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Taking a complete streets policy from paper into practice can require outside help. Our workshop series responds to state and local agencies’ need to learn how to balance the needs of all users, and develop and implement effective policies.

Our Complete Streets Partners are highly-skilled, well-respected private firms and companies helping communities across the country achieve on-the-ground change in their transportation network. They also support the adoption and implementation of complete streets policies through a donation to the National Complete Streets Coalition.

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AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization helps people age 50 and older have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole.

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The American Public Transportation Association works to ensure that public transportation is available and accessible for all Americans in communities across the country.

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AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm with nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world. AECOM is ranked as the #1 design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments.

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The Alliance for Biking & Walking is the national coalition of state and local bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations working in unison to break down the barriers to safe bicycling and walking in North American communities.

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America Walks is building a diverse and powerful coalition to be a strong voice to advance and protect walking at the national level serving as a coordinator, information clearinghouse, and resource provider; America Walks advances game-changing campaigns with national and local partner organizations.

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American Society of Landscape Architects is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 72 student chapters. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship.

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The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionalsmission is to grow the pedestrian and bicycle profession and its influence by facilitating the exchange of professional and technical knowledge, elevating practitioners’ skills and defining the field.

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Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international individual member educational and scientific association. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society’s needs for safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating and maintaining surface transportation systems.

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MIG | SvR focuses on planning, designing and sustaining environments that support human development. Since MIG’s founding in 1982, we have embraced inclusivity and encourage community and stakeholder interaction in all of our projects. For each endeavor — in planning, design, management, communications or technology — our approach is strategic, context-driven and holistic, addressing social, political, economic and physical factors to ensure our clients achieve the results they want. MIG merged with SvR Design Company to form MIG | SvR in 2015. As planners and designers of complete streets, SvR looks to move people safely and efficiently through developed and natural settings. SvR takes a green, Complete Streets approach to streetscape design, integrating motorized transportation improvements with bicycle/pedestrian and green infrastructure systems. Bringing these systems together reclaims the right of way for the benefit of the community and the natural environment. Municipalities and state and federal agencies are among SvR’s initial clients for green, Complete Streets.

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National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) represents large cities on transportation issues of local, regional and national significance. NACTO is committed to raising the state of the practice for street design and transportation by building a common vision, sharing data, peer-to-peer exchange in workshops and conferences, and regular communication among member cities.

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National Association of REALTORS® helps its members become more profitable and successful. Its Smart Growth program supports keeping communities attractive, livable, and functioning well, and works on issues such as transportation and land use, crowded schools, and open space.

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Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates Inc. is distinguished by its commitment to planning transportation systems and identifying mobility improvements that help build and support vibrant, sustainable communities. They specialize in planning, operations, and implementation, balancing the goals of each community with the advantages provided by all modes: walking, bicycling, transit, paratransit, auto, and parking. All Nelson\Nygaard projects are relevant to Complete Streets, including pedestrian and bicycle planning and design, design of multimodal streets, innovative parking strategies, and many services related to transit. Check out their recent award-winning project: the San Francisco Better Streets Plan.
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Smart Growth America advocates for people who want to live and work in great neighborhoods. SGA is the only national organization dedicated to researching, advocating for and leading coalitions to bring smart growth practices to more communities nationwide.

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SRAM is a leading supplier of components to the bike industry. The SRAM Cycling Fund was formed in September 2008 with US$ 10 million. The objective is to grant approximately US$ 2 million per year for 5 years to European, North American and Asian advocacy organizations that are committed to enhancing cycling infrastructure, safety and access. The SRAM Cycling Fund collaborates with other companies in the cycling industry, including competitors, to come together to grow cycling.

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Stantec works with clients to improve the vitality of their communities by integrating transit, vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian modes in designs that not only promote a healthy lifestyle and improve overall mobility, but are also aesthetically pleasing. Whether we’re designing a complete street, a pedestrian trail, a bikeway, or a bus rapid transit corridor, our aim is to create better choices for people. Our philosophy is simple and holistic. Begin with the end in mind, from planning to design to construction. Our proactive planning approach leads to greater participation from everyone touched by these projects. Meaningful innovation stems from our dedicated creative team and enthusiastic clients that strive to take their community to the next level. From writing grants to conducting bicycle safety workshops for local residents, our design teams are active participants in the communities we serve.

Over the last two years, Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Heart Association, has directly supported more than 50 coalitions, in 20 cities and states, working to help all young people grow up at a healthy weight.

VHB‘s 1000 passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

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Washington State Department of Transportation is the steward of a multimodal transportation system and responsible for ensuring that people and goods move safely and efficiently. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT is responsible for the state ferry system, and works in partnership with others to maintain and improve local roads, railroads and airports, as well as to support alternatives to driving, such as public transportation, bicycles and pedestrian programs.

 

Gold Partners

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning, and consulting, has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation, and integrity. Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, Michael Baker International provides a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, security management, systems integration, and intelligence solutions. Michael Baker International’s clients include federal, state, and municipal governments; foreign allied governments; and a wide range of private development and other commercial partners.

T.Y. Lin International a full-service infrastructure consulting firm with a staff of nearly 2000 located in offices in the U.S. and Asia. TYLI has completed numerous projects encompassing the areas of multi-modal planning; complete streets development and design; pedestrian and bicycle planning and design; and ITS and traffic engineering. Several of their notable projects include the award-winning design of the David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge in San Diego, California; the City of Chicago’s Bike 2015 Plan, which is aimed at growing its network of on-street bikes and shared lanes to over 140 miles; and the Erie Canal Aqueduct Master Plan. TYLI is proud of the solutions that they provide for some of the most common transportation problems facing mobile communities today.

