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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since their founding in 1923, RK&K has satisfied their clients by providing multi-discipline planning, engineering and construction services for transportation, infrastructure/municipal, environmental, natural environmental, LEED/green, site, energy/pipeline and utility projects. They offer responsive and creative solutions on a wide variety of projects from their Maryland HQ and 15 branches. Their award-winning and diversified staff of nearly 1000 is experienced in an array of disciplines, including transportation planning/design where Complete Streets principles are routinely incorporated, serving clients on their multi-modal planning, design and construction tasks. Recent examples include Reconnecting Charles Street (MD); K Street Transitway (DC); Garasches Lane (DE); and a Transitway Corridor Feasibility Study (VA).
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.
Basulto Management Consulting (BMC) is a program management/project implementation consulting firm focused on successful implementation of capital infrastructure for private and public clients. BMC led Broward County’s bikeshare implementation, including site selection and municipal approvals. We act as bike and pedestrian advocates in the communities we serve, and our firm is led by a lifelong cyclist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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