In route planning for clients The Bernard Johnson Group, Inc.’s planning process seeks improved coordination between land use and utility system and/or transportation system planning; providing cooperative interaction between planning, design, and operation of the utility or transportation services; maintaining a balance between public and private energy use, clean air and water, and encouraging alternative modes of environmentally friendly energy and transportation that will enhance efficiency while providing high levels of environmentally sustainable services and safety.
Route Planning is the confluence of many different disciplines coming together in the first stages of the development of plans, policies and legislative activities & funding, marking the initiation of project activity. Route/Corridor Planning is defined as “a collaborative and participatory process involving agencies, organizations and the public in a comprehensive look at national, state, regional and/or community needs.” It often examines demographic characteristics and land use patterns for a given area, shows how these characteristics may change over a given period of time and evaluates alternative routes & strategies, and/or improvements for a given route or corridor.
As part of The Bernard Johnson Group’s efforts toward conscientious route planning, our process is inclusive of all stake holders and affected parties from the onset of route planning activities. By involving all the affected parties, seeking feedback and comment, the process facilitates a timely completion, helps avoid litigation and makes for a more economical and efficient route/project implementation.
In addition to achieving an economical route planning solution, other key objectives in route planning often include the following: