Brian Chandler, National Director for Transportation Safety at DKS, achieved the Road Safety Professional (RSP) Level 2 certification in both infrastructure and behavioral specialties. He is currently one of four individuals to have passed Level 2 exams in both safety areas. This exam and certification were developed by the Transportation Professional Certification Board (TPCB)—the same organization that administers the Professional … Read more
At DKS, we’re committed to Shaping a Smarter Transportation Experience through effective transportation solutions. We are dedicated to supporting that vision through discussions of emerging technologies and new ideas.
DKS presents recommendations to the city of Pflugerville on how to reduce traffic congestion and address safety concerns. https://www.pflugervilletx.gov/Home/Components/News/News/6611/1030?backlist=%2F
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