Archive for August, 2018:

Past, Present and Future: A Look at Transportation Data

Posted on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Lee Baer
In Transportation Engineering, tagged in affinis transportation data trends

Transportation data plays an important role in creating high-performing roadways and planning for maintenance. Over the years, we’ve seen an increase in technology used. However, the introduction of autonomous cars could transform the kind of information we examine throughout engineering projects. When it comes to collecting transportation data, loop wires were the first method introduced. […]

Moving Overland Park Forward

Posted on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 by Lane Odle
In Transportation Engineering, tagged in http://affinis.us/moving-overland-park-forward/

As school kicks off tomorrow in the Blue Valley School District (BVSD), we’re pleased to unveil a new video celebrating improvements made in the district. Prior to our work with the City of Overland Park on 159th Street, Metcalf Ave. to Nall Ave., traffic congestion had become an issue for the city around Blue Valley […]

Prairie Village Presented with ACEC Kansas Award

Posted on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Accolades, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , , http://affinis.us/prairie-village-presented-acec-kansas-award/

Shown Left to Right: Mayor Laura Wassmer; Keith Bredehoeft, Public Works Director; and Rick Worrel, President of Affinis On Monday, we presented the City of Prairie Village with an Engineering Excellence Award from the Kansas Chapter of the American Council of Civil Engineering Companies (ACEC). The award recognizes complexity, future value to the engineering profession, and unique […]

National Professional Engineers Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in affinis professional engineers

In honor of National PE Day, we asked our licensed, engineering co-workers to share why they pursued their PEs. Here’s what they had to say. “My dad was a structural engineer. I have great memories of joining him Saturday mornings in his office using colored pencils, triangles, and scales, while he was working on a […]