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a failure to meet federal standards

August 27, 2012

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From the Federal Highway Administration… A livable community is one in which people have multiple, convenient transportation and housing options as well as destinations easily accessible to people traveling in and out of cars. They also give this quick history… Livability builds off existing resources, policies, and programs: Context Sensitive Solutions Scenario Planning Planning and […]

engineers: the silent killers

October 23, 2011

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Consider this fact:  during the 10-year period from 2001 to 2010, over 400,000 people were killed in vehicle crashes in the United States.  That is an average of 110 deaths on our roads every day for 10 years.  It should go without saying that if something could be done by planners and engineers to save […]

lemmings

October 23, 2011

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Lem•ming (noun).  Doomed conformist; a member of a large group of people who blindly follow one another on a course of action that will lead to destruction for all of them. (Encarta Dictionary) En•gi•neer•ing lem•ming (noun).  Conformist; a member of a large group of people who blindly follow one another in the application of design […]