See Toole Design Group in Action

  • Sep 07, 2016

We’ll be in Vancouver, BC for the Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place conference, September 12-15. Come visit our booth, stop by one of our workshops – on topics ranging from developing an urban mountain bike plan (Kristen Lohse, ASLA, Seattle) to separated bike lane design (Bill Schultheiss, P.E., Silver Spring) and the future of our profession (Peter Lagerwey, Seattle) – we’re also presenting a...


Jackson Street Reconstruction

  • Aug 19, 2016

The reconstruction of Jackson Street in downtown Saint Paul is the critical first piece of an ambitious downtown bikeway network that will redefine the way people get around the City and improve the public realm for all users of the transportation system. The north-south corridor is a major downtown artery and a vital connection between the regional riverfront trail system and state trail system...


Westlake Avenue Cycle Track

  • Jul 27, 2016

For all Seattle’s groundbreaking initiatives for bicyclists and pedestrians over the years, cyclists traveling between the Fremont Bridge/Burke-Gilman Trail and South Lake Union/downtown didn’t have a flat, grade-separated option. The Westlake Cycle Track is changing that as we speak. After nearly three years of community discussions, planning meetings, design concepts, drawings, and detailed...


TDG’s Urban Design Group Celebrates First Anniversary

  • Jul 25, 2016

As bike- and pedestrian-specific projects become increasingly integral to broader roadway, transportation and urban design projects, the Toole Design Group (TDG) Team of professionals grows and expands. So much so that just over a year ago, a cross-office and multi-disciplinary team of planners, landscape architects and engineers connected to share expertise and collaborate around urban design...


Toole Design Group Hires Brooke DuBose, AICP as California Office Director

  • Jul 21, 2016

Toole Design Group is pleased to announce that Brooke DuBose, AICP has accepted the position of Director of our Berkeley-based California Office. Brooke brings over a decade of experience in active transportation and Complete Streets. She has led a wide variety of complex, high profile projects, from county-wide bicycle and pedestrian plans to multimodal roadway design projects. She is known for...


Vision Zero Boston

  • Jul 08, 2016

Choosing between our important Vision Zero work in cities like Denver, Seattle, Portland, and Boston is a bit like choosing your favorite child. While we love them all, what we really like about our current work in Boston is that amazing feeling you get when plans turn into action; when concepts crystallize into projects that are embraced and improved upon by the affected communities we seek to...


Toole Design Group Brings Home Commuter Incentives Award

  • Jun 28, 2016

Toole Design Group’s (TDG) comprehensive commuter incentive program uses a variety of rewards and benefits to encourage employees to ride, walk and take transit. As a result, 89% of the 46 employees at the company headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, take transit, walk or bike to work – an impressive number that prompted the judges of the annual Commuter Connections Employer Recognition Awards to...


Fast Summary of the Fast Act

  • Dec 11, 2015

On Friday, December 4, President Obama signed into law the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” or FAST Act.    The bill provides five years of funding—starting in the current Federal fiscal year, FY2016—for Federal highways and transit programs at slightly increased funding levels and uses essentially the same funding programs as we have today (including the core funding...


Toole Design Group Hires Andy Clarke

  • Nov 03, 2015

Toole Design Group is excited to announce that Andy Clarke is our new Director of Strategy. Andy brings three decades of experience in national and international bicycle and pedestrian policy, planning and program experience including 12 years as President of the League of American Bicyclists. He joined the League in 2003 to establish and implement the Bicycle Friendly Community program, taking...


Peter Lagerwey Recognized as White House Champion of Change

  • Oct 13, 2015

Peter Lagerwey, Regional Office Director for Toole Design Group in Seattle, has been recognized by the White House as a “Champion of Change” for his work pioneering and popularizing the road diet. The recognition honors Peter for having “provided exemplary leadership in advancing transportation and championing innovation that will benefit our nation’s transportation system for decades to come”. U...