Ritchie Avenue Traffic Calming and Intersection Improvements
City of Takoma Park, MD

Sabra & Associates, Inc. performed planning analysis of traffic calming improvements along Ritchie Avenue between Piney Branch and Maple Avenue.  Evaluated existing traffic and geometric characteristics and developed alternative concepts including bicycle lanes, chicanes, chokers, mini-roundabouts, and retrofit sidewalks along Ritchie Avenue from Piney Branch to Maple. Prepared renderings and facilitated public outreach.


  • Roadway Design
  • Conceptual Alternative Intersection Concepts including Roundabout Layout


  • Performed topographic survey
  • Prepared roundabout layout and profile including curb extensions
  • Prepared signing and pavement marking plans based on MUTCD
  • Prepared landscape design plans including planting and pavement types and locations
  • Prepared stormwater management/bioretention plan including layout and standard details for soils, intake and outtake work
  • Modified parking
  • Enhanced pedestrian connections between park, school and religious land uses
  • Developed drainage profile
  • Prepared quantities and Engineer’s estimate
  • Assisted City staff with Grant Application.


Columbia, Maryland

7055 Samuel Morse Drive
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 443-741-3500
Fax: 443-741-3700

Baltimore, Maryland
300 East Lombard Street
Suite 840
Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 443-741-3500
Fax: 443-741-3700

Baltimore, Maryland
1502 Joh Avenue
Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21227

Phone: 410-536-3653
Fax: 410-536-3654

Washington, D.C.

100 M Street SE
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-570-7080
Fax: 202-697-5007

Vienna, Virginia

8150 Leesburg Pike
Suite 630
Vienna, VA 22182

Phone: 703-942-8990


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