Kunzman Associates, Inc. - Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning

Volume 51

Bill Ford: The future of self-driving cars is closer than you think
Los Angeles Times
Ford Motor Co. has been making automobiles for more than a century, but only now are the company’s products on the brink of monumental changes, according to Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr....More

Motorcycle deaths spike in 2012
Los Angeles Times
Motorcycle deaths rose dramatically in 2012, according to a study just released by the Governors Highway Safety Assn. Why? A better economy and higher gas prices mean more riders, the study said, and fewer states with helmet laws means more fatalities. ...More

What state has the highest gasoline taxes? California, of course
Los Angeles Times
California gasoline prices have fallen by 77.4 cents a gallon from the record of $4.671 set in October. But the state's prices remain among the highest in the nation, and today is no exception. California is running fourth behind Hawaii, Alaska and Illinois with an average of ...More

Southbound I-405 / Eastbound SR-22 Connector Bridge Demolition | June 2013
Orange County Transportation Authority
The southbound I-405 connector to the eastbound SR-22 freeway is being reconstructed in order to make room for the new SR-22 / I-405 carpool connector. Once construction on the new connector is complete, the old connector must be demolished....More

New Lane Coming To SR-91 As Measure M Project Kicks Off
Orange County Transportation Authority
$64 million project will add a 4-mile westbound lane between SR-57 and I-5OCTA board will allocate nearly $50 million for projects throughout the county The Public Will Have Two Opportunities to Learn About Upcoming I-5 Improvements ...More

Cost of Sprinter shutdown may top $3 million
San Diego Union Tribune
Costs related to the Sprinter train shutdown have increased sharply in recent weeks and could soon top $3 million, according to a review of purchases approved by the North County Transit District....More

ITE Elections

The firm of Kunzman Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that one of our associates, Giancarlo Ganddini, P.E., has been nominated as a candidate for Secretary/Treasurer of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Southern California Section. We believe Giancarlo's professional experience throughout Southern California and his involvement in ITE as a student activities liaison over the past several years make him a strong candidate for this position. ITE Southern California Section members will receive ballots in the coming days. We would appreciate your support and kindly ask you to vote for Giancarlo Ganddini!

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