SvR’s recent experience includes Euclid Corridor Streetscape Improvements (green complete street) in St. Louis, MO; the Edmonds Cultural Corridor (art integrated with a green complete street) in Edmonds, WA; Sunnydale and Potrero Redevelopments (sustainable complete street grid) in San Francisco, CA; High Point Redevelopment (complete street design coupled with green infrastructure systems) in Seattle, WA; C Street improvements (green complete street) in Washington, D.C; Green Street Standards for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service; and Burke-Gilman Trail: The Missing Link in Seattle, WA.
Designing Streets for Pedestrians and Bicyclists is a transportation planning and design firm that specializes transforming neighborhoods and communities into livable places by delivering bikeable and walkable streets. Their projects improve the public right-of-way of streets for bikers and walkers as users deserving the same access and level of safety that drivers enjoy. Their commitment to livable spaces is evidenced by their contribution to the development of various design and planning documents such as the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan; the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities; the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Pedestrian Facilities; and the ITE/CNU Context Sensitive Design of Urban Thoroughfares.
Parsons, a global engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Parsons has been combining strong forward-thinking and cutting-edge technology to improve the way people connect with the world for more than 65 years. It Parsons has a rich history of providing proven, sustainable solutions across the markets they serve.
T.Y. Lin International a full-service infrastructure consulting firm with a staff of nearly 2000 located in offices in the U.S. and Asia. TYLI has completed numerous projects encompassing the areas of multi-modal planning; complete streets development and design; pedestrian and bicycle planning and design; and ITS and traffic engineering. Several of their notable projects include the award-winning design of the David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge in San Diego, California; the City of Chicago’s Bike 2015 Plan, which is aimed at growing its network of on-street bikes and shared lanes to over 140 miles; and the Erie Canal Aqueduct Master Plan. TYLI is proud of the solutions that they provide for some of the most common transportation problems facing mobile communities today.
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., based in Massachusetts, provides integrated transportation, land development, and environmental consulting services through 18 offices located throughout New England, the Mid-Atlantic, North Carolina, and Florida. VHB has been involved in development of Complete Streets policies in Massachusetts and Rockville, Maryland.
Alta Planning + Design is at the forefront of the multimodal transportation movement, specializing in bicycle, pedestrian, greenway, and trail planning and design. Creating “Complete” and livable streets for communities is an integral part of their work. In addition to conducting nationally-significant research and professional development courses, they are involved in many Complete Streets projects: the North Carolina DOT Complete Streets Design Manual; Tacoma, WA Complete Streets Reviews; Queen City Livability Access Plan, Buffalo, NY; and Division Street/Main Street Plan, Portland, OR. They also produced the Fundamentals of Bicycle Boulevard Planning and Design Guide with Portland State University’s Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals.
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Founded in 1946, Arup brings together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines and encourages them to look beyond the constraints of their own specialisms. Putting sustainability at the heart of its projects is one of the ways in which Arup exerts a positive influence on the wider world.
Founded in 1894, Freese and Nichols, Inc.‘s urban planning services include transportation planning, urban design, comprehensive plans, economic development, land use studies, implementation and code and ordinance development. FNI’s Complete Streets projects include the Fort Worth Urban Villages and the Red Oak Downtown Vision Plan.
Gresham, Smith and Partners provides design and consulting solutions for the built environment that contribute to the success of national and international clients. For more than 40 years, GS&P has focused on enhancing quality of life and sustainability within communities. They have broad experience in integrated, multimodal transportation and land use planning and corridor design. They developed the Complete Streets Study and Guidelines for the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization, providing a set of tools and strategies to support complete streets transformations throughout the Knoxville region.
HDR, Inc. is a global employee-owned firm providing architecture, engineering, consulting, construction, and related services. Their transportation services include technical expertise and strategic consulting services such as procurement assistance, stakeholder outreach, Cost Risk Analysis and Value Engineering (CRAVE™), context-sensitive solutions, project controls and more.
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc. implements the ideals of Complete Streets in striving to provide their clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to transportation projects and emphasizing all modes of transportation. Their thorough knowledge of existing standards and best practices is showcased by recent work in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (.pdf). Experience in transportation planning, traffic engineering, civil engineering, landscape architecture, architecture, and urban design provides a truly multi-disciplined team to assist clients throughout the eastern United States in developing sustainable transportation solutions.
Kimley-Horn and Associates is an engineering and land-planning firm that creates solutions for a wide range of disciplines including aviation, the environment, intelligent transportation systems, forensic engineering, landscape architecture, land planning, transit, transportation, roads and bridges, urban redevelopment, water resources, and wireless communications. With 60 offices nationwide and almost 2,000 employees, they offer comprehensive services that see a project through from the initial planning and design to the final stages of construction and operation. Recent projects include a road diet on US 1 through the City of Delray Beach, FL; a complete Spring Garden Street in Greensboro, NC; and work on Designing Urban Thoroughfares for Walkable Communities: A Context Sensitive Approach issued by ITE, CNU, FHWA, and EPA.
MIG, Inc. specializes in planning, design, management, communications and technology. They practice a holistic approach to their projects by looking at the social, political, economic, and physical factors of their project sites through community and stakeholder interaction. They have offices in California, Oregon, and North Carolina. Some of their current projects that highlight their expertise include the Central San Joaquin Valley ADA Self- Evaluation & Transition Plan Checklist, which helps communities comply with Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and the Play for All Book, which comprises guidelines for addressing outdoor play settings for children of all ages.
Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates Inc. is distinguished by its commitment to planning transportation systems and identifying mobility improvements that help build and support vibrant, sustainable communities. They specialize in planning, operations, and implementation, balancing the goals of each community with the advantages provided by all modes: walking, bicycling, transit, paratransit, auto, and parking. All Nelson\Nygaard projects are relevant to Complete Streets, including pedestrian and bicycle planning and design, design of multimodal streets, innovative parking strategies, and many services related to transit. Check out their recent award-winning project: the San Francisco Better Streets Plan.
Pattern Paving Products is a manufacturer of decorative coatings and stencils for asphalt and concrete, with applications including crosswalks, raised medians, and other pedestrian safety projects. Their team of friendly and knowledgeable experts have been involved in the decorative asphalt industry since it began in the early 1990s and are happy to assist with product selection, design templates, and installation. The company, which is based in South Carolina, has provided excellent products and support to customers around the world for over 10 years.
Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, LLP is multi-disciplinary consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, providing services to a wide array of local, state, federal, and private sector clients. RK&K’s expertise is in transportation, traffic, transit/rail, structural, geotechnical, environmental, and water resources engineering; natural gas, petroleum and pipeline engineering; planning and cultural resources; construction management and inspection; hazardous waste; energy management; land and site development; natural resources; GIS, computer programming and graphic design; and surveys. The firm has received numerous awards and recognition from clients, peers, and professional organizations for work performed on many diverse projects.
Ryan Snyder Associates (RSA) has been promoting healthy and livable communities through active transportation planning since 1987. RSA specializes in transportation planning with a new urbanist approach, and has worked on hundreds of bicycle, pedestrian, transit, paratransit, and safe routes to school plans.RSA’s planning efforts have evolved more broadly into “street planning” and each of our plans aim to incorporate Complete Streets elements that reduce global warming gases, create opportunities to safely walk and bicycle, and that enhance the livability of our neighborhoods. RSA led the development of the Model Street Design Manual for Living Streets.
Sam Schwartz Engineering (SSE) offers comprehensive traffic and transportation planning, engineering and design services to public and private sector clients all over the world. Living and breathing traffic and transportation, SSE‘s specialized staff are leaders in active transportation planning and design, traffic engineering, and multi-modal transit planning. Understanding the challenges of working in dense urban environments where space is a premium, SSE applies progressive transportation planning techniques, combining industry-transforming concepts to each project. Their ability to apply expertise honed from urban transportation planning and engineering in any setting results in the most efficient designs and solutions possible.
Toole Design Group is one of the nation’s leading planning and design firms specializing in multi-modal transportation. Offices in Boston, Washington DC, and Seattle, develop creative yet practical solutions that move people more efficiently, while improving the quality of life of the community. Toole Design Group has experience in a range of multi-modal planning and design, including design guidelines, master plans, research, data collection, and safe routes to school. Recent projects include a pedestrian and bicycle neighborhood connectivity study in Charlotte, NC; AASHTO’s Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities (2009 Edition); a bold, multi-modal Master Transportation Plan for Arlington County, VA; and a multi-modal safety improvement plan for an intersection in Washington, DC.
Ball Janik LLP is a Portland-based law firm with a reputation for industry leadership in real estate and land use law, bankruptcy and creditor rights, labor and employment law, and commercial litigation, and government affairs. In Washington, D.C., the firm’s government affairs professionals specialize in congressional and administrative lobbying for a wide variety of private and public sector interests.
Beckett & Raeder, Inc. is a multidisciplinary firm working in landscape architecture, planning, engineering, and environmental services. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio, BRIA provides exceptional and innovative professional service to a variety of municipal governments, state and federal agencies, institution and private sector clients. They have won numerous awards for projects across the Midwest.
Broadreach Planning & Design, based in Vermont, is a landscape architecture and planning firm serving the needs of bicyclists and pedestrian and the communities in which they live. Recent projects include one of the first multimodal corridor transportation plans in Vermont that includes bus and rail transit, a bicycle/pedestrian plan for the Bangor, Maine MPO, and alignments for several shared use paths.
Brown, Mitchell & Alexander, Inc. is a consulting engineering firm specializing in civil engineering and environmental consulting services for a wide range of clients along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. BMA has over 40 years of experience in the study and design of public and private water, sewer, and storm drainage projects; road and highway improvements; site development; and beach erosion/beach renourishment projects.
Burton Planning Services, based in Westerville, Ohio, aims to to achieve exceptional results for their clients — results that are on schedule and within budget. Staff bring expertise in transportation planning and engineering, community and economic development, environmental science, and public involvement to their public and private sector clients.
