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  • July 27, 2021

    Smarter Intersections Start with Bicycle Detection

    Across the US, roughly two-thirds of reported bicycle crashes happen at intersections. Detecting the presence of people bicycling at or approaching signalized intersections and roadway crossings can offer traffic engineers additional tools and flexibility to improve the comfort and safety for this vulnerable group.…

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    July 7, 2021

    Storytelling through Design: Tuscumbia Landing Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

    “Tuscumbia Landing became part of the Trail of Tears when the US government forcibly removed Cherokee and Creek tribes in 1838–39 from their homelands in the southeastern United States to new locations hundreds of miles to the west 170 years ago.” There was only one way to react upon reading the description of the project — complete sadness and shame reflecting on this painful occurrence in American history. But coupled with that feeling was a sense of opportunity to use meaningful design to tell a story.…

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    July 2, 2021

    Alta Helps California Cities Win Big With Bikeshare

    Bikeshare is coming in hot to two California cities, thanks to grants from the new statewide Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program (CMO). The project is part of the California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment — particularly in disadvantaged communities.…

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