Ian Lockwood

Ian Lockwood PE is a Livable Transportation Engineer with Toole Design Group who specializes in active transportation, place-making, and helping cities through collaborative planning, design and engineering. Ian’s cartoons are intended to spur discussion, raise issues, challenge conventionality, and occasionally cause the odd smile.

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Land use, meet transportation

About thirty years ago, someone told me that “The best transportation plan for a city is a good land use plan.” Over the years, the more I thought about it, the more sense this idea made to me. I realized that the potential for land use changes to...
IAN LOCKWOODJAN. 13, 2017
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Regional travel demand: A euphemism for unsustainable car trips

If your corporation profited by highway building or selling cars, how would you market the idea of spending billions of tax dollars annually to subsidize long distance commuting by car? How would you spin the idea to make speeding through...
IAN LOCKWOODAPR. 22, 2016
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10+5=15

AASHTO, FHWA, NACTO and other credible organizations recognize that 10’ general purpose lanes on streets in cities are fine. According to the best research by Eric Dumbaugh and others, 10’ lanes provide equal or superior results for safety compared...
IAN LOCKWOODMAY. 27, 2016