ACCESS + MOBILITY

Access + Mobility is a blog about maximizing transportation options for people who don’t drive. It is written primarily by members of our team with occasional guest articles from leading thinkers in the fields of community transportation, human services, and public policy.

 

Our objective in starting this blog is to share ideas and engage our readers in a conversation about transportation planning and policy impacting individuals who cannot drive, including: seniors, people with disabilities, and people who cannot afford to drive for their primary mode of transportation.

February 3, 2016

 

Formerly C.R. Peterson Consulting, we've re-branded to reflect our growth as a team.  We are now GridWorks.

So what does this new name mean?

 

Obviously it has a strong connection to cities, structures and the hard work we put into solving problems. It speaks to our role as city planners and the intersectionality of our work in areas like health and transportation. Our tag line “Solutions at the intersection of Access + Mobility” alludes to our interdisciplinary approach to projects.

 

But more important than the literal references the name conveys, I want to talk about some of the deeply meaningful symbolism reflected in this change. To me, this new moniker is really about teamwork and purpose.

 

When I started this firm I named it after myself because, well, it was just me at the time. As the firm has grown over the past two years, I have come to understand certain things about the meaning of the work we do here and how o...

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