TRAFFIC

Dan Hennessey Speaking at ULI Austin’s March Breakfast: Austin Strategic Mobility Plan

The Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP) is Austin’s new city-wide transportation plan. The ASMP will cover all the ways we get around Austin, including driving, […]

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TRAFFIC

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Planning Today For Tomorrow’s Possibilities

Connected and autonomous vehicles are coming (probably) – maybe in five years, maybe in 25 years – and a lot of words have been written […]

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AUSTIN

Overestimating vehicle traffic hurts housing affordability. Here’s how we can fix it.

Many cities and municipalities envision multi-modal transportation systems as a way to reduce traffic congestion. But at the end of the day, most are still […]

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TRAFFIC

Curb Access in the Rideshare Era

The rise in popularity of TNCs and rideshare services has led to some tricky curbside problems. Drivers of rideshare vehicles are receiving citations for blocking […]

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TRAFFIC

Using GIS Data To Optimize Carsharing Station Locations

Aisling O’Reilly is a Transportation Intern in our Austin office. She attends the University of Minnesota, majoring in Urban Studies with a focus on Urban […]

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AUSTIN

Transportation and Traffic Engineering the BIG RED DOG Way (VIDEO)

BIG RED DOG provides engineering services for a multitude of project types across several disciplines including Civil, Structural, MEP, Transportation, and Traffic. In this video, […]

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TRAFFIC

Explaining Bottlenecks

Hey! Why Are We Stopped? We all get in caught in traffic, sometimes in strange places where we least expect it. When a freeway goes […]

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TRAFFIC

Street Design Matters

Take a look at the pictures below and try to determine for whom this street is designed: I came upon this street while walking trying […]

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AUSTIN

Inc. 5000 Award

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve ranked #1316 on of the Inc. 5000 list. Each year for 36 years, Inc. has recognized the fastest-growing […]

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TRAFFIC

“Share the Road” and Help Decrease Motorcycle Fatalities

To raise Motorcycle Safety and Awareness, the Texas Department of Transportation recently launched a campaign called “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles.”  The campaign emphasizes […]

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TRAFFIC

Fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week (May 8-14, 2017)

Worldwide it is estimated that 1.25 million people are killed each year on road traffic related incidents.  Crash fatalities are among the leading causes of […]

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AUSTIN

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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TRAFFIC

City of Frisco Vehicle to Infrastructure Implementation (V2I)

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

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AUSTIN

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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AUSTIN

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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AUSTIN

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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TRAFFIC

The Subtleties of Trip Generation

This is the third in a three-part series regarding rough proportionality and its effect on development projects.  Here are links to Part 1  and to […]

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TRAFFIC

How Impact Fees are Determined

This is the second in a three-part series regarding rough proportionality and its effect on development projects.  Here’s a link to Part 1 .  Check […]

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TRAFFIC

Rough Proportionality: What’s the Impact?

This is the first in a three-part series regarding rough proportionality and its effect on development projects.  Check back for updates to the BIG RED […]

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AUSTIN

What is the Difference Between Asphalt and Concrete?

In Texas, we have more than 1,300 different types of soils, all of which react uniquely to environmental conditions.  In order to determine the proper […]

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