At DKS, we’re committed to “connecting communities” through effective transportation solutions. Our Connections blog is dedicated to supporting that vision through discussions of emerging technologies and new ideas. We welcome the participation of qualified professionals.

Improved Mobility Plan Approved

Clackamas Co.

DKS and HHPR work with Clackamas County to gain approval for its ~$26 million improved mobility plan. Motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians to benefit from more than 30 projects planned in Clackamas Regional Center area. http://www.clackamas.us/pressreleases/pr20170412b.html  

Peter Coffey Elected New DKS President

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DKS Associates announced Peter Coffey has been elected President effective July 13, 2017. As 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 offices. “I am both honored and excited about the future to extend DKS’ legacy”, said incoming President, Peter Coffey. “Our firm will … Read more

DKS’ Ana Roeszler Quoted in The Times

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It seems Tualatin’s streetlights won’t be converted en masse to light-emitting diode fixtures anytime soon. http://pamplinmedia.com/ttt/89-news/351928-231535-tualatin-puts-brakes-on-led-streetlight-conversion  

DKS Highlighted in Smart Cities World

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DKS highlighted in Smart Cities World with iSoftStone to create intelligent transportation services. https://smartcitiesworld.net/news/meeting-smart-cities-need-for-intelligent-transportation-services-1298

DKS cited in TheNewspaper.com

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Fremont, California Caught Shortening Yellow Times Documents show Fremont, California boosted red light camera profit $200,000 per month by shortening yellow time. http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/51/5144.asp

Portland hosts cities from around the world in Smart City conference

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A smart city product showcase on Feb. 1 will feature a mix of startups, small and large tech companies, including Intel, Cisco, Apis, CIVIQ Smartscapes, Studio Transcendent, DKS Associates, iSoftStone, Moonshadow Mobile and Metro. http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2017/01/30/portland-hosts-cities-from-around-the-world-in.html

FDOT to fix turn lane safety issues

Florida

See article highlighting DKS’s traffic safety corridor study on 66th Street in St. Petersburg, Florida. For two years, the Florida Department of Transportation has been holding public meetings, talking with elected officials and collecting crash data along 66th Street North from Pasadena through St. Petersburg with the goal of making the drive on one of the County’s busiest streets safer. http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2017/1/30/turn_lane_modificati.html

DKS helps PBOT with the Vision Zero Action Plan

Portland Vision Zero Article January 2017

DKS assisted the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) with the development of the Vision Zero Action Plan. To date, this is the most extensive and thorough call to arms to help reduce road fatalities. The plan was created with help from a task force and advisory committee, which included representatives from DKS, a group of people representing the broad, and complex demographic … Read more