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Topic: Transportation

/News---Info/Blog/June-2016/Flashing-Yellow-Arrow-increases-driver-safety Christian Lawien, EIT
Have you noticed the increase in flashing yellow left arrow signals? Motorists throughout the Upper Midwest―and throughout the nation― are now observing these signals at many busy intersections. It’s the latest development in traffic signals, and they are growing in popularity throughout Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

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/News---Info/Blog/June-2016/Consider-traffic-impacts-of-new-developments Kevin Ruhland, PE
Proposed developments are expected to bring many positive impacts to a community. These can include more jobs, recreational opportunities, and shopping/dining opportunities plus an increased tax base. But these projects also can challenge communities with the potential for increased traffic and a need for more transportation options for residents. 

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/News---Info/Blog/February-2016/Intersection-closures-that-benefit-taxpayers Warren Mohar, PE
With motorists racking up more than three trillion miles on US highways in 2015, road construction will surely follow. Road construction costs are a burden each of us bear as taxpayers, but there are certain staging techniques that can lessen that burden.

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/News---Info/Blog/January-2016/Rural-Intersection-Collision-Warning-Systems Nichole Sungren, PE
The topic of Rural Intersection Collision Warning Systems (ICWSs) generated a lot of interest at the the 2015 Traffic and Safety Forum. With traffic fatalities trending upward in 2015, the focus on increased intersection safety is justified. 

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/News---Info/Blog/November-2015/Are-mini-roundabouts-coming-to-your-neighborhood Sarah Gengler, PE
Another tool in traffic engineers' design toolbox is popping up in the Midwest. Two new mini roundabouts, similar to compact roundabouts, recently opened in Michigan. Designers placed these mini roundabouts at heavy-traffic intersections located only a few hundred feet from one another. Read on to learn why these mini roundabouts are gaining popularity.

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