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News

  • 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. http://www.djc.com/news/re/12101592.html

  • Mobility is Key to Future of Transportation

    DKS highlighted in Inc. Magazine on mobility being the key to the future of transportation. https://www.inc.com/chelsea-collier/building-a-transportation-business-youll-want-to-be-in-1-of-these-3-categories.html  

  • Tweaking traffic in tech-savvy times

    Drivers in cities who encounter a new sign prohibiting a left turn or a roundabout or a motor vehicle diverter might be able to blame navigation apps for that obstacle. Tweaking traffic in tech-savvy times

  • Bridging a transition from a historic span to new one

    The design for a 300-foot-long bridge across the White River calls for a wireless sound system and programmable lights. http://djcoregon.com/news/2017/10/19/bridging-a-transition-from-a-historic-span-to-a-new-one/  

  • Jean Senechal Biggs to speak at ASLA 2017

    Jean Senechal Biggs discusses how to apply the principles and design of Portland’s Orange Line with TriMet, ZGF and Mayer/Reed at #ASLA2017. Video courtesy of Mayer/Reed

  • Union Street Bicycle Track is On Track

    Pasadena is on track to realize its plan to install a modern protected bicycle track on Union Street, perhaps even sooner than previously thought, using grant funds from Metro and some local counterpart funds. http://www.pasadenanow.com/main/proposed-union-street-bicycle-track-is-on-track-possibly-ahead-of-schedule/#.WaWYBj7fqpo  

  • Eclipse-egedeon Traffic Updates

    DKS is using smart analytics to track traffic and vehicle speed leaving Portland (southbound) through Tuesday. Below are the results demonstrating the average from the past 10 Thursdays after Memorial Day, compared to yesterday. On Monday we will list results from Friday, Saturday and Sunday and compare once again! Then on Tuesday we will share results from the day of the big event and once … Read more

  • Gearhart transit plan gets green light

    With the goal of identifying future transportation needs and opening the door to grant funding, the City Council has a transportation system plan. http://www.dailyastorian.com/Local_News/20170807/gearhart-transit-plan-gets-green-light

  • Carl Springer addresses the Gearhart Planning Commission

    Carl Springer addresses the Gearhart Planning Commission on the vitality of grant funding http://www.dailyastorian.com/Local_News/20170717/gearhart-transportation-plan-vital-for-grant-funding

  • Moonshadow Mobile and DKS Associates Announce DB4IoT/RouteAnalyst

    Moonshadow Mobile and DKS Associates announce the release of DB4IoT/RouteAnalyst, a breakthrough technology that gives transportation engineers and planners the ability to view hundreds of millions of movement points instantly and show exactly when and where traffic is slowing down bus movement and creating service delays. Moonshadow Mobile and DKS Announce DB4IoT-Route Analyst Release 6-2-17

  • Sherief Elbassuoni helps ITE design new website

    Sherief Elbassuoni helps ITE design new website. Check out the new website mentioned in the ITE Newsletter. http://www.wa-ite.org

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