Public Involvement

Public Involvement A successful highway process includes public involvement. To be effective, public involvement must be sought from the beginning, during the definition of need for the project. The public should be involved while there are the greatest opportunities for changes in the design. This will result in a smoother […]

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Transport Assessments

Highway Capacity Assessments If you have been asked to assess the peak hour capacity of the highway network as part of a planning application then we can help. Capacity assessments are normally an integral part of a Transport Assessment but can be requested by the Highway Authority where they deem […]

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What is a Road Safety Audit

What is a Road Safety Audit? A Road Safety Audit is an evaluation of a highway improvement scheme during design, at the end of construction and post-construction, to identify road safety problems and to suggest measures to eliminate or mitigate any concerns. Road Safety Audits are undertaken by teams of […]

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Why Use Vemco or Outside Consultant?

Why Use Vemco or Outside Consultant? People have asked me why they should work with an outside consultant instead of simply working with internal resources. There are three primary reasons for doing so: First of all, an external consultant has a wide background of experience across a number of projects. […]

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All Way Stops

All Way Stops Common across North America, this type of junction is found in many quiet neighbourhoods and suburbs. They are also more commonly known as four-way stops, although these only relate to where the junction is a crossroads. Despite not being an officially permitted junction design in the United […]

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