We’re looking at the wrong data

Brian Chandler promotes innovative technologies and emerging data sets to improve safety analysis, leading to projects that better address historic inequities and reduce fatal and serious injury collisions. Why are we building safety projects in the wrong locations?

Adrian Pearmine Joins DKS as National Director for Smart Cities & Connected Vehicles

With 20 years of experience, Adrian Pearmine has joined DKS to focus on smart cities and connected vehicle technology. Based on his experience in intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and systems engineering for transit and transportation projects, Adrian will work with government agencies and private corporations to help explore options and make sound decisions to build a transformative future in today’s ever-changing … 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

ODOT RealTime Program Wins WTS Oregon Innovative Project of the Year

DKS evaluated alternatives and prepared final design plans, specifications and estimates, and systems engineering documents, which include a concept of operations and requirements for the new OR 217 Active Traffic Management (ATM) Project. The OR 217 ATM Project includes an advisory speed system with corresponding advisory speed signs that change speeds based on current traffic and weather conditions; a traveler time … Read more

The Sarasota Herald Tribune Newspaper Headline Reads – “What Traffic? Early birds beat the rush”

Two weeks before the opening, DKS worked with FDOT, Sarasota County, and Manatee County to prepare a traffic management plan. The plan included retiming the traffic signals and installing fiber optic interconnect, a surveillance camera, and a new signal controller at a critical access point. In addition, DKS developed a plan for portable changeable message signs to advise people on … Read more