Sidewalks

LISTEN: Guensler, Walls show WABE how they’re tracking Atlanta’s sidewalk problems

Screenshot of WABE-FM website featuring Randall Guensler and Daniel Walls explaining their simple wheelchair-based system for cataloging sidewalk conditions.

With an inexpensive setup based on a wheelchair and a tablet computer, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Randall Guensler has helped Atlanta catalog 1,200 miles of sidewalks.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Grossman’s op-ed in AJC highlights Atlanta’s sidewalk problems

The sidewalk along North Avenue in Atlanta. Photo: Jennifer Tyner

Lack of spending on Atlanta’s sidewalks has created a system of haves and have-nots when it comes to who can walk alongside the city’s roadways. That’s the perspective of School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student Alice Grossman, who penned a guest column for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Dec. 29 arguing for more funding for the city’s crumbling sidewalks.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Nation’s No. 2 transportation official gets up-close view of Tech researchers’ innovations

The U.S. deputy secretary of transportation spent Monday at Georgia Tech talking about transportation infrastructure and seeing some of the ways researchers are helping improve the design, monitoring and creation of that infrastructure. Victor Mendez’s visit included conversations with School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students and faculty members.

Monday, July 27, 2015
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