Livable Streets, Inc. is a Transportation Engineering and Planning firm specializing in the development of transportation systems that balance the needs of all users of the public right-of-way while enhancing the livability of communities and neighborhoods. LSI's staff has significant innovative design and planning experience and specializes in improving conditions for non-motorized users without degrading vehicle capacity.
Inc. provides services in all of the following areas:
General traffic engineering services;
Pedestrian and bicycle transportation engineering and planning;
Community-friendly street design;
"Main street" projects;
"Road diets" and bike lane restriping projects;
Traffic calming; including public involvement, program management, and design;
Safe Routes to School projects;
Intersection design including roundabout design;
Public involvement for transportation projects;
Signing and marking design;
Context Sensitive Design;
Transportation design for neo-traditional development;
Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility design training courses;
Shared use path design; and
Expert witness services:
Pedestrian and Bicycle facilities and crashes;
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance;
Urban traffic crashes.
The staff of Livable Streets, Inc. conducts successful design workshops or "Charrettes" that result in community-designed street reconstruction and traffic calming projects. Our staff participates in many professional organizations including the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals (APBP), and regularly make presentations at local and national conferences of these and other organizations. The staff also participates in the development of various design and planning documents. Examples include the Federal Highway Administration's Roundabouts: An Informational Guide, the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, the Residential Street Design Guidelines, a recommended practice of ITE, and Flexible Design of New Jersey's Main Streets.
Livable Streets, Inc is 100% minority-owned and has certifications with several jurisdictions as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).
Inc. headquarters are in Tampa, Florida, but the company serves jurisdictions
in diverse geographical areas. LSI staff has provided services in Alabama,
Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois,
Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri,
New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania,
South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin,
District of Columbia, British Columbia, and Tanzania.
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