The Intersection of Urban Freight and Driverless Vehicles – Part 2

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we looked at yet another area that will be impacted by driverless vehicles: urban freight and the trucking industry. With the industry headed for a crisis – a shortage of drivers coming and increased demand for goods delivered by truck – driverless truck technology can potentially be the […]

The Intersection of Urban Freight and Driverless Vehicles – Part 1

The idea of any vehicle navigating the roadways on its own may seem like something out of the movies, particularly when thinking about a truck driving itself. But, we have already been “back to the future.” Tesla, Volvo, and Uber are all now in the self-driving truck business. In October 2016, Uber’s driverless truck – […]

Will Your Parking Garage be Ready for Self-Driving Cars?

On April 16, 2017, the Los Angeles Times published an article by Roger Vincent that follows what The Traffic Group, Inc. has been preaching and teaching for the last several years. The article indicates that one of the country’s largest developers, Avalon Bay, is preparing a 475-car garage for 1,000 tenants. No big deal, right? […]

The Traffic Group’s Guckert to Keynote NAIOP National Forums Symposium, Present at ULI Washington, Toronto Conferences – Guckert to Discuss Driverless Cars and Their Impact on Retail, Urban Cities

BALTIMORE, MD (4/24/17) —Wes Guckert, PTP, President & CEO of The Traffic Group, Inc. (TTG) – one of the nation’s leading traffic engineering and transportation planning firms – will be logging in the miles during the coming week as featured speaker at three of North America’s top  industry conferences. Guckert will be discussing the impact […]

Taking the Long View

Roads&Bridges – Wes Guckert shares his thoughts on what driverless vehicles will mean for the future of land and community development.

Are TODs Overparked?

Throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, dozens of transit stations can be found, many with acres of parking spaces associated with them. Some of these locations can present prime redevelopment opportunities as the land near these often densely populated areas is extremely valuable. As this land is built into Transit Oriented Developments (TOD), […]

The Traffic Group’s Haberkam to Speak at Wilmington Area Planning Council – Haberkam to Discuss Driverless Cars

BALTIMORE, MD (11/2/16) — The Traffic Group, Inc.’s (TTG) Renata Haberkam will be a featured speaker at the Wilmington Area Planning Council’s (WILMAPCO) Our Town 2016 The Future of Transportation, taking place in Wilmington, Delaware on November 2. The Traffic Group is one of the nation’s leading traffic engineering and transportation planning firms. One of […]

FAST Act and MAP-21

For the first time in a decade, Congress passed a long-term authorization for transportation – which was also signed by the President – earlier this year, known as the FAST Act, short for Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. The FAST Act provides a total of $305 billion from fiscal year 2016 to fiscal Year 2020, […]

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