Featured Award-Winning Project:

2020 Economic and Development Planning Award

City of Goleta’s – Goleta Train Depot Master Plan

Project Awards

American Planning Association (APA)
  • Central Coast Section, Economic and Development Planning Merit Award, Goleta Train Depot Master Plan“, 2020
  • Northern Section, Award of Merit, Comprehensive Plan, Small Jurisdiction, “Bayfair Transit-Oriented Development Specific Plan”, 2019
  • Central Coast Section, Communications Initiative Merit Award, Restore the Community: A Disaster Recovery Resources for Planning Departments“, 2019
  • Inland Empire Section, Best Practices Merit Award, “Rancho Mirage General Plan Update”, 2018
  • Northern Section, Excellence in Economic Planning and Development Award, “Ashland and Cherryland Business District Specific Plan and Code”, 2016
  • Central Coast Section, Award of Merit, Transportation Planning, “Chorro Valley Trail Study”, 2015
  • Comprehensive Planning Award for a Large Jurisdiction Award of Merit, “City of Long Beach Downtown Plan”, 2013
  • Central Coast Section, Outstanding Planning: Focused Issue Award of Merit, “Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District Open Space, Trails, and Greenways Planning Study”, 2013
  • Planning Excellence in Implementation, Large Jurisdiction, “The City of Los Angeles Downtown Street Standards and Urban Design Guidelines”, 2009
  • Award of Merit, “City of Paso Robles 2003 General Plan,” 2004
  • Honorable Mention, “City of Ojai Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan,” 2001
  • Technology Award, “City of Santa Paula GIS Database,” 1995
  • Comprehensive Planning Award, “City of Santa Maria Sphere of Influence Study”, 1994
  • Monterey Bay Chapter, Project of the Year – Transportation Under $5 Million, “The City of Santa Cruz San Lorenzo River Parkway Trestle Trail Project,” 2020
  • Ventura County Chapter, Project of the Year – Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair Project, “Robles Forebay Restoration Project”, 2019
  • California Central Coast Chapter, Project of the Year – Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair <$2 Million, “Santa Ynez River Bank Stabilization Project”, 2018-2019
  • San Francisco Chapter, Bikeways and Trails Project of the Year, “The City of Santa Cruz San Lorenzo River Parkway Trestle Trail Project”, 2019
California Preservation Foundation
Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP)
  • Media Coverage of an Environmental Topic Outstanding Award, “Restore the Community: A Disaster Recovery Resource for Planning Departments“, 2019
  • Public Involvement/Education Program Outstanding Award, “City of Vista Climate Action Plan Update Community Outreach”, 2019
  • Environmental Analysis Document Merit Award, “North Coast Rail Trail Draft Environmental Impact Report”, 2019
  • Outstanding Planning Document Merit Award, “Rancho Mirage General Plan Update”, 2018
  • Environmental Analysis Document Outstanding Award, “California Flats Solar Project Environmental Impact Report”, 2016
  • Environmental Resource Document Outstanding Award, “Chorro Valley Trail Study”, 2016
  • Public Involvement/Education Program Outstanding Award, “Community Bank of the Bay Sustainable Project Loan Program”. 2016
  • Environmental Analysis Merit Award, “Rio d’Oro Specific Plan Environmental Impact Report”. 2016
  • Outstanding Environmental Resource Document for Jurisdictions under 50,000 population, “Templeton-Atascadero Bikeway Connector Trail Constraints Report”, 2005
Southern California Association of Governments
  • Compass Blueprint Achievement for Visionary Planning for Sustainability, “City of Calabasas 2030 General Plan”, 2010

Company Awards

Environmental Business Journal
  • Business Achievement Award, 2019, 2016
Climate Change Business Journal
  • Advancing Best Practices: GHG Analysis Award – CAPDash, 2019
Zweig Group
  • Best Firms to Work For, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2009
  • Hot Firm (List of the 100 Fastest-Growing A/E/P and Environmental Consulting Firms in the Country), 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2004
Inc. 5,000
  • 500|5,000 Fastest Growing Private-Companies in America, 2017, 2011, 2009, 2007
Pacific Coast Business Times
  • Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2009
  • Spirit of Small Business – West Ventura County, 2010
Sacramento Business Journal
  • Best Places to Work (Sacramento Office), 2019
CE Media
  • Fastest Growing Environmental Consulting Firms, 2011

Company Certifications

The League of American Bicyclists
  • Bronze Bicycle-Friendly Business, Oakland Office, 2017-2021
U.S. Green Building Council
  • LEED® EBOM Silver Certified, Ventura Headquarters Office, 2014
City of Ventura 
  • Certified Green Business, Ventura Headquarters Office 2014-2015
California Green Business Network
  • Certified Green Business Monterey Bay Area,  Monterey Office
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