At the APA-NYM, we are always looking to engage the entire planning community, from individuals, to government agencies, to private companies. A number of these private companies have generously chosen to support the work and programs of the Chapter as sponsors. Those companies are listed below:
AKRF, Inc.Contributor Level: Patron
AKRF – a multidisciplinary consulting firm specializing in environmental, planning, and engineering services – is considered the consultant of choice to tackle a wide range of complex, controversial, and time-sensitive projects for public agencies, private clients, and municipalities. Founded in 1981, we bring together the talents of over 350 employees in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.
As a medium-sized company, we combine the breadth and resources of larger firms with the specialized know-how and attentiveness offered by smaller ones to deliver solutions with measurable value. Our experience in the field and commitment to our clients has made us one of the most respected firms in the Northeast.
Our professional staff includes urban planners, economists, historians, air quality and noise analysts, civil engineers, transportation planners, and site assessment and remediation specialists. Our range of expertise enables us to offer clients a single-point source for all regulatory, engineering, and planning needs.
AKRF offers services in the following disciplines:
- Acoustics, noise and vibration
- Air quality
- Audiovisual and multimedia
- Civil, marine and geotechnical engineering
- Climate change adaptation
- Construction management and inspection
- Cultural resources
- Economics and real estate
- Environmental impact assessment
- Geographic information systems
- Landscape planning and design
- Municipal and regional planning
- Natural resources
- Permitting and compliance
- Public outreach and engagement
- Site assessment and remediation
- Traffic and transportation
440 Park Avenue South, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016
34 South Broadway
White Plains, NY 10601
120 Defreest Drive
Troy, NY 12180
1695 Church Street
Holbrook, NY 11741
Staff: 300 | AICP: 22
Bio RecoveryContributor Level: Consultant
Bio Recovery is a nationwide biohazard cleanup company, providing 24/7 emergency services to homes, businesses, and communities in need. The services include biohazard and trauma-related cleanup.
Bio Recovery adheres to all industry best practices and guidelines, including those set forth by OSHA, EPA, and DEC, with attention to unique circumstances to “get it right” from the outset. These high standards have made Bio Recovery the leading go-to company in the crime scene cleanup industry.
Address: 319 W Main St, Patchogue, NY, 11772
Phone: 888-752-5001Website: https://biorecovery.com/
Staff: 20 | AICP: 0
Cameron EngineeringContributor Level: Sponsor
Cameron Engineering & Associates is a full service multi-disciplined consulting engineering and planning firm. Founded in 1985, our Firm is comprised of experienced and qualified engineers, landscape architects, planners, facility operators, and environmental scientists.
Cameron Engineering provides comprehensive planning services to municipal and private clients. We provide innovative solutions and coordinate resolution of planning and environmental concerns with engineering services to assure complete coverage of project requirements. The Firm specializes in the preparation of a comprehensive range of planning, land use, and feasibility studies; site development plans; zoning maps, codes, and ordinances; and coastal assessment and consistency certifications. Our firm’s planning services include:
- Master Plans/Comprehensive Plans
- Land Use and Planning Studies
- Downtown Revitalization Plans
- Community Resiliency Plans
- Land Development Feasibility Studies
- Municipal Land Use Board Services
- Coastal Assessment & Consistency
- Local Waterfront Revitalization Programs
- Wetlands Restoration and Permitting
- Traffic, Circulation, and Parking Analyses
- Solid Waste Management Facility Permits
- State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPEDES) Permitting
- Grant Applications
- Geographic Information Systems
Cameron Engineering is well-versed in all aspects of federal, state, and local environmental review processes, serving as a consultant to both municipalities and private clients throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Representative environmental review experience includes preparation of environmental documentation to support projects subject to federal, state, and city environmental quality review procedures. The scope of our environmental review services includes:
- National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
- State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR)
- City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) and New York City Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP)
Michael Keane, AICP
177 Crossways Park Drive
Woodbury, NY 11797
Phone: (516) 827-4900
1411 Broadway, Suite 610
New York, NY 10018
Phone: (212) 324-4000
303 Old Tarrytown Road, 1st Floor
White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: (914) 721-8300
Website: www.cameronengineering.comWebsite: http://www.cameronengineering.com
Staff: 115 | AICP: 4
ElectricContributor Level: Consultant
Electric is providing real-time IT support to 25,000 users and centralized IT management to over 400 customers, Electric offers companies a 50% reduction in IT spending and standardized security across devices, apps, and networks, whether on-site or remote.
