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 TRAFFIC & PARKING

ENGINEERING & PLANNING EXCEPTIONAL TRAFFIC & PARKING SOLUTIONS

McMahon is well-known and highly regarded by clients in both the public and private sectors for evaluating and developing the right solutions for their traffic and parking needs. Our professionals possess the expertise and experience in providing transportation and parking solutions that not only satisfy agency criteria and our client’s needs, but also demonstrate a unique perspective, implementing innovation and best practices. Traffic and parking encompass a wide-array of project types, both large and small, each with their own challenges, constraints, and competing interests. With the highly-skilled people, tools, and techniques our team provides, we assist our clients by helping them navigate their projects to approval and through implementation.     

TRAFFIC IMPACT STUDIES & LAND DEVELOPMENT

 

RELATED STUDIES

  • Traffic & transportation impact assessment & mitigation

  • Expert witness testimony

  • Traffic impact fee assessment

  • Site access evaluation

  • Site circulation, traffic & parking

  • Queuing analysis

McMahon has a long-established reputation based on over 40 year of experience with completion of traffic impact studies for thousands of land development projects for private sector and institutional clients.  

Our experts specialize in completing high-quality traffic impact studies, including supporting graphics and visualizations, and providing expert witness testimony throughout the project process to assist with land development planning and approvals.

 

The relationships and trust McMahon has cultivated with reviewing agencies is invaluable to our clients, and sets our team apart in meeting, and exceeding project schedule delivery milestones. 

PROJECTS

Franklin Mint Redevelopment
Costco - Boca Raton
Sandy Run Middle School
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AGENCY, MUNICIPAL & REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING & PLANNING

RELATED SERVICES

  • Land development transportation reviews

  • Transportation capital improvement & long-range planning studies

  • Corridor studies

  • Access management studies 

  • Traffic calming studies

  • Ordinance review
    & drafting

  • Grant application assistance 

  • Peer reviews

  • In-House support

McMahon serves many municipalities, counties and agencies in providing transportation engineering and planning services. In this role, our experts apply their knowledge of issues and project sensitivities for effective transportation planning, design and implementation to accommodate and manage growth. 

Our team's approach is to become an extension of our client's internal resources, adopting their goals, assisting in implementing their vision, and providing them with our expertise to achieve it. 

PROJECTS

City Walk - Providence RI
Waltham Transportation Master Plan
Bonita Springs Key Corridor
Solebury Route 202 Corridor Study
Upper Providence Impact Study
Springettsbury Transportation Plan
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SAFETY STUDIES

RELATED SERVICES

  • Crash data analyses

  • Crash prediction & alternatives studies

  • Road safety audits

  • Intersection & corridor safety studies

  • Traffic control warrant studies

  • Sight distance evaluations

  • Speed limit studies

  • Ball bank indicator studies

  • Truck restriction studies

  • Left-turn phase warrant analysis

McMahon considers safety to be of the utmost priority for all projects, and particularly when providing services to our local municipal, county and state agency clients. 

We are focused on, and dedicated to, providing our clients with project solutions that seek to achieve the goals of Vision Zero, a multi-national road traffic safety project that aims to achieve a highway system with no fatalities or serious injuries involving road traffic. 

Our experts are highly knowledgeable on implementing the methods within the Highway Safety Manual to document and understand current conditions, to complete crash prediction evaluations, and to review various countermeasures to be considered in the overall project alternatives assessment. 

PROJECTS

FDOT District 6-0 Safety Studies
MassDOT Road Safety Audits
Route 30 Reconstruction Program
MassDOT High Risk Rural Road
Mill Creek Traffic Calming
Lincoln Avenue Corridor Study
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TRAFFIC SIMULATION

 

RELATED SERVICES

  • Traffic operations analysis for complex projects

  • Multimodal interaction modeling

  • Public outreach visualizations

  • Educational materials

McMahon utilizes traffic simulation as a visual tool to facilitate an effective stakeholder and public involvement process. Providing a non-technical audience with a moving visualization of how the project will operate upon completion is invaluable to the consensus-building process, and often reduces controversy or public opposition. 

For a variety of highly complex transportation projects, McMahon has demonstrated traffic operations through traffic simulation in order to gain agency approvals. With the ability to model all modes of transportation, including vehicular traffic, pedestrian, bicycles and transit, McMahon offers our clients traffic simulation options that accurately capture real-world traffic conditions. 

PROJECTS

Casey Arborway
Swarthmore Roundabout
SR 54 & 642 Intersection
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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

RELATED SERVICES

  • Expert witness

  • Public hearing testimony

  • Community involvement

  • Public participation

RELATED SERVICES

  • Community meetings & public hearings

  • Visualization tools

  • Interactive & hands-on project exercises

  • Advisory committee & stakeholder meetings

  • Project websites & online materials

  • Educational materials

  • Public comment surveys

Engaging stakeholders and members of the public during the planning and design process can ensure that transportation improvements align with a community's needs and vision.

Comprehensive and inclusive outreach efforts using a variety of tools and techniques is important to engage all people in shaping transportation improvements for all modes.

McMahon utilizes a variety of methods to share project improvements for all modes. Our team focuses on developing easy to read materials with visualizations to convey information and educate the public, resulting in consensus building on project goals, critical issues, preferred alternatives and priorities. McMahon's experts work with clients to customize community engagement strategies for each project to maximize outreach and effectiveness. 

PROJECTS

Woonasquatucket River Greenway
Hatfield Sidewalk Connect Plan
Berwyn Parking Study
Broad/Germantown/Erie Intersection
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PARKING ASSESSMENT & OPTIMIZATION

 

RELATED SERVICES

  • Parking policy, practice & ordinance review

  • Parking supply inventory

  • Parking utilization surveys

  • Site circulation review & integration with other modes

  • Parking layout review

  • Future parking demand assessment

  • Shared parking evaluation

  • Parking management plans

Our approach to parking is to understand not just what is happening with parking, but why it is happening. Only then can the most appropriate recommendations be made. 

McMahon offers extensive services related to parking, including independent studies, and as part of integrated transportation projects, such as municipal and institutional master plans, transportation demand management studies, transit projects, private development projects, traffic impact studies, and roadway design and streetscape projects. 

Our parking projects frequently improve pedestrian access, promote bicycle travel and enable beautification in the area. 

McMahon has developed a specialized mobile application through ArcGIS to collect parking inventory and utilization information, with mapping outputs providing visualizations for our clients and public outreach efforts. 

SEE OUR ARTICLE ON DOWNTOWN
PARKING STRATEGIES

by John Yurick,
P.E., PTOE, PTP 

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PROJECTS

Phoenixville Parking Study
Princeton Parking Strategy
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DATA COLLECTION

RELATED SERVICES

  • Vehicle traffic counts

  • Pedestrian & bicycle counts

  • Trip generation counts

  • Travel time & delay data

  • Gap studies

  • Travel speed data

  • Origin-destination data

  • Parking utilization surveys

  • Parking inventory collection 

  • Vehicular queues

Every great project starts with meaningful and insightful data, and McMahon has been collecting it in-house since the company began in 1976. 

McMahon provides a wide range of reliable and cost-effective data collection services, using the latest technology, techniques and tools. Whether as a stand-alone service or as a primary component of our traffic engineering and planning services, our team provides data collection solutions for our clients' needs. 

PROJECTS

Parking Demand Management Studies
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