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SynchroGreen Adaptive Traffic Control System

Our Dafne Valle attended the 2017 Texas ITE Spring Meeting in Frisco, Texas last week.  This is one of her updates from the meeting. During […]

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ITE Vision Zero Website

One of our own traffic engineers, Dafne Valle, attended the 2017 Texas ITE Spring Meeting in Frisco, Texas last week.  This is the first of her […]

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CodeNEXT Comparison Map Released

Exciting news, Austinites, the CodeNEXT Comparison Map has been released! CodeNEXT is the City of Austin initiative to revise the Land Development Code, which determines […]

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Can We “Fight”Congestion?

Recently, the Texas Transportation Commission approved $620 million for improvements to four Austin-area highways.  These funds would pay for overpasses along Highway 360, as well […]

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The Aspect Effect

I was recently asked to review a project and provide commentary to the owner/developer concerning the use of steel braces in their single-story commercial building.  […]

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BIG RED DOG – Marketing attends SXSW: a festival of new ideas with a $325 million economic impact

South By Southwest (SXSW) is a big deal. It’s a 10-day interactive/film/music/everything festival that brings people from all over the world to Austin to swap […]

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BIM. What’s it good for?

I once asked an engineer if she knew what BIM was. “It’s building a 3D model to produce contract documents more efficiently,” she said. I […]

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The Expanding Definition of Transit

When we talk about transit, we often think of buses on a roadway or trains on a set of rails. But the trips for individuals […]

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Working with a Land Development Intern at BIG RED DOG

BIG RED DOG is proud to offer internships to engineers of all skill levels. Both the intern as well as his or her supervisor, typically […]

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Throwback Thursday: top 5 BIG RED DOG blog posts of 2016

We’re now into the full swing of 2017 and it’s been busier than ever at BIG RED DOG. Looking back on 2016, we worked on […]

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Staff Spotlight: Rigo Charo

Our team members put forth extraordinary efforts on behalf of our clients and they deserve to be recognized. For this week’s staff spotlight, we’d like to […]

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How BIG RED DOG is disrupting the engineering office culture

“You guys are like the start-up version of an engineering firm!” As we’ve been traveling all over Texas to recruit future engineers, this seems to […]

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Thanks to a $15 million grant from The Moody Foundation, Waterloo Park to undergo creative transformation

Just steps from the Texas State Capital, you’ll find 11-acre Waterloo Park. Once alive with activity while hosting popular festivals, such as Fun Fun Fun […]

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Staff Spotlight: Jo Corbett

At BIG RED DOG, we know that our staff is the driving force behind any and all success. For this week’s staff spotlight, we’d like […]

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Erosion Hazard Zone

What is Erosion? Erosion is the action of water flow that removes soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location then transports it away to […]

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Measuring the Mobility of People, Not Cars

For decades, transportation agencies in the United States have prioritized the movement of motor vehicles in planning and designing their transportation networks. Almost all performance […]

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Staff Spotlight: James McCoy

At BIG RED DOG, we recognize that our talented team members make up the driving force that pushes us forward. They exhibit extraordinary effort day […]

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12 Terms Your Structural Engineer Uses That May Not Mean What You Think

As do many professionals, structural engineers have developed a specific lingo to talk about the things they deal with on a day-to-day basis.  For the […]

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The Grove at Shoal Creek approved, TDM comes to Austin

Last Thursday, Austin City Council approved zoning for The Grove at Shoal Creek, a mixed-use development that could add more than 1,500 residential units, 200,000 […]

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BIG RED DOG launches new Structural Engineering Practice

Award-Winning Texas Engineering Firm Starts Structural Engineering Practice to Serve Private and Municipal Clients; Names Arnaud Thibonnier, P.E., S.E. as Director of Structural Services. BIG RED […]

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