Cole is known nationally for its Accessibility Expertise, ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan development, acting as either the prime or sub-consultant on many accessibility projects of varying size, serving universities, states, counties, townships, and cities.
Our firm specializes in streamlining pedestrian access, exterior sites, and public rights of way evaluation and has led teams for overarching ADA self-evaluation and transition planning to incorporate comprehensive facilities and program review. This has included facilities, parks, pedestrian access, policies, practices, activities and overall programs offered agencies of every size. We are known for policy guidance and creating streamlined consultant teams for comprehensive public agency solutions. Use of cutting-edge technology and providing data in a manner that allows our clients to easily manage, adjust and improve access over time is key to our approach.
Cole approaches each opportunity as a chance to build partnerships by thinking of the client's investment as our own. We strive to identify our client's vision through an open, fluid, and participatory design process that involves all collaborators. A project's success relies on a combination of thorough analysis, strong design, seamless context integration, and a recognition of project specific and economic realities.
Our goal is to create safe and inspired environments, involving any combination of innovative planning, engineering design, surveying, and landscape architecture. Our strength is grounded in the value we bring to projects through this multi-disciplined approach. Such collaboration throughout the design process has a direct impact on a project's feasibility and saves our clients time and money. This approach combined with our high regard for client relationships as demonstrated through our flexibility and responsiveness is what sets us apart.
The firm's leadership possesses a combined 200 years of specialized experience. The depth of our management team offers clients a rare combination of exceptional technical knowledge and seasoned business sense.
We are a unique firm composed of many disciplines revolving around one common goal -- exceeding our clients' expectations.
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