Category Archives: Transportation

Could You Go Car-less?

Have you ever thought about going car-less? How would this affect your daily schedule? How would you get around? Several large cities in Europe have set goals to car-free in their urban centers. 

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Did You Know: The Inconvenience of Road Construction

By Matt Stoops, Project Manager and Alicia Bailey, P.E., Transportation Team Leader As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often … Continue reading

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Did You Know: Counting Cars is Fundamental to Traffic Engineering

By Jeff Stephenson, P.E., PTOE, Transportation Team Leader As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In … Continue reading

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Design-Build for Site Engineering and More

By Darren Hamrick, P.E., LEED AP, Manager/Project Development and Site Engineering and Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO Because design-build can come into play in various kinds of site engineering projects, we’ve mentioned it in previous blog posts, but until now we’ve … Continue reading

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Cahaba Road Improvements are Now Open

By Matt Stoops, Sain Associates Project Manager and Alicia Bailey, P.E., Transportation Team Leader Last fall, we wrote a blog post about the enhancement projects that were taking place on Cahaba Road. After months of hard work collaborating with the … Continue reading

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ALSITE Focuses on Safety at Annual Meeting

By Jeff Stephenson, P.E., PTOE, ALSITE President and Sain Associates Transportation Team Leader Two years ago, we wrote about the annual Alabama Section Institute of Transportation Engineers (ALSITE) meeting that included an afternoon devoted to safety. Sain’s Vice President/Organization Development, … Continue reading

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Finding Solutions to the Diminished Highway Trust Fund

By Jim Meads, P.E., Sain Associates President/CEO This week is Infrastructure Week, and it could not come at a better time because at the end of May MAP-21, the current transportation funding bill, is set to expire. There’s no question … Continue reading

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Did You Know: Interstates and Highways

As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In this “Did You Know” blog series, we’ll answer … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Traffic Signals, Part B

As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In this “Did You Know” blog series, we’ll answer … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Traffic Signals, Part A

As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In this “Did You Know” blog series, we’ll answer … Continue reading

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