There are certain areas in life where winning is the only thing that matters.
In a previous post I discussed the benefits of using a three-dimensional design model for civil engineering projects. And I’m not referring to sitting in an IMAX theatre with dorky, oversized plastic glasses
Post by Lancaster Civil Engineering Co.
I’m old enough to have started my college education by drafting with a 2B pencil, a few right-angle triangles and a protractor…and young enough to have learned that method side-by-side with computer aided design (CAD).
The majority of pedestrian and bicycle accident fatalities in PA occur at intersections and crosswalks. So here are five important rules to remember whether you’re driving, walking or riding. At painted crosswalks, pedestrians and dismounted bicyclists ALWAYS have the right-of-way (except… Read more ›
“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it? For if you lay the foundation and are not able to finish it,… Read more ›
Heath professionals want to get people moving more often. Engineering professionals want to get people moving safely and efficiently. When the two ideas come together, there’s an effective partnership that broadens the discussion beyond just body mass index and average daily traffic. Active… Read more ›
If you want to get into a heated debate with someone, it’s been generally assumed that discussing politics and religion are two ways to accomplish that. I’d like to add parking to that list as well. Although parking won’t affect… Read more ›
Last Saturday I joined a group of volunteers to help Lancaster Bikes! (The Coalition for a Bicycle Friendly Lancaster) perform bike counts at various locations across Lancaster City. A bike count is pretty much what it sounds like…someone stands at… Read more ›
After the winter we had this year and the damage it cause to our roads, I found this idea from a recent Fast Company article to be terribly interesting. Not just the idea of fixing potholes before they become potholes but crowdsourcing… Read more ›
For many, many years the concepts of “redevelopment” and “green” seemed to be on opposite ends of the spectrum. Those who were involved with construction and building cringed at the thought of the environmental hassles involved with such projects. Those who were… Read more ›
A terrific example of a community project where the process was just as important as the product is the recent site improvements to the Amtrak station in Elizabethtown. I was part of the team that brought this project to reality… Read more ›
When you hear of a “complete street”, it may sound like an oxymoron here in Pennsylvania. There always seems to be some level of construction that renders our use of the street “incomplete”. Well the truth is that other states are… Read more ›
Lancaster Civil is thankful to have been chosen to be the project manager for revitalization efforts at Riverfront Park located along the Susquehanna River in Wrightsville Borough. Lancaster Civil is partnering with the good folks at C.S. Davidson Inc. who have… Read more ›