DKS Helps WSDOT Analysis Closure (Update)

Traffic behaviors have not changed over the last two days during the Alaska Way Viaduct Closure in Seattle. At this point, people have adjusted to different transportation modes, are telecommuting or changed their working hours. Seattle has likely reached the standard traffic pattern during the closure, but DKS will continue analysis if there are any anomalies.  

ITE Hosts Road to Smart Mobility Workshop II at Intel on April 26

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (Oregon ITE) in partnership with Women’s TransportationSeminar (WTS Portland), Intel, Portland State University and the Technology Association of Oregon are hosting a workshop that brings together a cross section of transportation professionals and technologists to explore the rapid technological changes that are impacting how we plan, build and operate our transportation system. The event will be held at the Intel … Read more

City of Tampa Complete Streets Project Wins MPO Planning and Design Award

The City of Tampa’s Platt/Cleveland One-way Pair Buffered Bike Lanes project won a 2015 Planning and Design Award from Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization. As the City’s first ever separated green bike lane, this project is significant by creating a new model for cycling infrastructure and safer streets. The project included door zones adjacent to bike lane and green pavement … Read more

ODOT Wins 2015 Best of ITS Award

ITS America Best of ITS Awards program is highly competitive and recognizes the most innovative projects and influential achievements in the high-tech transportation community. The Best of ITS Awards recognizes organizations whose projects have demonstrated specific and measurable outcomes and exemplified innovation by establishing a “new dimension” of performance. ODOT was recognized as a winner during the Opening Plenary session at the 25th ITS … Read more

DKS Donates to

Thank you to all of our clients who responded to our client survey. Because of you, we donated $5,025 to      

ITE & WTS Host Workshop on Smart Cities at Intel Campus on April 22

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (Oregon ITE) and Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS Portland) in partnership with Intel and Portland State University are hosting a workshop that brings together a cross section of transportation professionals and technologists to explore the rapid technological changes that are impacting how we plan, build and operate our transportation system. The Road to Smart Mobility Workshop … Read more

DKS Helps the City of Seattle Synchronize 300 Signals in the Center City Area

SDOT Next Generation ITS Signal Retiming DKS is working with the City of Seattle to develop enhanced signal timing models that respond to real-time traffic volume and travel time data and automatically change signal timing patterns for Seattle’s Center City area. This project will improve travel times, freeway access, and transit speed and reliability. This project includes installation of dynamic … Read more

FHWA Talks Freight with Chris Maciejewski of DKS on February 18 at 10:00 AM PST

FHWA: February Talking Freight Webinar. Click to Register Focus: Analyzing Regional and Interregional Freight Movements and Infrastructure Investment Decisions Date/Time: February 18, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM PST Westside Freight Access and Logistics Study Chris led the team in identifying near-term transportation improvements focused on how to significantly increase the speed, efficiency, and reliability of shipments. The outcomes of the study have … Read more

Tom Krakow Nominated for ITE Professional of the Year

Tom, a principal in DKS’s Oakland office, has an excellent reputation in the field of traffic engineering improvement projects and roadway improvement projects. Many of Tom’s projects are in urban areas where he has made use of resources, integrating logic and technical ingenuity to deliver effective solutions.