ITS International – Wes Guckert considers possible solutions and countermeasures to the problems of increased freight deliveries in growing cities.
Roads&Bridges – Wes Guckert shares his thoughts on what driverless vehicles will mean for the future of land and community development.
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), […]
As we approach the Holiday Season and prepare to enjoy family and friends over Thanksgiving and Christmas, it is also a time to remember those that need our assistance, sometimes due to unforeseen circumstances, including health issues. While Thanksgiving is a time that many think about giving back, the help is needed all year long. […]
The first two blog posts in this three-part series provided real eye-opening details on where so many companies stand in their driverless car programs. Those details show where we are going in the next several years with respect to self-driving cars. ITS International, the magazine for advanced technology for traffic management and urban mobility, published […]
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 […]
In Part 1 of our blog series I discussed a number of companies outside of the auto manufacturing space that are throwing their hat into the driverless car ring. In this next blog, I wanted to provide updates on the major car manufacturers plans with respect to self-driving car technology, and where each of them […]
Business Insider published a report in October, 2016 that reviewed 19 major companies claiming to put self-driving cars on the road by the year 2021. That may seem like it’s much farther off in the future, but the reality is that is only 5 years from now! Think how fast five years goes by! It […]
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, […]
One of the most dangerous maneuvers a driver can make is a left turn. Not only does he or she need to be aware of opposing vehicular traffic but also pedestrians and bicyclists who are crossing in front of the car’s path as well. The Left Turn Pedestrian & Bicyclist Crash Study, released this month […]
Changing the radio station. Talking to passengers. Adjusting the air conditioning. Eating and drinking. All of these are simple tasks that we all do on a daily basis as we drive our cars. While they may seem trivial, in reality they all can lead to distracted driving – which killed 3,179 people and injured 431,000 […]
The Traffic Group’s Anthony Guckert, Carl Wilson and Chuck Kraft shot a 61 at the 22nd Annual Route 40 Business Association Golf Tournament benefiting the Harford Family House and the Route 40 Business Association Scholarship Program. Great job guys!
BALTIMORE, MD (8/12/16) — Wes Guckert, PTP, President & CEO of The Traffic Group, Inc. (TTG) will be a featured speaker at the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2016 Annual Meeting & Exhibit, taking place in Anaheim, California August 14-17. The Traffic Group is one of the nation’s leading traffic engineering and transportation planning firms. […]
Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal – Wes Guckert shares his thoughts on the impact driverless cars will have on the real estate industry.
Shockingly, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has advised that a pedestrian is injured every seven minutes somewhere in the Country while, tragically, a pedestrian is killed every two hours. In 2013, there were 4,735 pedestrians killed and an estimated 66,000 injured in the United States alone. These are jaw-dropping statistics! We all grew […]
According to eMarketer, nine in 10 companies in the United States are using social media for marketing purposes. Clearly, this is a popular method for exposure, brand awareness, and getting in front of an organization’s most important audiences. But, are you using it correctly and are you getting the most out of what you’re doing? […]