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Toll Roads: Overcoming Public Apathy or Understanding Public Concern?

Has the American public become a society of shunpikers?

If you’re not familiar with the term, shunpiking is the act of deliberately avoiding roads that require payment of a fee or toll to travel on them, usually by traveling on alternate ‘free’ roads which bypass the toll road.

Shunpiking might be the way to go if you’re unveiling a new Harley Davidson on a beautiful autumn day, but for the average American it’s quite the contrary. In fact, recent surveys indicate that the public is far more supportive of toll roads and user fees than we are often led to believe.

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5 Reasons Why Drawing is Still Necessary for Architects

There is no doubt that the advances in digital technology have advanced the architecture field. Architects have more tools than ever before to create accurate, lifelike designs. The renderings that programs like Revit, Rhino and Sketchup can generate are closer to the end product than we’ve ever been able to get before.

I like computers, and we at RS&H use these programs on a daily basis. But there is another tool that I find the most essential for us architects: the pencil.

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Denver Celebrates New Office with Open House

RS&H Associate Leo Fernandez Sees Precise BIM Possibilities

Leo Fernandez has a vision for what the architecture field can look like. A vision for more accurate building models and more streamlined asset management.

He sees a future where stringent U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) requirements are commonplace practices for designing any facility.

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San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport Welcomes Passengers to New Terminal

After decades of cramped quarters, travelers passing through San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport will now have a modern experience that is reflective of the beauty of California’s Central Coast.

On Nov. 1, the airport unveiled its new, 55,000-square-foot terminal building.

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