Vision Statement

To promote the quality of life for local communities by improving their transportation network and providing enhanced planning practices with state-of-the-art technology; to improve safety and mobility for our clients by utilizing our funding expertise to secure sufficient revenue for the completion of our clients projects.

Planning Community Improvements

The process to evaluate community infrastructure problems and needs can be difficult.  In addition, making sure projects have a high probability of completion is dependent on project implementation skills, including experience with identifying funding sources

GPD can help to ensure that your project is successful by providing both infrastructure planning and project implementation services.

To speak with our Planning practice leader, contact Mo Darwish at 330.572.2174.


Infrastructure Planning

GPD will help you to identify infrastructure problems and needs based on a thorough understanding of local goals and objectives by using national and state planning and engineering design criteria. We have significant relevant experience in the following areas:

  • Highways, Bridges and Bikeways,
  • Park and Ride Lots Pedestrian Improvements, including Streetscape Planning
  • Water and Sewer
  • Capital Improvement Plans

Project Implementation

Your project will have a greater probability of implementation because of our successful experience in the following project planning activities:

  • Traffic Engineering and Impact Studies.
  • Interchange Justification/Modification Studies
  • Social, Economic and Environmental Studies
  • Access Management Studies
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Facilities and Systems
  • Transportation Demand Modeling
  • Congestion Studies
  • Safety Studies
  • Cost Effectiveness Studies


GPD has the staff and the expertise to assist your community in reducing your local share and allow other sources of funding to contribute to your project cost

  • Strategic Funding Plans
  • Funding application
  • More than 10 different sources of funding are available to assist your community. These funds can be federal, state or county.

Representative Projects for this Market