Columbia Gorge Express wins WTS award

A new bus service, the Columbia Gorge Express in Portland, received the 2016 Innovative Transportation Solution Award from the Portland Chapter of WTS. To increase access to one of Portland’s closest and most visited natural attractions, Multnomah Falls, the Oregon DOT proposed a pilot bus service. Nelson\Nygaard conducted outreach and market analysis and worked with …

CNU New England honors Union Square in Somerville

The Union Square Neighborhood Plan in Somerville, MA, won the 2016 Urbanism Award from the Congress for the New Urbanism, New England. To help frame the future growth of Union Square, including a new rapid transit station, Nelson\Nygaard examined all movement and streetscapes and recommended transportation demand management policies and multimodal improvements to prioritize transit, …

The Fort Worth T wins two awards

The Fort Worth T Transit Master Plan received two awards in 2016: the 2016 AdWheel Grand Award from the American Public Transportation Association and the Project Planning Award from the Midwest Section of the American Planning Association, Texas Chapter. Nelson\Nygaard led this five-year master plan, which won for its promotional campaign to highlight transit needs …

Allentown Downtown Plan Recognized by APA

The 2016 Planning Excellence Award for a plan other than a comprehensive plan was awarded to Allentown Downtown Plan by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association. The award recognizes the plan for providing new direction in response to growth and investments from the neighborhood improvement zone program.  As part of a larger team, …

Oklahoma’s EMBARK wins APTA Award

EMBARK, Oklahoma City’s public transit service, received the 2016 Best Transit System Award from the American Public Transportation Association. Nelson\Nygaard completed a transit service analysis for Oklahoma City, recommending increasing bus frequency and the addition of a new crosstown route. In 2014, those changes were made in tandem with a major service rebranding without adding …

Seattle Children’s Hospital earns multiple awards

Seattle Children’s Hospital Shuttle was awarded the 2013 King County’ Diamond Award Diamond Ring for Outstanding Leadership. In 2016, the hospital was honored again with a Transportation Demand Management Excellence Award from the Association for Commuter Transportation. Nelson\Nygaard managed a consultant team that developed a Comprehensive Transportation Plan for Seattle’s Children’s Hospital in conjunction with …

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