Changing the “Standard” Way of Thinking

A traffic engineer speaks up for pedestrians, safety For decades, the focus of engineers building roads and highways has drifted towards creating wider, faster roads to allow for constantly increasing traffic. While focusing on more efficient transportation, civil engineering may have lost sight of what is most important: public safety. Engineer Charles Marohn describes the… Learn More »

Generation Commute

The AARP Public Policy Institute recently released a comprehensive study of the baby boomers’ travel and commuting patterns over last 40 years. The conclusions: they buy more automobiles, drive their cars more often—and commute longer distances to work than any other generation. However, 8,000 of the generation’s elders are reaching retirement age every day. How… Learn More »