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
League of California Cities
  • Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Award, “The City of Santa Cruz San Lorenzo River Parkway Phase III/Trestle Trail Project”, 2020
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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