At the core of every Toole Design project is a commitment to doing our homework. We love doing research—from detailed crash studies and project evaluations to best practice compilations—and developing groundbreaking tools that shape the future of transportation in communities across North America. Our experience encompasses innovative research for non-profit organizations, peer-reviewed papers for the Transportation Research Board, and practical studies for state and local governments using a data-driven approach to solve community transportation issues.
Seattle Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Analysis (BPSA)
To make their streets safer for biking and walking, Seattle needed to take stock of its current street network. The…
Contextual Guidance for Protected Intersections
Portland State University is partnering with Toole Design to research appropriate design guidance for protected bike lanes as they approach…
NCHRP Guidance to Improve Pedestrian & Bicyclist Safety at Intersections
This project established guidance for bicycle and pedestrian safety at intersections, produced a thorough understanding of options to improve safety,…