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Best of 2017 – Review of our Top Articles

2017 was a great year for MikeOnTraffic and we want to share our readers’ favorite articles from last year. Take a closer look at these articles you may have missed. Pros & Cons of Back-In Angle Parking  Back-in angle parking has many benefits including providing drivers with a better view of vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians. […]

Super Bowl Traffic Plan Review

By Bryant Ficek, PE, PTOE   Super Bowl LII is coming to our world headquarters city of Minneapolis, Minnesota in February 2018. As one might imagine, the planning for bringing a major event is immense. For two weeks, the eyes of the sporting universe will be here as the worldwide press, about 1 million tourists, […]

Visit Us at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

Join the team on January 7th– 9th at the 2018 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. CountingCars will be exhibiting in booth #362 and we would love to meet our readers and customers and swap traffic engineering stories. Stop by our booth to see the COUNTcam 2 and our new wayCOUNT road tube counter […]

A Great Month for Minnesota Transportation and MnDOT

As our readers know, we strive to provide for all modes of traffic in our studies. We also believe we do a great job of staying informed on the latest technologies and innovations that can improve how we do business. Along those lines, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) made four announcements in October that […]

A Review of the New 10th Edition Trip Generation Manual

By Bryant Ficek, PE, PTOE As many of you know, the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) released the 10th Edition of their Trip Generation Manual earlier this month. As we detailed earlier, we provided a significant amount of data to this version (pat on the back here). Now that we’ve had a few days to […] – A Look at Traffic Data Collection Innovation

By Mike Spack, PE, PTOE Recently, I wrote about MikeOnTraffic celebrating its 10th anniversary. The success of MikeOnTraffic has helped me work toward’s my personal goal of sharing my knowledge to help improve transportation globally. The blog has also helped me spread the word about how to cost-effectively collect traffic data so transportation professionals can […]

A New Simple, Universal Address System

Much of the developed world is covered by an addressing system.  For instance, our office is located at 5708 West 36th Street, St. Louis Park, Minnesota, 55416, USA and one of our partners is at Building 46, Second Industrial Estate, Houting, Shajing Street, Baoan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, PRC 518104.  From these examples, you can see […]