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  • Peter Coffey Elected New DKS President

    DKS Associates has elected Peter Coffey as its new President. Peter will have responsibility for providing overall leadership to advance the company’s growth, providing oversight and strategic direction to each of the firm’s seven offices. “I am both honored and excited about the future to extend DKS’ legacy,” said Coffey. “Our firm will continue to focus on shaping the future … Read more

  • Randy McCourt, President
    Past President Randy McCourt receives ITE Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Lifetime Achievement Award is the Western District’s highest honor and recognition of professional accomplishment and service to the District, the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the profession of transportation engineering and planning. DKS is proud to honor past President Randy McCourt as the 2017 award winner.

  • Mike Usen authors “Ready for a revolution in urban transportation” article in the Seattle DJC.

    We are on the cusp of three game changers: vehicle electrification, automation and shared usage.

  • DKS’ Tom Williams published on the Travel Model Improvement Program

    Tom Williams’ report on the Analysis of Congestion Scenarios in Long Range Plans Using Travel Forecasting Models was recently published by FHWA. This report was written while Tom was with TTI along with Hao Pan. FHWA’s Sarah Sun managed the project.

  • Seattle-Tacoma Airport has taken over the top spot for fastest free Wi-Fi in the U.S.

    DKS replaced the existing distributed antenna system (DAS) throughout the airport with higher performing networks and approximately 350 new Wi-Fi access points to better meet the expectations and needs of passengers and airline tenants.  

  • Filling finance gap for new sewer plant could be a challenge

    DKS involved in planning the Innovation Gateway project using a state Transportation Growth Management grant in John Day, OR.

  • North Bend approves road realignment and new traffic consultants

    The new transportation consultants, DKS Associates and TSI Transportation Solutions Inc, were approved to begin contracts for the city. North Bend approves road realignment and new traffic consultants  

  • Adrian Pearmine weighs in on Morality and The Third Mobility Revolution

    DKS’ Adrian Pearmine comments on witnessing the third mobility revolution, that brings with it an opportunity like never before to correct past oversights and design cities to reflect a desire for livable cities. Morality and The Third Mobility Revolution

  • Randy McCourt Elected ITE International Vice President

    Congratulations to DKS’ own Randy McCourt who was elected as the 2019 Institute of Transportation Engineers International Vice President. Randy’s campaign promise is “To enhance the ITE member experience through networking, partnerships, and technical expertise.” He joined ITE in 1976 and has served at the International, District, and Section levels of ITE. Randy’s role as ITE Vice President will focus on … Read more

  • DKS’ Ashley Kim Participates in WTS’ Girl’s Engineering Day

    Ashley Kim talked to students about how getting scholarships from WTS supported her education at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Annual Program for Girls Shows What it Takes to Be a Transportation Engineer

  • Councilors get shot at transportation feedback

    Corvallis Councilor, City Engineer and DKS’ John Bosket discuss the city’s transportation system plan update at an open house at the Public Works Department.

  • DKS hires Tom Williams as Transportation Planning Practice Leader

    Tom Williams joins DKS as the Texas Transportation Planning Practice Leader bringing 30 years of experience in transportation modeling, urban planning, and project management. His background includes travel modeling and GIS, demographic forecasting, data collection, systems design, transportation planning, policy planning, training, teaching, project management, and business management. He has developed several regional, sub-regional, freight forecasting, and statewide transportation and … Read more

  • Brian Chandler joins DKS as Director of Transportation Safety

    Brian Chandler joins DKS as the Director of Transportation Safety. In this role he will be developing and growing DKS’s already established Transportation Safety Services, reaffirming DKS’s commitment to safety. He will use his real-world experience in roadway safety engineering, safety management, and data analysis to help clients reduce the number and severity of transportation-related crashes in their jurisdictions. Brian … Read more

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