February 2010 Posts

Transportation at The Olympics in Vancouver

February 24, 2010

Submitted by Paul Ryus

Hosting an Olympic Games is a huge logistical challenge, involving the transportation of athletes, coaches, officials, spectators, marketing partner guests, Olympics workforce, and members of the media, among others, all of whom need to arrive at competition venues before the competition starts. At the same time, daily life in the host city must go on, along with the transportation demands that creates.

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Bicycle Boulevard Guidebook

February 17, 2010

A masters student from Portland State University, with some assistance from Alta Planning + Design and others, recently put together a guidebook on Fundamentals of Bicycle Boulevard Planning and Design. The guidebook contains a lot of useful illustrations and case studies of bike boulevard treatments.

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TIGER Grant Funding Announced

February 16, 2010

Today, the US Department of Transportation announced $1.5 billion in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant funding for transportation projects. TIGER Grants are funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and include projects focusing on freight rail, road and bridge repair, and community livability. For more background and to see the full list of projects receiving funds, visit the DOT’s TIGER program information page.

TIGER Grants

Mary Taylor Raulerson Joins KAI

February 15, 2010

KAI is pleased to announce the addition of Mary Taylor Raulerson to the team. As KAI’s newest Principal Planner, Mary will be based in Orlando, Florida, while she continues to serve clients nationwide.

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Reston Virginia Office Now Open!

February 15, 2010

KAI is happy to announce the opening of its newest office in Reston, Virginia.

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