DKS’ Brian Chandler contributes to the Seattle DJC on how the demand for parking is beginning to fall in urban areas as people seek alternatives to driving. https://www.djc.com/news/ae/12125879.html?fbclid=IwAR2fP_VOzCnxCmM_LKOuUVdauT6uNvsO8CC1cC9-jIWkRP2EEI3MjHEfyXM
The city of Estacada received a $134,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation to create a full-length active transportation plan and did so in collaboration with DKS Associates and local public and technical advisory committees. https://pamplinmedia.com/en/30-news/439894-352160-city-receives-award-for-active-transportation-plan
Using innovative connected vehicle and mobility data, DKS Associates and Moonshadow Mobile have created groundbreaking mobility products and services.
Learn more about our newest principals: Wintana Miller joined DKS in 2007 and is the Seattle Group Manager. As a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer and a Professional Engineer licensed in Washington state, Wintana has extensive experience as a traffic engineering designer and transportation modeler specializing in transit and traffic operation, travel demand forecasting, and feasibility analysis for transit route improvements. … Read more
Adrian Pearmine addresses how our highways and transportation ecosystems will transform as driverless cars begin to communicate, analyze and operate on their own. https://www.forbes.com/sites/tmobile/2019/08/01/how-next-gen-mobile-networks-will-transform-transportation-infrastructure/#6d726e76479a
Congratulations to DKS’ Randy McCourt on being sworn in as the incoming ITE International President. https://www.ite.org/about-ite/about-ite/
Jim Peters presented at Ignite, hosted by the Technology Association of Oregon, on the topic, ‘Can electric vehicles save the planet?’ Each presenter gave a 5-minute, thought-provoking talk related to technology and their professional/personal passions. You can check out what Jim had to say here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCr7X39kL0Q.
DKS’ Kayla Fleskes completed her MS Thesis and wrote this thought-provoking article on automated vehicles takeover requests near bicyclists. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S136984781830411X?via%3Dihub
DKS’ Brian Chandler published in ITE’s Journal on Getting Your Message Across: Let the MUTCD Be Your Guide http://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ITE/G108250_ITE_July2019/index.php#/32
DKS is working with Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council (RTC) conducting a Regional Origin-Destination (OD) Study to understand regional travel patterns and help inform future transportation decisions in Clark County, Washington. Studying regional origin-destination behavior is critical in understanding the big picture travel patterns of where people really need to go – not what road they happen to be on … Read more