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This project creates a vital crosstown link for pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles. On one side, it opens up into the West End Neighborhood, Railroad Square, the CHOPS Teen Center, the future SMART station, and miles of creek trails. On the... more
The purpose of the project is to improve traffic congestion, operations, and safety; provide facilities for transit and pedestrians; and encourage economic redevelopment along the SR-99 corridor through the city of Des Moines.
A single-purpose right-of-way is being transformed into a vibrant, safe, and green public space. This 4-block section is the first phase of a long-range plan for a park corridor stretching from South Lake Union to Elliott Bay. When high land... more
The purpose of this project was to address the safety concerns due to the high number of crashes over the past years. At the same time it was viewed essential to the vision statement of the City Council that aimed in improving the quality of life in... more
Carson Street is a major east-west arterial street running through the middle of the city of Torrance, CA. High levels of traffic congestion on the original four-lane undivided cross sections and the absence of left-turn lanes were responsible for a... more
A lack of investment in projects that benefited the City economically over the past 60 years has resulted in a City of Atlanta that has not kept pace with the region’s phenomenal growth. If we are to remedy this imbalance we must embrace new notions... more
The Cottonwood Street EA (located in Murray, Utah) reflects a number of CSS principles. One of the main goals of this project is to create a more livable, walkable community through construction of a new one-way couplet with bike lanes, improved... more
Somerville, Massachusetts, the most densely populated
streetcar suburb in New England, is home to 76,000 people.
In 1973, Davis Square, one of the citys largest central
squares and a traditional commercial center, was selected as
the location... more
The Eastern Corridor Project was conducted to address the growing needs of the eastern Cincinnati metropolitan area by integrating multi-modal solutions, land use planning and environmental stewardship. Through innovative and collaborative... more
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) is embarking upon a unique and exciting transit system improvement project. The $200 million plus project offers the third transit system alternative in the region that will give customers... more
The project involved two phases. First, the designers prepared a pedestrian circulation study for the City of Frederick describing existing movement patterns and potential pedestrian routes once the station was complete. Plans were then developed for... more
"The three-km-long, heavily trafficked highway through Aabenraa has been converted according to the principles of environmentally adapted through roads, with due respect paid, however, to the substantial traffic flow. This has reduced car speeds, has... more
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Ishpeming Transportation Service Center (TSC) and its partners took an innovative approach on the US-41 Houghton, Michigan, downtown streetscape project by, among other things, actually drawing... more
The I-35W St. Anthony Bridge replacement project is hereby offered as a CSS National Dialog submission case study because it demonstrates a unique and amazing local and national story and most surprisingly to some that under extreme... more
The existing facility was functionally obsolete and did not provide an acceptable level of service. The project addressed anticipated future traffic demands will provide sufficient median size to allow future expansion and/or multimodal use for mass... more
To improve regional mobility by providing reliable and safe two-way transit and HOV operations on Interstate 90 between Bellevue and Seattle, while minimizing impacts to the environment and to other users and transportation modes.