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Understanding the day-to-day realities of City planning
Garver's Urban Planning Team Members have provided urban planning services to more than 50 cities. Garver's approach to urban planning is one that values innovation while using time-tested planning principles to make plans that are implementable. Because we understand buy-in from community members and elected officials is fundamentally critical to implementing any plan, stakeholder engagement is critical to every project. We also understand the realities of day-to-day work in a City planning department and the difficult decisions planning commissioners often face. We use this foundation to help create plans that are workable, realistic, and legally defensible.


We specialize in comprehensive planning and community and neighborhood based services. Our experience is varied as we have practiced in both large cities and small communities.
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    Mount Comfort Road, a minor arterial street in Fayetteville, Ark., now provides a smoother, less congested commute to nearby Interstate 540. Originally a two-lane road without curb and gutter, a widening project expanded the road to four lanes and incorporated sidewalks, bike lanes, drainage upgrades,...

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    When the City of Frisco, Texas needed to reconstruct 5th Street downtown, they latched onto the idea of providing their citizens with a "complete street," meaning a street designed not only for cars, but also for pedestrians, bicyclists, businesses, and beauty. The city worked with Garver and met with...

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    Key to Garver's long list of successful traffic projects is the experience and vision provided by our senior engineers. Garver's traffic team determines "big picture" solutions to congestion problems. With more and more cars on the road and decreasing revenues, traffic engineering is vital to maximizing...

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    The Two Rivers Bridge opened in July 2011 and sits above the Little Maumelle River, connecting miles of trails in Pulaski County, Arkansas. At the highest point, the bridge deck is approximately 45 feet above the river's normal pool level. It is 1,162 feet long and is part of a 2,300-foot improvement...

 

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  • Visioning and community engagement
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  • Recreation master planning
  • Bike and pedestrian plans
  • Neighborhood revitalization plans
  • Land use analysis studies
  • Annexation analysis
 

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