SkyVue Apartments are located in the Oakland neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. The development plan for the site included demolishing the former Allegheny County Health Department building and parking lot. Constructed in it place is a new building housing 389 residential units and a structured parking garage with 356 spaces and bicycle parking. Trans Associates assisted with the required permitting with the City and provided transportation engineering and design as well as parking consulting services.
Permitting Assistance – TA prepared the necessary paperwork with requisite graphics for the City of Pittsburgh and met with City representatives to present the scope of work.
Data Collection & Analysis – Capacity and queuing analysis for the site access plan, intersection analysis using Synchro for seven intersections, and traffic signal warrant analysis.
Parking Consulting – Evaluated the minimum number of parking spaces required by City permitting including ADA and bicycle spaces. Reviewed automobile and truck traffic flow patterns using AutoTurn.
Reports – Included intersection geometry and site driveway lane arrangements. Developed a loading report which addressed anticipated loading activity, loading vehicles and a loading dock managment plan.
Engineering Design – Included access driveways, sidewalks, ADA curb ramps, pavement markings, and preparation of a permit plans package.