Transportation and Equity

In Memory of Barb Mee, a Friend & Colleague of TPD's

Written by: Kristy Carter, AICP

This article was originally featured in the August 2022 issue of TPD’s internal newsletter. It was printed in a regular column managed by TPD’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee.

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On the Road with ASHE: Rob Prophet, PE

Published by On the Road with ASHE, May 13, 2022
Interview with Robert Prophet, PE, Vice President of Highway Services

Robert Prophet, PE, Vice President of Highway Services at TPD, was featured on the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) podcast, “On the Road with ASHE”.

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Be the Mentor & Colleague You Appreciate

Published on WTS Philadelphia, March 2022
Written by Nicole Khan, Senior Engineer

Being an engineer is an intrinsic part of my identity. It was not my first occupation, but it is my forever career. I have leveraged my past experiences to push ahead in this industry, to discover my voice, and to become a stronger individual and a better person.

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City Moves Ahead On Road Plans

Published on The Transylvania Times, January 2022

Brevard City Council has hired a local company to work with the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) to design and install a roundabout at the intersection of Ecusta Road and Old U.S. 64 near Wilson Road. During Tuesday night’s council meeting, the city entered into a professional services agreement with Traffic Planning and Design, Inc., of Brevard to plan and design use of that section of roadway beyond the state’s standard landscaping treatments for a projected flat fee of $13,500.

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Estimating Modal Trip Generation

Published in ITE Journal, October 2021
Written by Paige Glassman, EIT, Transportation Planning Specialist

Transit oriented developments (TODs), while defined differently throughout the country, are generally compact, mixed-use development near transit facilities that offer high-quality pedestrian and bicycle facilities. TODs are a relatively new concept in the United States; these developments are located in moderate to high density areas and can be new construction or redevelopment. Based on proximity to public transit, TODs often feature higher transit and non-automotive transportation. The most common land uses within TODs are residential, commercial, and office.

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