• NJACEC 2013 Honor Engineering Excellence Award Panel
  • NJACEC 2013 Distinguished Engineering Excellence Award Panel
  • Steve Normandin and Dave Lapping with their ACEC National Recognition Awards
  • NYACEC 2012 Platinum Engineering Excellence Award Panel

Award Winning Projects

NJDOT Complete Streets Initiative Honor Award for Engineering Excellence - ACECNJ, a National Recognition Award - ACEC, and a Smart Growth Award - New Jersey Future, 2013, New Jersey

Picatinny Arsenal Facilities Reduction Program Distinguished Award for Engineering Excellence - ACECNJ, and a New Jersey Historic Preservation Award - NJHPO, 2013, New Jersey

Roberto Clemente State Park Aquatics Complex Platinum Award for Engineering Excellence - ACECNY, 2012, New York

Reconstruction of County Road 58 Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence - ACECNY, and a National Recognition Award - ACEC, 2011, New York

Brooklyn Navy Yard Infrastructure Improvements Platinum Award for Engineering Excellence - ACECNY, 2011, New York

Middle Country Public Library Nature Explorium Gold Award for Engineering Excellence - ACECNY, 2011, New York

American Museum of Natural History Urban Plaza at the 77th Street Entrance Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation - Preservation League of New York State, and The Lucy G Moses Award for Historic Preservation - The New York Landmarks Conservancy, 2010, New York

New Cassel Community Center Best Public/Private Partnership for Nassau County - Long Island Business News, 2010, New York

Bayshore Heritage Byway Distinguished Award for Engineering Excellence - Consulting Engineers Council of NJ, 2010, New Jersey

Brookville Boulevard Reconstruction Silver Award - NYACE, 2010, New York

Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway Trail Silver Award - NYACE, 2010, New York

Bronx River Greenway Design Excellence Award - NYC Public Design Commission, and GreenLites Award for Environmental Sustainability - NYSDOT, 2009, New York

Borough of Lincoln Park Emergency Services and Municipal Building Golden Trowel Special Recognition Award International Masonry Institute, 2009, New Jersey

New Jersey Safe Routes to School Urban Demonstration Project Distinguished Award for Engineering Excellence - Consulting Engineers Council of NJ, 2009, New Jersey

Society for Marketing Professional Sevices National Marketing Communications 3rd Place Special Events Award, Corporate

Bridge the Gap Platinum Award for Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services - NYACE, 2008, New York

Grand Cascades Lodge New Good Neighbor Award, New Jersey Business & Industry Association, 2008, New Jersey

Long Island Non-Motorized Transportation Study Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island, NY Diamond Award for Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services - NYACE, 2008, New York

NYCDOT School Safety Engineering Project All five (5) boroughs in New York City, NY Gold Award for Transportation - NYACE, 2008, New York

Riverside South Gold Award for Structural Systems - NYACE, 2008, New York

Route 9A Promenade South Project Construction Achievement of the Year - American Society of Civil Engineers, 2007, New York

Trenton Country Club Merit Construction Award of Excellence, Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc., 2006, New Jersey

Cedar Crest Village New Good Neighbor Award, New Jersey Business & Industry Association, 2005, New Jersey
NAHB Best of Seniors Housing Silver Award for Large Continuous Care Retirement Community, 2005, New Jersey

Neshanic Valley Golf Course Distinguished Award for Engineering Excellence - Consulting Engineers Council of New Jersey, 2005, New Jersey

  • NYC Pedestrian Wayfinding
  • TransAction 2012
  • NJ Bike/Walk Summit
  • AASHTO
  • Brown & Keener
  • Mulberry and Worth Street WalkNYC sign

    RBA leads the PentaCityGroup in the design, fabrication and installation of NY City’s Pedestrian Wayfinding
    The project team, selected after an RFP was issued in 2011, consists of wayfinding experts City ID, industrial designers Billings Jackson Design, graphic designers Pentagram, cartographers T-Kartor, and engineers and urban designers from The RBA Group. Click here to read more

  • The RBA Group is proud to participate in TransAction 2012, the NJ State Transportation Conference & Expo in Atlantic City, April 11, 12 and 13. Please join us at the following six panel sessions:

    • Session 1. ADA - PROWAG Moving Forward: Civil Rights Requirements and Mandates / Moderator: Gordon Meth, Director of Traffic Engineer, The RBA Group
    • Session 2. Low Cost Implementation of Complete Streets / Presenter: Michael Dannemiller, Senior Planner, The RBA Group
    • Session 8. A Short Term Action Plan for New Jersey Safety along Railroads / Moderator: Michael Dannemiller, Senior Planner, The RBA Group
    • Session 15. Complete Streets: How They Are Being Implemented in the Region and How that Translates to Local Opportunities / Moderator and Speaker: Mike Dannemiller, Senior Planner, The RBA Group
    • Session 48. The High Cost of Free Parking / Presenter: Gordon Meth, Director of Traffic Engineer, The RBA Group
    • Session 70. New Highway Capacity Manual: Now Multi-Modal & Innovative / Moderator: Gordon Meth, Director of Traffic Engineer, The RBA Group

    For additional information, visit the conference website at www.njtransactionconf.com

  • 2011 ASHTO conference cover

    The RBA Group took part in a bikes and transit panel presentation at the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition's 2012 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at The Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers, New Brunswick, New Jersey. During the session, users of both bicycles and public transit discussed the problems of merging the two modes of transportation. RBA is also proud to have participated as a sponsor of this event

  • 2011 ASHTO conference cover

    Drew Markewicz, PE, Vice President, was recently one of the speakers at the 2011 AASHTO Right of Way & Utilities and Design Subcommittee Meeting for the Preliminary Right of Way and Utility Cost and Impact Analysis session. Drew was part of a group of distinguished professionals who provided a historical perspective of how the transportation industry perceives the utility process; observations and lessons learned while working for both transportation agencies and utility companies; and the effect the needs and requirements of the respective organizations have on the transportation project and utility process.

    As the Principal-in-Charge of Highways, Utilities, and Project Management at RBA, Drew has outstanding credentials in the field of utility and highway engineering, providing both utility companies and transportation clients with innovative, cost effective and streamlined project solutions - bridging the gap between utilities and the transportation project

  • Brown and Keener logo Division of RBA

    The RBA Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Brown & Keener Urban Design, a Philadelphia firm that has served public-focused clients for more than 15 years. Their professional accomplishments and talent are already highly recognized in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. As part of The RBA Group, Brown & Keener will enhance our capabilities in the revitalization of communities through its urban design practice.

    From its centrally-located office in Philadelphia, Brown & Keener will continue to provide the same high-quality urban design and planning services that have earned the firm national and state excellence awards. RBA will offer professional services in engineering, planning, architectural and environmental services from this new Philadelphia location, while at the same time continuing our commitment to serving clients throughout the Northeast.