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Bikes Belong On LA's Streets
The Huffington Post
If there's one thing everyone now knows after my recent accident, it's that I like to bike in Los Angeles. The City's landscape, climate, and neighborhoods offer a cyclist's para- dise. Biking in Los Angeles should be a natural. Unfortunately most of our City...More

Americans prefer tolls over taxes
HTNB Corporation
Despite a growing awareness that America’s aging network of highways, bridges and tunnels is in failing health, huge roadblocks are preventing Congressional action on a new national transportation bill: the lack of adequate funding sources and...More

The 57 will gain a lane
The Orange County Register, Orange County
The congested lanes on the 57 will soon be improved in a $102 million widening project set to begin in the late summer. The project will add a five-mile northbound lane from Orangethorpe Avenue in Placentia to Lambert Road in Brea. It is...More

Car-loving LA rekindles lost desire for streetcar with novel mass transit plan
The Los Angeles Times, California
The region famous for jilting the street car to take up a love affair with the automobile is trying to rekindle its long ago romance with commuter rail. If successful, the novel plan to borrow billions from the federal government, led by Los Angeles Mayor...More

Plans to ease 78/15 gridlock moving forward
The North County Times, San Diego County
Plans to ease gridlock along one of North County's worst traffic bottlenecks are motoring forward. Construction bids are set to go out Aug. 1 for the first of three auxiliary lanes planned along Highway 78 just west of the Interstate 15 junction...More

To Remove A Freeway In Long Beach
The Long Beach Post, Los Angeles County
The Institute of Transportation and Development Policy, an international planning think tank, recently commissioned ten architects to create bold visions for the world’s cities, to imagine a planet no longer dominated by the automobile. This “Our...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 28

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

Recent Projects

San Bernardino County Freeway Merge/Diverge/Weaving Analysis and Queuing Analysis for an interchange project which has the potential to affect several area intersections.  The report examined the interchange’s effect on each mainline merge/ diverge lane configuration by analyzing Levels of Service for existing, Opening Year, and Year 2040 traffic conditions.

Orange County Parking Analysis for an existing retail center proposing to add 1,667 square feet of restaurant use.  Parking counts at the existing facility and the adjacent lot were conducted to ascertain if the proposed development would include adequate parking.

Los Angeles County Sight Distance Analysis for a single-family detached residential dwelling unit which was recently modified. The report analyzed the change in sight distance for two different types of vehicles at ten different distances from the curb face.

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