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William Kunzman, P.E., has become a Life Member to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and has been a member since 1970.

Preservationists: Don't change West's 1st freeway
Associated Press
You don't typically hear Southern Californians rhapsodize about a freeway. But the 8.2-mile route between downtown Los Angeles and suburban Pasadena isn't typical. Opened in 1940, the oldest freeway in the West follows the meanders of the Arroyo...More

'Smart' traffic lights could remotely stop vehicle engines -- IBM patent application
The Los Angeles Times, California
Speeding through a red light? Not a chance, according to IBM Corp. The technology behemoth, known for its work with computers, is now trying its hand at traffic. The company recently filed a patent application for a system that could remotely stop...More

Six-lane addition proposed to ease daily I-5 backups
The Union-Tribune, San Diego County
Interstate 5 would grow by as many as six lanes including a roadway-within-a-roadway for car pools, buses and toll-paying solo drivers under a plan crafted by transportation officials. Four lanes would be built along the middle of the freeway...More

Toll extension proposal to be considered Monday
The Press-Enterprise, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
A Riverside County Transportation Commission committee on Monday will consider formally stating a preference to extend toll lanes from Orange County through Corona along Highway 91. The commission's western plans and programs committee will consider...More

Competition to provide train from LA to Las Vegas getting crowded, all 4 plans face hurdles
Los Angeles Times, California
Competition to provide passenger train service between Southern California and Las Vegas is heating up, even though the last such effort to carry fun-seekers across the Mojave Desert was derailed by a lack of customers. For years, backers of a proposed...More

Garden Grove council OKs speed limit increases
The Orange County Register, Orange County
Speed limits on 29 of the city's street segments will increase effective immediately. City Council members voted 5-0 to approve the second reading of an ordinance that will increase speed limits on several street segments, including Historic Main Street where...More

Kunzman Associates, Inc. is a Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning consulting firm providing professional expertise to both the public and private sectors. Since its founding in 1976, the firm's goal has been to provide the best traffic and transportation engineering services available through highly qualified personnel.

With over 30 years of experience, Kunzman Associates, Inc. is the second oldest Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning firm headquartered in Southern California with over 10 personnel. The Kunzman Associates, Inc. scale of operation and principal involvement in every project enables the firm to easily step in and become a part of any client's operation and/or consultant team.

William Kunzman, P.E.

Volume 26

TrafficNews is a periodic newsletter informing you of major transportation items of interest in the Southern California area.

Recent Projects

Inland Empire Trip Generation Analysis for high-cube warehouse distribution center land use. The broad based survey and data collection effort was designed to provide a better understanding of truck trip generation rates for high-cube warehouse distribution centers, with emphasis on facilities that have the size and automated operations typical of modern logistics facilities.  The high-cube warehouse distribution center trip generation rates were devised from data collected at thirty-one sites as well as the Port of Los Angeles/Port of Long Beach.

County of Riverside Traffic Impact Analysis for an approximately 21 acre educational facility consisting of a new apartment-style student housing complex providing approximately 800 student beds.  A Level of Service analysis was conducted for existing, existing plus ambient growth plus project, and Opening Year traffic conditions.

County of Orange Traffic Impact Analysis for a project consisting of single-family detached residential dwelling units replacing an existing church.

County of Riverside Trip Generation Comparison for an approximately 350,000 square foot high-cube warehouse distribution center updating the previous plot plan.

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Traffic Signal Warrant Analyses
Trip Generation Comparisons
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