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Traffic Engineer
SoCal - TrafficNews
A Publication by Kunzman Associates

Thousands of drivers get cell phone tickets
The Orange County Register
Drivers got more than 18 months to plan ahead. Then, there was the flood of media coverage, and Caltrans even changed Southern California's freeway signs to remind people gently that they had to use hands-free devices for the cell phones while driving...More

Politicians continue to block Foothill South toll road
The Orange County Register

Thirty eight state legislators have signed a letter opposing construction of the Foothill South toll road, saying the U.S. Secretary of Commerce should not void a decision by the State Coastal Commision denying the project. The July 22 letter escalates...More

Speed limit reduction to 55 mph?
North County Times
With this summer's record gas prices, a few readers have begun to suggest the nation ought to borrow an energy conservation strategy from the past: the 55 mph speed limit...More

Gas more affordable now than 1960?
The Los Angeles Times
Like many other readers of The Times, I read an article on our opinion page last week that carried the headline "A Big Surprise on Gas." And, indeed, co-authors Indur M. Goklany and Jerry Taylor wrote something that surprised me: they concluded that...More

91 Freeway toll road extension
The Orange County Register
The governor will soon consider a proposal to extend toll lanes into Riverside County; a plan that could help unclog traffic on one of Southern California's most traffic-choked freeways...More

Volume 5

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

Recent Projects

High Desert Focused Traffic Analysis regarding the Level of Service impacts of transporting up to 500,000 cubic yards of dirt up to 10 hours per day Monday thru Friday.

• Capo Unified School District Traffic Impact Analysis for reducing (or eliminating) the number of bus routes from 62 existing routes to 18 future routes.  Of the 57 schools in the district, 39 schools currently have busing provided.  The traffic report included a study area spread over seven Cities (Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, and Rancho Santa Margarita) and one County (Orange).

Shared Parking Analysis for a Los Angeles County mixed-use project including commercial retail, family restaurant, affordable senior apartment dwelling units, and condominium dwelling units. 
Kunzman Associates 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 is the second oldest Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning firm headquartered in Southern California with over 10 personnel. Kunzman Associates' 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.
We Offer the Following Services:
• Traffic Impact Analysis
• Transportation Planning
• Traffic Operations
• Parking Analysis
• Nexus/Fair Share Cost Studies
• General Plan Circulation Elements
• Traffic Signal Warrant Analysis
• Trip Generation Comparisons
• Intersection Capacity Analysis

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