#WLAM2018 - Great Trees Make Great Streets

  • Apr 04, 2018

During World Landscape Architecture Month 2018, Toole Design Group will be featuring the themes, projects, and staff that form our Landscape Architecture and Urban Design practice. Tune in to our Instagram and Twitter channels for daily updates, features, and more throughout April! By Teresa Damaske, PLA Many of the truly great streets in the world have great...

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TDG's Bay Area Office Moves to Oakland

  • Apr 03, 2018

Toole Design Group is making moves for clients and partners in California, and now our expanding team of multimodal planners and engineers is making a move of its own. Our Bay Area office has outgrown its current space, and we have relocated our office to permanent space in downtown Oakland. Our first day in our new space will be April 16. ”We’ve had the privilege of serving our clients on a wide...

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Jeff Ciabotti to Lead Trails & Greenways Projects at TDG

  • Apr 03, 2018

TDG is pleased to announce that Jeff Ciabotti has been named Trails and Greenways Lead for the company.  A recognized national expert in trail development with over 20 years of experience in trail policy and planning, Jeff’s extensive experience makes him a trusted partner and project manager for trail and greenway development. He will take a national role in TDG’s trail and greenway...

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Dan Goodman Returns to TDG as Mid-Atlantic Planning Director

  • Apr 03, 2018

Dan Goodman, AICP, LEED AP returns to Toole Design Group as Director of Planning for the Mid-Atlantic Region after five years leading the bicycle and pedestrian program for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). With nearly two decades of experience in policy development, land-use planning, and urban design experience, as well as a wealth of knowledge on...

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#WLAM2018 - Meet Teresa Damaske, PLA

  • Apr 02, 2018

During World Landscape Architecture Month 2018, Toole Design Group will be featuring the themes, projects, and staff that form our Landscape Architecture and Urban Design practice. Tune in to our Instagram and Twitter channels for daily updates, features, and more throughout April! Walking (and Biking) The Talk - Meet Teresa Damaske, PLA As a landscape architect in the Seattle area, I’ve gotten...

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RRFBs Return: Guide to Key Changes in FHWA IA-21

  • Mar 22, 2018

In December 2017, FHWA terminated the Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB), due to a patent dispute. With almost 6,000 people on foot killed in traffic crashes in 2017, the RRFB had become a desirable safety tool because it is relatively easy to install, is cost-effective, and has a proven ability to increase motorist yielding rates across a wide variety of roadway contexts. On March 20th,...

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Toole Design Group Grows Its Leadership Team

  • Feb 15, 2018

In 2018, Toole Design Group celebrates 15 years of creating places where people take priority. As the company has grown from a small office in downtown Laurel, MD into a multidisciplinary team of 140 staff members in 13 offices across the US, it has expanded its leadership team to better serve our growing number of clients and communities we serve. This year, TDG is excited to announce new...

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TDG Engineers Present at Iowa Bicycle Summit

  • Feb 09, 2018

TDG senior engineers KC Atkins and Hannah Pritchard recently headed south from the Minneapolis office to the Iowa Bicycle Summit in Des Moines, IA. Hosted by the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa Bicycle Coalition, The Iowa Bicycle Summit is now in its 12th year, and provides a great learning opportunity for local engineers, planners, and advocates to learn about best practices for...

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Recap: TDG Researchers Present at TRB 2018

  • Jan 19, 2018

TDG researchers and technical staff were on hand at the Transportation Research Board annual meeting in Washington DC last week. In addition to their roles on numerous committees and subcomitties, several TDG staffers presented on topics related to multimodal planning, street design, and Vision Zero strategies. If you didn't get a chance to see them at TRB, check out their posters and papers...

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Michael Hintze, AICP Promoted to Seattle Planning Director

  • Jan 19, 2018

We are proud to announce the promotion of Michael Hintze, AICP to Seattle Planning Director. He has been with Toole Design Group since 2011, most recently as a Senior Planner | Associate in our Seattle office. In his new role, Michael will continue to lead planning projects for our clients, while supporting the growth of TDG’s planning practice on the west coast. “Michael is a talented, versatile...

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