Carmanah Technologies, one of the most trusted names in solar technology, has earned a reputation for delivering strong and effective products for industrial applications worldwide. Their solar LED lights and solar power systems provide a durable, dependable and cost effective energy alternative. Carmanah solar flashing beacons have become the standard for traffic agencies worldwide for crosswalks, school zones, and warning signs.
Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. works in the areas of transportation planning, environmental planning, public involvement, cultural/historical documentation, and community/site planning. Recent work has included safe routes to school planning to develop prototypical programs for application to local schools.
Howard/Stein-Hudson Associates is a transportation consulting company that provides planning, engineering, and public involvement services to public and private clients. With offices in Boston and New York, HSH has unparalleled experience nation-wide delivering creative and implementable transportation and engineering solutions in urban contexts and beyond.
Kittelson & Associates provides comprehensive transportation planning, engineering, and research services with the goal of developing solutions that improve the performance of pedestrian, bicycle, highway, signal, and transit systems.
KTU+A Planning + Landscape Architecture is a San Diego-based planning and landscape architecture firm committed to balancing human activities with the elements of nature. A significant portion of the firm’s work involves bikeway, pedestrian, active transportation, ADA transition plans, and streetscape plans.
Linscott, Law & Greenspan, Engineers provides transportation planning, traffic engineering and parking consultation services throughout the United States and overseas, with the core of their practice in Southern California and Nevada.
LJB Inc., an Ohio-based firm, provides innovative infrastructure planning and design services in civil and structural engineering, environmental sciences and surveying. LJB focuses on a balanced, sustainable approach that complements the safety goals of Complete Streets.
The Local Government Commission (LGC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization that provides inspiration, technical assistance, and networking to community leaders. LGC’s membership includes local elected officials, city and county staff, planners, architects, and community leaders who are committed to making their communities more livable, prosperous, and resource-efficient.
M·E Companies is an Ohio-based management and engineering firm that focuses on infrastructure. The “Super Street” design is a recent project for the Butler County Transportation Improvement District in Ohio that serves as an alternative to traditional street widening techniques and an improvement in the level of service.
MMM Group Limited is a partner of choice for major design-build and P3 transportation and building projects in Canada, the U.S. (through Lochner MMM Group), and around the world. The firm provides clients with cutting-edge, practical and cost-effective planning, engineering and management solutions at any point in the project development chain. They are leaders in sustainable transportation with an emphasis on active transportation.
Patti Banks Associates, based in downtown Kansas City, Missouri has been designing and problem solving for a better future and environment for over 15 years and has won numerous awards for their work. Their 20th Street Streetscape Plan proposes a complete right-of-way transformation within the vibrant Kansas City Crossroads District.
Planning Communities, LLC is provides a range of multi-disciplinary planning services for local, state, and federal government agencies, neighborhood/community organizations, and private entities. Their expertise and background allows them to provide integrative planning solutions to the transportation industry. Services include community outreach and facilitation, visioning/scenario planning, long range/comprehensive planning, corridor planning, small area planning, and interagency coordination.
The RBA Group has been helping to guide communities in making wise land use and transportation investment choices since 1968. RBA is among the nation’s leaders in providing planning and design services for the creation of mixed-use, human-scaled, transit-oriented communities including: complete streets, bicycle and pedestrian facilities and sustainable infrastructure. RBA staff includes National Complete Street Coalition Workshop Instructors.
RICK Engineering Company provides full-service expertise in civil and transportation/traffic engineering; urban design and planning; landscape architecture; and storm water resource management in seven offices throughout California and Arizona. Since 1955, RICK has provided superior roadway planning and design services for projects that promote safety and sustainability.
With a unique perspective of both process and policy along with a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of how things work, Roger Henderson offers his thoughtful and upbeat approach to designing and implementing Complete Streets policies. He brings formal training as an engineer and more than 7 years experience leading Complete Streets workshops across the country. As an independent consultant with a willingness to work on small projects or offer advice by phone, contact him at email@example.com or 919-426-6575.
RPM Transportation Consultants is a leader in transportation engineering and design in the southeast. For 25 years, RPM has practiced a holistic approach to mobility, addressing end user needs from conceptual planning through design. Innovating thinking, attention to detail, and client commitment characterize RPM’s expertise in traffic engineering/planning, bicycle & pedestrian planning/design, roundabouts, signals, ITS, and data collection.
Synergy, LLC creates solutions for transportation and the public right-of-way to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Dennis Cannon, Principal, has over 50 years experience designing accessible transportation systems, wrote the ADA vehicle and station Accessibility Guidelines, and helped develop ADA guidelines for the public right-of-way (PROWAG).
Urban Engineers is an East coast-based engineering firm that provides planning, design, and construction management services for highways, transit, bridges, and airports. Celebrating fifty year of operation, Urban is noted for its dedication to environmental sustainability and intermodal transportation.
Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP provides planning, design, and construction management services. The firm’s multimodal transportation work has included integrated transportation and land use studies, regional transit plans, statewide bicycle networks, rail stations, bus rapid transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, urban streets, highways, and streetscapes.
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