ITE Journal Features Westlake Cycle Track

  • May 04, 2017

A great read for National Bike Month: Seattle DOT engineer Peter Trinh, PE discusses the challenges and successes of the Westlake Cycle Track, getting into all of the engineering details in the April ITE Journal. The new connecting bicycle facility was named 2016's Best New Bike Lane by PeopleForBikes. Congratulations to the City of Seattle for their visionary work on this great new facility!...


From Concept to Construction

  • Apr 24, 2017

The landscape architecture and urban design staff at TDG frequently describe their work as taking projects from concept to construction. As a multidisciplinary firm, our teams are constantly working in various phases of planning and design, but our landscape architecture practice uniquely covers the whole spectrum of project development. Part of that is by definition - landscape architecture...


#WLAM2017: Talking Landscape Architecture with Jennifer Toole, AICP, ASLA

  • Apr 14, 2017

Toole Design Group is celebrating World Landscape Architecture Month in April! We’re highlighting the many ways that landscape architects and designers influence our active transportation projects at every stage of the development at our multidisciplinary firm. At TDG, our landscape architecture practice is integrated into every project, from concept to construction. Landscape architects and...


TDG Celebrates World Landscape Architecture Month

  • Apr 04, 2017

April is the American Society of Landscape Architects’ World Landscape Architecture Month! Over the next month, Toole Design Group (TDG) will celebrate the people and projects that make our landscape architecture and urban design practice a vital part of active transportation projects. As a multidisciplinary planning, engineering and landscape architecture firm, TDG’s landscape architects and...


Children’s Book Teaches Kids About Safe Street Designs, Practices

  • Apr 01, 2017

April 1, 2017 For Immediate Release: Children’s Book Teaches Kids About Safe Street Designs, Practices How I Get To School: A Complete Streets Story makes road design manuals accessible to our most precious travelers. Toole Design Group (TDG), the nation’s leading planning, engineering and landscape architecture firm specializing in multimodal transportation, has released the first in their “Kid’...


Visualizing better biking and walking in Downtown LA

  • Mar 14, 2017

The City of Los Angeles believes that everyone “…should be able to move freely and feel safe on [their] streets.” Mayor Eric Garcetti has made a public commitment to eliminate all traffic deaths in Los Angeles by 2025. Vision Zero LA brings the Los Angeles Department of Transportation together with the LA City Council, police department and local advocates to identify streets where targeted...


TDG's Seattle Office Welcomes Mark Hafs

  • Mar 13, 2017

Toole Design Group is pleased to welcome Mark Hafs to our team as a project planner in our Seattle office. He brings over 25 years or experience as a planner and landscape architect working on non-motorized transportation systems, recreational trails, site planning, environmental impact assessments, and construction documentation. “We’re very pleased to have a designer and planner of Mark’s...


Transforming Main Street in Denison, Texas

  • Feb 27, 2017

Denison, TX, located 75 miles north of Dallas, is ready to transform their downtown core into an accessible, vibrant, business-friendly civic center for the community. Together with TDG’s Urban Design Group, the City conducted a community design process to help residents and businesses develop a plan for Main Street that reflects the rich history of the city and serves the residents, businesses...


You're Invited! Attend our Open House at the Seattle Office

  • Feb 24, 2017

SEATTLE OPEN HOUSE WHEN: Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm   Please join Toole Design Group at our Seattle office as we welcome our new office director, Amalia Leighton Cody, P.E., AICP. We will mark the occasion with hors d'oeuvres and cold beverages for all who stop by and say hello. WHERE:  Colman Building, 811 1st Avenue, Suite 500...


TDG On The Move: Upcoming Conferences

  • Feb 23, 2017

Our team is always attending and presenting at conferences, policy events and summits across the country. See where we will be over the next few weeks, learn more about the work we are doing in communities across the country, and come say hello! Washington Bicycle Summit March 20-21, 2017 The Red Lion Hotel, Olympia, WA Join TDG Vice President & Principal Engineer Bill Schultheiss, P.E...