Archive for November, 2016:

Updates to USACE Levee Inspection Software

Posted on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 by Les Hamilton
In Federal Services, tagged in Tags: , ,

Affinis teaming partner Stantec has been working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on an update to their levee inspection software (LIS). Employed by all field crews working under federal contracts, the current technology is used to collect field data and then, generate reports. Because Affinis co-workers have recent experience not only inspecting over […]

New Simulator Studies Roadway Design and Driver Behavior

Posted on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 by Mike McKenna
In Community, Transportation Engineering, tagged in KU Driving Simulator

There are a number of elements that affect driver safety. Some of these, like cell phone usage, have made newspaper headlines, while others, like icy roads and roundabouts, are not as buzzworthy. While you may not often hear about factors beyond distracted driving, there are a variety of components that contribute to safe roads. Now, […]

Affinis Now Licensed in Nine States

Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 by Lane Odle
In Culture, tagged in Tags: , ,

We’re excited to share some recent co-worker accomplishments. First, congratulations go out to Ryan Stobaugh who passed his PE exam this summer. We’d also like to share that Kellan Gregory, a professional land surveyor and utility coordinator, is now certified in Nebraska. With these new certifications, Affinis has co-workers licensed in nine states. Take a look at […]

Operation Green Light Improves Traffic Flow in the Metro

Posted on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 by Lee Baer
In Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in traffic equipment

Did you know there is a program in Kansas City that works to reduce unnecessary delays, improve traffic flow, and reduce emissions that contribute to ozone pollution? Operation Green Light (OGL) does so by creating and directing an arterial management system for the metro area. There are a number of entities involved with OGL. These include […]