From creating new master and recreation plans to adding a new member to our team, and everything in between, BRI has had a busy and fulfilling fall. To learn more about what we've been up to, please read the fall edition of our Northern Michigan Newsletter.
It's been a great year working with our community neighbors (and beyond) in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Our year-end edition of the Northern Michigan News is out: meet our new Parks & Recreation Planning Professional in the Petoskey office, learn more about the the now complete (and award-winning) Petoskey Downtown Greenway, and more.
This South Segment of the Petoskey Downtown Greenway (DGS) is a 1,560’ long, nonmotorized accessible paved trail that links downtown Petoskey’s Pennsylvania Park to the historic Emmet Old Town neighborhood. The trail also represents the second phase in the city’s efforts to complete a 1.1 mile, regional nonmotorized accessible trail that ut...
Ann Arbor, Michigan – September 12, 2018 – Beckett & Raeder, Inc. (BRI) will receive three Planning Excellence Awards from the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP/APA Michigan) this year. The awards ceremony will take place at MAP’s annual conference, Planning Michigan, on September 20, 2018 at the Amway Grand Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Planning for Community Resilience in Michigan: A Comprehensive Handbook,
Best Practice Award
Beckett & Raeder (BRI) enjoys working with many Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula communities. With offices in Petoskey and Traverse City, we are also members of the greater northern Michigan community. Please take a moment to read the summer 2018 BRI Northern Michigan newsletter. Current client projects in Northern Michigan and BRI news are highlighted, including new BRI Engineering staff, a new vision for the Cadillac Corridor, Climate Health Adaptation efforts across the state, an award for BRI, and the City of Peto...
Marisa Laderach, GIS Specialist at Beckett & Raeder, Inc. has just accepted an award on behalf of the firm at the IMAGIN conference in Traverse City. The IMAGIN (Improving Michigan’s Access to Geographic Information Networks) conference is the statewide GIS conference held in Michigan each year. Alongside longtime client Acme Township, the two were recipients of the GIS Innovation award, which is presented to an organization that finds innovative ways to use geospatial solutions.
Beckett & Raeder, Inc. (BRI) is pleased to welcome Christopher DeGood to our team as a Senior Associate Engineer. He is working out of our Traverse City office.
After studying Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Christopher earned a Masters in Project Management from Northwestern University. He worked in suburban Chicago until relocating to Traverse City in 2002, where has lived and worked ever since. Interested in preserving the natural beauty of the area and also helping cyclists and pedestr...