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Topic: Transportation

/News---Info/Blog/October-2014/Creating-a-Pedestrian-Friendly-Environment Jason Valerius, AICP
On face value, a sidewalk is simply a means to an end, a way for people to walk safely from point A to point B.  But there is more to the design of the sidewalk, and everything around it, that influences whether people will choose to use it.  And if that sidewalk is in your downtown commercial district, trust me, you want people using it. 

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/News---Info/Blog/October-2014/How-Infrastructure-Affects-the-Job-Market Michael J. Statz, PE
The United States is in a decade-long decline of infrastructure spending, according to a report by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). But what some people don’t realize is there is a direct relationship between infrastructure and the creation of jobs.

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/News---Info/Blog/September-2014/Innovative-Design-Boasts-Sustainability Merle Ingersoll, Jr., PE
This sustainable design used full depth reclamation for the repaving at Kaufman Lake in Champaign, Ill.  Sustainable engineering and construction management saved approximately $90,000 in repaving costs.

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/News---Info/Blog/September-2014/Energizing-Tomorrow-s-Economy Steve Haring
Energizing Tomorrow’s Economy was the theme for the Blackhawk Hills Regional Council’s Development Summit held recently in Lanark, Ill.  During the conference, I had the opportunity to learn about transportation trends and economic progress happening in the northwest Illinois area.

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/News---Info/Blog/August-2014/Roadway-Makes-National-Stage Brian Huibregtse, PE
Wisconsin Avenue saw the big lights as the location for the 75th anniversary of the premiere of “The Wizard of Oz”.  Keep reading to learn more about how Oconomowoc transformed Wisconsin Avenue into a national-stage-stealing roadway.

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