Given today's changing landscape and emerging challenges, the need to remain competitive has been a priority for local school districts, higher educational institutions and healthcare services. Restructuring and planning for today and tomorrow has become a priority for these community-driven organizations. Our staff assists these types of institutions by meeting the current operational challenges and trends while at the same time creating unique concepts and solutions for site-specific projects. David E. Wooster and Associates also serves as a link between the institution and the local community members by prioritizing future demand expectations with innovative and practical design solutions and presenting them with a clear understanding and purpose.
WOOSTER ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES
Site determination and concept planning
Parking supply and demand studies
Parking needs assessment
Site access studies and traffic circulation studies
Evaluation of existing and future operational management systems
Trip generation and distribution development
Evaluation of existing and projected transportation mode options
Full geometric design of on-site and off-site roadway systems
Student walking routes and connection to roadway network systems
Emergency vehicle circulation patterns
Wayfinding and on site signage plans
INSTITUTIONS SERVED INCLUDE
Pine - Richland High School - Pine Township, Allegheny, PA Traffic Impact Assessment, Highway Occupancy Permit and Construction Oversight for roadway improvements along Babcock Blvd. and Warrendale Road. Construction anticipated to start in Spring of 2012 and be complete by late summer of 2012.
YMCA – Plum Borough, Allegheny County, PA Highway Occupancy Permit for roadway improvements and traffic signalization at the intersection of SR 0286 and Kane Road. Construction anticipated to start in Fall of 2012 and be complete by summer of 2013.
Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA Traffic impact of the long-range campus development plan; traffic impact of a planned conference center and office complex; traffic impact and parking design analysis of the planned 600-car East Campus parking garage.
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh - Monroeville, Allegheny County, PA Traffic impact analysis for a planned mosque site.
Jewish Community Center - Monroeville, Allegheny County, PA Site access needs and traffic impact assessment for a family recreation center.
Jewish Community Center - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA Traffic and parking impact assessment for the Squirrel Hill Community Center.
Allegheny General Hospital - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA Preliminary analysis of neighborhood impact by hospital parkers, located within the Northside neighborhood.
Butler Memorial Hospital - Butler, Butler County, PA Access plan and parking needs analysis to permit an assessment of current and future parking demands by various types of trip makers and an analysis of the commercial loading area requirements.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA Traffic impact analysis for the Shanahan Building Renovation and Parking Garage.
Geisinger Health System - Patton Township, Centre County, PA Traffic impact study for the proposed Geisinger Master Plan; analyses incorporated the operational needs of the proposed site driveways with the I-99 interchange ramp system.
Montefiore Hospital - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA Parking needs evaluation and parking impact analyses.
South Hills Health System - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Employee transit dependency studies at Homestead and St. Joseph Hospitals; transportation needs studies and traffic designs pertinent to the Jefferson Center Hospital, a 400 bed general hospital in Jefferson Borough, Pennsylvania; parking designs and traffic circulation needs analysis at the Jefferson Center Hospital.
University Health Center of Pittsburgh Transportation access and parking needs study designed to identify current and forecasted deficiencies. Identified solutions to problems as they related to the future of this regional health care and teaching facility; feasibility study for the first of several planned UHCP employee parking garages.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Cranberry Township, Venango County Transportation access and impact study designed to identify current and forecasted deficiencies. This study includes the preparation of preliminary and final access design, the preparation of traffic signal designs and construction coordination with various engineering and contractors.
Baldwin High School - Baldwin/Whitehall School District, Pennsylvania Traffic impact study for the school’s expansion project; Highway Occupancy and Signal Permit Plans for highway access plan.
Mt. Lebanon School District - Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania An analysis of student walking routes and travel times; modifications to the Mt. Lebanon Junior/Senior High School site access and student drop-off/pick-up plan; pedestrian safety assessments at various elementary schools.
Gateway School District - Monroeville, Pennsylvania School complex access needs study.
Quaker Valley School District - Edgeworth and Osborne Boroughs, Pennsylvania Traffic impact analysis for the Edgeworth Elementary School Expansion; traffic impact analysis for the Osborne Elementary School Expansion.
South Park School District - South Park Township, Pennsylvania Traffic impact analysis for the new South Park Elementary School, including an access feasibility study; traffic signal design, bid preparation and construction inspection; traffic impact analysis for the new South Park Senior High School.
DAVID E. WOOSTER AND ASSOCIATES, INC. Straightforward & Unwavering