Downtown Austin Parking Strategy wins APA award

The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association honored the Downtown Austin Parking Strategy with a 2017 Project Planning Award. The plan is a thorough and complete investigation that not only looks at today’s parking patterns but those expected with rapid development. The consultant team, led by Nelson\Nygaard with Asakura Robinson Company, DIXON Resources Unlimited, …

Genentech wins ACT award

The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) recognized Genentech with the 2017 TDM Excellence Award for an Employer. Genentech was honored for its ambitious and successful campaign to reduce parking demand at its main campus by 20% over 10 years. Nelson\Nygaard has been working with the Bay Area company since 2006 and has helped it eliminate …

Palm Springs Sustainability Master Plan earns award

The Palm Springs Sustainability Master Plan received the 2017 Innovation in Green Community Planning Award from the American Planning Association, Inland Empire Chapter. As part of a larger team led by Raimi + Associates, Nelson\Nygaard provided input on the Sustainable Urban Development and Mobility Chapter, developed the style guide and branded material used in the plan and …

Student Transit Pass recognized as program of the year

The Alameda CTC Affordable Student Transit Pass Program won the 2017 Sustainable Transportation/Environmental Enhancement Program of the Year from the California Transportation Foundation. The Student Transit Pass provides over 3,000 free and discounted transit passes for students at nine middle and high schools in Alameda County. Nelson\Nygaard has led the planning, launch, and implementation of …

Santa Clara Health Element receives APA award

The Santa Clara County Health Element earned the 2017 Award of Merit for Planning and Health from the Northern California Chapter of the American Planning Association. The Health Element, a first for Santa Clara County, provides comprehensive and consolidated strategies and policies for improving public health. On a team with Raimi + Associates, Nelson\Nygaard led …

East Palo Alto General Plan Update is honored

The East Palo Alto General Plan Update and Westside Area Plan received the 2017 Award of Merit for Comprehensive Planning for a Small City by the Northern California Chapter of the American Planning Association. As part of a team led by Raimi + Associates, Nelson\Nygaard helped prepare a comprehensive update of the City’s General Plan, …

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