HNTBContributor Level: Sponsor
For more than 100 years, HNTB has built a reputation for excellence and innovation. With more than 3,600 professionals in 60 offices, HNTB is the planner, designer and construction manager for $11B of infrastructure annually. We understand the issues – from planning to design to financing to project delivery – that affect our client’s ability to complete complex infrastructure projects and programs.
A leader in providing planning services to clients across the U.S., HNTB brings more than 42 years of experience in planning, and more than 270 planners, urban designers and landscape architects in 60 offices across the country, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
The services HNTB’s Northeast Division planners have provided to our clients include:
- Corridor Studies/Complete Streets/BRT
- Long-Range Transportation and Strategic Plans
- Bicycle/Pedestrian/Greenway Planning and Design
- Landscape Architecture and Urban Design
- Transit-Oriented Development Design/Planning
- Station Design and Architecture
- Low Impact Development/Green Infrastructure/LEED
- Design Guidelines/Context Sensitive Solutions
- Land Use Planning and Analysis
- Regional Planning
- GIS Analysis
- Resiliency Planning
- Sustainability Guidelines
- Travel Demand Studies and Modeling
- Environmental Planning (NEPA/SEQRA)
- Economic Analysis
- Rail Operations Analysis
- Traffic Planning and Analysis
- Ridership Projections
- Pedestrian Modeling
New York City Office
Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue, 57th Floor
New York, NY 10118
7 Southwoods Boulevard, Ste. 203
Albany, New York 12211
Two Gateway Center
283-299 Market Street, Suite 1203
Newark, NJ 07102
Staff: 4800 | AICP: 40
Karp StrategiesContributor Level: Sponsor
Karp Strategies is an equity-driven WBE/DBE/SBE – certified urban strategy consultancy that in its fifth year has become the go-to firm for community-economic development planning, community and stakeholder engagement, and real estate and urban planning strategy, design, and implementation.
We take analysis of data, people, and place to action so that government agencies, private companies, and non-profit organizations can make better decisions, avoid painful project delays, and create shared value while maximizing return.
Our holistic approach, combining design-thinking and market analysis, helps our clients move their projects forward to build better communities and stronger cities.
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LanganContributor Level: Sponsor
Langan – provides integrated planning and engineering consulting services in support of land development projects, real estate portfolios, and the oil and gas industry. Our clients include city and state agencies; developers; property owners; corporations; healthcare, educational, and cultural institutions; and energy companies. Founded in 1970, Langan employs nearly 1,000 professionals firm-wide throughout the United States and internationally with nearly 250 engineers and planners in its New York City office.
Langan’s broad range of integrated services includes:
- Land Use Planning
- Transportation Engineering, Planning and Modeling
- Natural and Cultural Resources
- Environmental Engineering
- Site / Civil and Construction Management
- Information Management / GIS
- Landscape Architecture and Planning
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Mobile Mapping
- Earthquake / Seismic
- Environmental Compliance and Permitting
- Sustainable Design
NYU WagnerContributor Level: Sponsor
NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service prepares public service leaders to translate ideas into actions that have an effective and lasting impact on the public good. Our faculty’s research changes the way people frame, understand, and act on important public issues. We provide our students with critical skills, access to all that New York City has to offer, and a deep understanding of the context surrounding public service challenges—which they use to improve cities and communities across the globe.
Since 1938, NYU Wagner has been educating the world’s future public service leaders. We offer a Master of Public Administration in Public & Nonprofit Management & Policy, Master of Public Administration in Health Policy & Management, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Health Administration, Master of Science in Public Policy, Executive Master of Public Administration, and Ph.D. in Public Administration.
NYU Wagner is ranked 10th nationally among all schools of public affairs. We are also ranked:
#1 in Urban Policy
#2 in Health Policy & Management
#5 in Public Finance & Budgeting
#6 in Nonprofit Management
#7 in Social Policy
#10 in Public Policy Analysis
#13 in Local Government Management
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Philip Habib & AssociatesContributor Level: Sponsor
Philip Habib & Associates (PHA) is a 32-person consulting firm, specializing in transportation planning, traffic engineering, environmental planning, civil engineering, and construction support services. Our diverse staff of planners, civil engineers and traffic engineers enables us to take projects from preliminary planning and environmental review through final design and construction inspection. We work with a wide variety of private and public clients. The firm, established in 1989, is certified as a WBE by NYCDBS and NYSDED.
PHA offers a wide range of services, including:
- Environmental Impact Statements
- Environmental Assessments
- Development Feasibility Studies
- ULURP Applications
- Preparation of New York City Map Change Drawings
- Waterfront Development
- Ferry Planning
- Transportation Master Planning
- Terminal Planning
- Site Planning
- Traffic/Parking Analysis
- Parking Design
- Pedestrian Analysis
- Loading Dock Design/Freight Distribution
- Civil Engineering
- Streetscape Design
- Highway Design
- Construction Support Services
Some of our recent/current projects have included the EISs for the World Trade Center Campus Security Plan, the Rheingold Development in Brooklyn, and NYCDCP’s West Harlem Rezoning. The firm is also preparing the map change drawings for New York City’â€™s redevelopment of Coney Island. In addition, the firm provides traffic and civil engineering services for projects that include Related’s Hudson Yards development; the Cornell University Applied Sciences Master Plan on Roosevelt Island; the Pier 52 development in Hudson River Park; and the World Trade Center redevelopment.
Sam SchwartzContributor Level: Patron
Founded in 1995, Sam Schwartz is a 120-person New York City-based firm with eight offices nationwide. The firm’s New York City and Hudson Valley offices provide integrated environmental, land use, transportation, public outreach, and civil engineering services for land use and infrastructure projects. In 2015, Sam Schwartz undertook a partnership with GPO Group, a global engineering and architecture firm that provides planning, design, construction, and operational services.
Born and bred in New York City, our extensive work here has provided us with a deep understanding of the land use, transportation, and environmental conditions throughout the five boroughs and the Hudson Valley. With over 100 professionals in Sam Schwartz’s metro area offices (New York City, White Plains and Jersey City), our team has comprehensive planning, environmental, engineering, and strategic communications capabilities.
Starr WhitehouseContributor Level: Sponsor
Starr Whitehouse is committed to making places and communities more livable, green, and vibrant.
We bring energy and creativity to the challenge of finding what is genuine and sustainable, a challenge that starts with recognizing the strata of natural systems, physical organization, social systems, regulations, history, and culture that come together in a location. From this base, recommendations and designs emerge through consensus-building and inspiration.
Starr Whitehouse values collaboration with clients, the public, allied disciplines, and specialists. As leaders and members of teams, we believe that communication and collaboration yield the richest results and the most effective partnerships.
With comprehensive experience in parks, green spaces, urban design, and environmental planning in New York City and beyond, Starr Whitehouse spans a continuum of planning, strategy, and design through to implementation and management to meet the specific needs of our clients and create value.
Streetlight DataContributor Level: Patron
Before StreetLight, it took manual counts, roadside surveys, and months of data collection to inform transportation decisions. Our team combines machine learning with deep transportation knowledge to shed light on how our streets really work — and makes data available on-demand to the people shaping today’s transportation.
We combine our vast location data resources with industry knowledge to shed light on transportation behavior – and make it available to decision-makers and practitioners so they can make transportation better and drive positive change.
From helping reduce CO2 emissions to improving equitable transportation access, to managing New Mobility and reducing traffic fatalities, our metrics help inform and manage transportation’s most complex challenges, while setting the industry bar for privacy protection.
Tamika L Butler, EsqContributor Level: Sponsor
tlb provides consulting, training, and public speaking for a wide range of organizations in the public and private sectors. Using tlb’s diverse background in law, community organizing, & nonprofit leadership to shine light on inequality, inequity, & social justice.
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WSPContributor Level: Patron
WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from urban planning and environmental remediation to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s worldwide planning practice works on major infrastructure programs and projects in the transportation, power, mining, water and buildings markets.
Specific services include:
- Transportation planning
- Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) planning
- Transit facility planning
- Rail and bus rapid transit (BRT) operations planning
- Pedestrian modeling and simulation
- Complete Streets and non-motorized (pedestrian and bicycle) circulation studies
- Travel demand forecasting
- Alternatives Analysis/New Starts
- Urban design
- Resiliency planning
- Strategic and financial planning
- National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis and documentation
- City and State Environmental Quality Review (CEQR/SEQR) analysis and documentation
- Post-NEPA environmental compliance
- Project and program management
- Public outreach
- Master Plans and Regional Long-Range Plans
- Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP)
- Zoning/design guidelines/form-based codes
- Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) compliance
- Construction impact analysis
- Sustainable infrastructure design
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Report preparation (InDesign)
We provide expertise in road, rail, transit, ports, and aviation as well as integrated planning and multimodal studies. Our work on policy development includes reviews of major projects and their strategic technical, environmental, and economic appraisal. Stakeholder engagement and tailored public consultation are prerequisites for the planning projects we undertake.