April 2010 Posts

Views from the Front Lines: The Alaska Mobility Coalition

April 08, 2010

The Alaska Mobility Coalition (AMC) is a private, non-profit membership organization that represents and advocates for public and community transportation in Alaska. With seventy-eight members in Alaska, Canada, and the lower 48 states, they provide over seven million rides annually for Alaskans to get to work, school and medical appointments. The below opinion-editorial was submitted by the AMC Executive Director David M. Levy and was written as part of their statewide transportation public awareness campaign in Alaska. Each state has its own unique transportation needs and goals, but perhaps we can all glean from each other’s perspectives.

For more on the AMC, visit Alaska Mobility Coalition

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AASHTO Announces Pre-order of Highway Safety Manual, First Edition

April 07, 2010

The American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO) announced this week that the Highway Safety Manual, First Edition can be pre-ordered before its official release later in the year. The manual is a big step forward for the transportation profession as it will provide tools for safety to be meaningfully integrated into the project planning and design process.

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KAI Opens Anchorage Office

April 01, 2010

KAI is happy to announce the opening of its newest office in Anchorage, Alaska, on April 1st, 2010!

KAI has provided transportation engineering and planning services to Alaskan clients since 1986, including long-range transportation plans, corridor studies, parking analyses, multi-modal terminal area studies, signal system timing, roundabout evaluations, traffic design, and traffic impact analyses for new developments. With our state-of-the-art research efforts in highway safety, multi-modal transportation system analysis, roundabouts, and context sensitive design, we look forward to helping Alaska achieve better transportation system performance in its communities for many more years to come.

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