Silver Partners

Alta Planning + Design is more than a planning and design firm – our 170 expert planners, engineers, designers and encouragement specialists are on hand for each and every aspect of the work needed to help you create your active community. In addition to our leadership in active transportation planning, design, and implementation, we provide expertise in trails, Complete Streets, parks and open spaces, wayfinding signage systems, traffic analysis, GIS modeling, encouragement activities, healthy community policies, bike share programs, and much more.

Gresham, Smith and Partners provides design and consulting solutions for the built environment that contribute to the success of national and international clients. For more than 40 years, GS&P has focused on enhancing quality of life and sustainability within communities. They have broad experience in integrated, multimodal transportation and land use planning and corridor design. They developed the Complete Streets Study and Guidelines for the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization, providing a set of tools and strategies to support complete streets transformations throughout the Knoxville region.

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc. implements the ideals of Complete Streets in striving to provide their clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to transportation projects and emphasizing all modes of transportation. Their thorough knowledge of existing standards and best practices is showcased by recent work in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (.pdf). Experience in transportation planning, traffic engineering, civil engineering, landscape architecture, architecture, and urban design provides a truly multi-disciplined team to assist clients throughout the eastern United States in developing sustainable transportation solutions.

Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP provides planning, design, and construction management services. The firm’s multimodal transportation work has included integrated transportation and land use studies, regional transit plans, statewide bicycle networks, rail stations, bus rapid transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, urban streets, highways, and streetscapes.

Bronze Partners

The American Public Works Association (APWA) serves professionals in all aspects of public works—a fact that sets it apart from other organizations and makes it an effective voice of public works throughout North America. With a worldwide membership over 28,500 strong, APWA includes not only personnel from local, county, state/province, and federal agencies, but also private sector personnel who supply products and services to those professionals.

Barge, Waggoner, Sumner, and Cannon, Inc. is an employee-owned engineering and architecture firm with locations in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, and Texas. They work with diverse market sector clients on various levels: industrial, municipal, commercial, and government agencies. Some of their specialties include land planning and design, transportation, environmental, and water.

Burns & McDonnell, is a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm, based in Kansas City, Missouri. Our multidisciplined staff of 5,500 includes engineers, architects, construction professionals, planners, estimators, economists, technicians, and scientists, representing virtually all design disciplines.

Burton Planning Services, based in Westerville, Ohio, aims to to achieve exceptional results for their clients — results that are on schedule and within budget. Staff bring expertise in transportation planning and engineering, community and economic development, environmental science, and public involvement to their public and private sector clients.

C A Group, Inc. has quickly grown to become one of the premier transportation engineering firms in the State of Nevada. With expertise in transportation planning, engineering and construction management, C A Group provides the full array of consulting services to assist our clients in developing innovative solutions to the growing transportation challenges facing our community.

Founded in 1894, Freese and Nichols, Inc.‘s urban planning services include transportation planning, urban design, comprehensive plans, economic development, land use studies, implementation and code and ordinance development. FNI’s Complete Streets projects include the Fort Worth Urban Villages and the Red Oak Downtown Vision Plan.

Kittelson & Associates provides comprehensive transportation planning, engineering, and research services with the goal of developing solutions that improve the performance of pedestrian, bicycle, highway, signal, and transit systems.

LJB Inc., an Ohio-based firm, provides innovative infrastructure planning and design services in civil and structural engineering, environmental sciences and surveying. LJB focuses on a balanced, sustainable approach that complements the safety goals of Complete Streets.

The Local Government Commission (LGC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization that provides inspiration, technical assistance, and networking to community leaders. LGC’s membership includes local elected officials, city and county staff, planners, architects, and community leaders who are committed to making their communities more livable, prosperous, and resource-efficient.

Milone & MacBroom is one of the largest consulting firms in the northeast offering a diverse set of specialty practices in the fields of engineering, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental science. Founded in 1984, the firm enjoys an excellent reputation for its technical innovation and award-winning designs. Our depth of experience and extensive capabilities of our highly experienced staff allow the firm to undertake a full range of projects, meet complex requirements, and take on challenging projects from the planning level to construction.

Established in 1990, NCE is a client-focused consulting engineering, planning, environmental, and construction services firm that specializes in the innovative design and construction of infrastructure. NCE provides services to a wide variety of government agencies, municipalities, institutions, and developers.

Pond was originally founded in 1965 as Armour & Associates and continued to build a solid reputation as Armour, Cape & Pond. In 1998, the firm changed its name to Pond. Our staff of 360+ professionals over 18 locations provide a deep bench of experience and the capabilities to offer personalized solutions, helping clients manage projects from concept to completion – and everything in between – with confidence and clarity.

RPM Transportation Consultants is a leader in transportation engineering and design in the southeast. For 25 years, RPM has practiced a holistic approach to mobility, addressing end user needs from conceptual planning through design. Innovating thinking, attention to detail, and client commitment characterize RPM’s expertise in traffic engineering/planning, bicycle & pedestrian planning/design, roundabouts, signals, ITS, and data collection.

Synergy, LLC creates solutions for transportation and the public right-of-way to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Dennis Cannon, Principal, has over 50 years experience designing accessible transportation systems, wrote the ADA vehicle and station Accessibility Guidelines, and helped develop ADA guidelines for the public right-of-way (PROWAG).

Since 1995 W-Trans has provided traffic engineering and transportation planning services that are inclusive and encompass the mobility needs of all potential users. We are particularly skilled in retrofitting existing streets and roads to make walking, bicycling and transit use safer and more convenient while also appropriately managing vehicle traffic.

For more information on how to become a Complete Streets Partner, download a Partner Package (.pdf) or contact Nimotalai Azeez at nazeez [at] smartgrowthamerica [dot] org.