Washinton Business Journal – The Traffic Group’s Wes Guckert explains why BRT is a great alternative to the Purple Line in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, should the project fall short of funding.
Wow! The title of this blog is something that I am constantly asked about as a Transportation Planner. When someone does not know what I do and then they find out, one of the first questions I get is, “What can be done about traffic congestion?” Well, there really are a number of things that […]
The Baltimore Sun – In this Readers Response, Wes Guckert cites that a BRT system presents Baltimore with a transportation option that is economically feasible and proven to reduce traffic congestion, while still providing a solid transit solution.
Baltimore Business Journal – President and CEO of The Traffic Group, Wes Guckert, defends the Hogan Administration on its decision to terminate plans for Baltimore’s Red Line, calling it fiscally responsible.
Our Country is entering a very serious, dangerous, and complicated time in the transportation and infrastructure industry. Motorists are becoming increasingly more frustrated with travel delays that are caused by roadway maintenance projects and expect that free-flow traffic should occur 24 hours a day. Motorists now understand that commuting traffic typically occurs between 7–9 am […]
Government Technology – With budget deficits plaguing states across the country and traffic congestion and population on the rise, state and local governments are searching for economically feasible transit alternatives. Wes Guckert explains that Bus Rapid Transit can serve the transportation needs of a growing populous much like light rail, but at a fraction of […]
Throughout my career, it has been difficult to explain what I do for a living. That’s why we thought our introductory blog would be a good opportunity to explain what traffic engineers and transportation planners do day-to-day. Early on, I would try to explain what I did for a living and, inevitably, I would receive […]
Parking Technology Today – While automated parking is an emerging solution in the United States, it has been tested – and proven – in Asia and Europe for the past 20 years, explains Wes Guckert. Now is the time for this solution to become mainstream in cities across America.
International Parking Institute – Urban population is steadily on the rise, driving demand for premium land within cities. This will continue to make land in urban settings more and more costly, and developers will look for more ways to accommodate more people into urban centers. The Traffic Group’s Wes Guckert explains how robotic parking now […]