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ms Q+A: Michael Thissen

Krystal Paisley | November 2022

Based out of ms Indianapolis, Michael Thissen is our Business Development Leader for municipal clients. Check out this ms Q+A to learn more about Michael!

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ms Cleveland Hosts ULI Event

Krystal Paisley | November 2022

ms Cleveland ended the summer by hosting the ULI (Urban Land Institute) Cleveland 2022 Summer Social event. A great space with a great group of people!

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What is Urban Planning?

Krystal Paisley | October 2022

Urban planning isn’t a new concept. The earliest known concept of urban planning dates from 3000 through 2001 BC! However, urban planning is also something we often take for granted. Check out the details on urban planning and how ms makes a difference in communities.

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2022 Summer Co-Op and Intern Class Recap

Parker Ashley | September 2022

ms consultants thanks all of our Blueprint Co-Ops and Interns for another amazing summer. Over the past few months our 32 interns and co-ops worked alongside full-time employees, in their respectable fields, and gained experiences that prepare them for the future. The interns and co-ops have a lot to be proud of as, their work also helped move the company forwards.

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Adaptive Reuse: Bringing Life to Dead Spaces

Parker Ashley | August 2022

As greenfields become less available and more expensive, clients and developers are looking for alternate options for their new spaces. And, as of lately, adaptive reuse has been the answer.

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A Day in the Life of an Architecture Firm

Kori Cutlip | August 2022

Architect. Architecture. Architecture firm. These are all terms that may come up in conversation, for any industry where brick and mortar is still relevant. However, architecture firms can be vastly different regarding services offered and design specialization.

Safe Streets and Roads for All

Kiera Jones | July 2022

Investing in traffic has recently been a high priority on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT’s) agenda. Focusing on traffic safety directly improves communities with reductions in fatalities and injuries, both for drivers and pedestrians.

 

The crisis of increased fatalities in 2021 compared to 2020 was addressed with urgency, leading to the launch of Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A). Keep reading to find out more about this important grant program.

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Danella Pettenski joins ms Water Group

Kori Cutlip | June 2022

Danella Pettenski, PE, joins ms as the Director of Operations for Water and Wastewater. Danella brings 30+ years of experience in water and wastewater services to the ms Water team. Coming to ms from the public sector, Danella offers new insight into the proposal and project processes.

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Welcoming the 2022 Blueprint Co-Op and Intern Class

Parker Ashley | June 2022

ms consultants is proud to announce that we more than doubled our number of summer interns and co-ops! This summer, 32 interns and co-ops are represented from 12 different universities. Not to mention we welcome back three returning interns for another great summer. We’re excited to provide these young professionals an environment to learn and grow within their respective fields.

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Mobility Hubs: An Opportunity for Grant Funding

Kori Cutlip | May 2022

An ever-growing topic that continues to find its way into discussions in the transportation world is the concept of a mobility hub. Mobility hubs benefit the community and can improve how people travel throughout the area.