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(Started 2000, Completed 2013-05)
Leaders in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, wanted to make it easier for people to visit the city’s cultural districts, which were disconnected from the heart of downtown and didn’t get the attention they merited. In a city with a successful... more
This project originated because of the need to provide ADA compliance at an existing Vista Point. An original Forest Service interpretive sign needed replacement, and asphalt walks had crumbled. The new sign integrates with native stones and... more
The Papago Freeway runs seamlessly through the middle of downtown Phoenix. From above, sound walls and landscaping conceal the recessed roadway.
Pedestrian and bicycle crossings are plentiful. In the heart of downtown, the freeway actually... more
One of the biggest issues facing Nevada DOT is the Las Vegas area has been growing very fast with projections of further growth. This growth has taxed highway system's capacity with congestion that needs to be addressed as well as other highways on... more
Most people agree, the Puget Sound region of western Washington State is among the most vibrant, progressive, and beautiful
locations in the United States. Characterized by towering evergreens, splendid terrain, endless recreation opportunities, a... more
Strong legislative intent from the US Congress and Colorado state legislature to preserve and protect the canyon iniatiated this project, along with local environmental groups' pressure to protect the canyon.
By developing a network of Green Streets, the City of Jacksonville will improve its stormwater management and simultaneously enhance and expand public open space, along with reinforcing desired land use and transportation patterns.