April 2014 Posts

Kittelson & Associates opens new Washington, D.C. office

April 29, 2014

With a growing staff and increasing opportunities to collaborate on projects along the East Coast, Kittelson & Associates, Inc., (KAI) recently opened a new office in Washington, D.C.

The 2,000-square-foot space is located at 300 M Street SE in the Navy Yard neighborhood, providing convenient Metro access and other amenities for staff members and visitors. The office is across the street from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the District of Columbia Department of Transportation, both of which frequently call upon KAI for its services.

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Roundabout Leadership a Hallmark of KAI

April 16, 2014

When Ed Myers was asked to consider a roundabout for an interchange on the D.C. Beltway 25 years ago, little guidance was available at the time. In those pre-Internet days, few American cities were implementing roundabouts, so he turned to Europe and Australia for examples.

“Primarily what they were finding was there was a pretty significant safety benefit to roundabouts, with a 50 to 80 percent reduction in crashes,” said Ed, now a senior principal in Kittelson & Associates’ Baltimore office.

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New Kansas Roundabout Guide is Ahead of the Curve

April 15, 2014

March marked the release of an important addition to the transportation industry’s collective body of knowledge about modern roundabouts, the Kansas Roundabout Guide 2nd Edition 2014. The document, developed for the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), provides not only information and guidance on roundabouts in that state, but also serves as a valuable resource to transportation engineers and planners elsewhere.

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