Category Archives for "Analysis"

Traffic Study Checklist for Reviewers

By Mike Spack, PE, PTOE I’m occasionally hired to review traffic studies other consultants have prepared. Here’s a list of questions I use when I have to go through a traffic study: Project Description Review. Does the traffic study have a complete project description? Type of proposed uses Size – building square footages, units, etc. Build […]

Travel Demand Management – Does it work?

Travel Demand Management (jargon alert – TDM) strategies are simply ways to encourage people to stop driving to work by themselves during rush hour.  Do they work?  I don’t know.  They sound good (promote bike riding, promote transit riding, give people money if they carpool, charge for parking, etc. should get people to not drive by […]

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