Envision. LEED. INVEST. Greenroads™.

Four tools to assist in the development of more sustainable roads, buildings, and communities. Sustainability is about more than just being “green.” It’s about striking a balance between meeting environmental, economic, and social needs and finding a way to build…

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Seattle office boom

A statistic that went around last year gained a lot of traction: 1,000 people are moving to Seattle every week! While that population boom means a lot of things for a lot of people, we know one industry really feels…

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No Idling for Mason Transit Park and Rides

Park and ride. The idea – even the name – suggests “set it and forget it.” But not for Mason Transit Authority (MTA). The public transportation agency is working to enhance and further develop its park and ride system, and…

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Designing a Pathway from Pre-K to 8th

The morning bell rings at 8:10 for elementary students in Chehalis, Wash. The journey to get there may have been smooth, rainy, bumpy, sunny or all of the above. Maybe the school bus picked them up right on schedule and…

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Lacey Engineer Wins State Excellence Award

Quoting Aristotle, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” And that habit of excellence, cultivated over his decades-long career as an engineer, has earned Scott Sawyer a prestigious award from the state’s…

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Engineering a Safer Trip to School

Oh, September mornings! Sharpened pencils, nervous smiles, sunshine, school buses and crosswalks. With lunches packed and backpacks on, our smallest scholars head back to school this month, and for the students at Bordeaux Elementary in Shelton, Wash., that momentous trip…

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