Insights: Transportation

What do DOTs need to know in a world impacted by COVID-19?
What do DOTs need to know in a world impacted by COVID-19?

Mead & Hunt recently conducted a nationwide travel survey to attempt to answer questions on how COVID-19 will effect workplace patterns in the future.

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For transportation, the future is smart
For transportation, the future is smart

Given the rate at which the technology is growing, we might not have flying cars, but smarter cars and smarter transportation systems are inevitable.

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Shifts in infrastructure ahead
Shifts in infrastructure ahead

Mead & Hunt contributed to an article for Environmental Business Journal discussing recent shifts in various sectors, and predictions for the future.

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Reimagining Traffic Signal Timing in a post-COVID world
Reimagining Traffic Signal Timing in a post-COVID world

It is important for practitioners to start reimagining their traffic signal timing programs and how they can be adapted to meet the challenges of our uncertain future.

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Congress reconsiders the urban interstate
Congress reconsiders the urban interstate

As part of this year’s federal budget, Congress directed the USDOT to study the issue of removing sections of roadway from the Interstate Highway System.

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Signal timings can help your city become more age-friendly
Signal timings can help your city become more age-friendly

Age-friendly signal timing treatments take into consideration the specific pedestrian needs of an aging population. Here are some treatments to consider.

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What is GSI? What can it do for us?
What is GSI? What can it do for us?

Green Stormwater Infrastructure uses nature-inspired stormwater control devices and practices to control and treat stormwater at its source.

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3 considerations for successful Adaptive Signal Control use
3 considerations for successful Adaptive Signal Control use

Adaptive Signal Control can be an effective tool to improve traffic flow. How can we decide when, where, and how to implement it successfully?

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Traffic planning in a post-pandemic world
Traffic planning in a post-pandemic world

The pandemic has given transportation professionals unique insight that allows us to reimagine our transportation system and plan for the future.

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Great American Rail-Trail resurrects coast-to-coast pathway
Great American Rail-Trail resurrects coast-to-coast pathway

The task of repurposing a defunct railway can be lengthy, but the finished product will be worth it: a safe trail that connects communities and cities.

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