Transportation Solutions that Improve Communities

Bicycle & Pedestrian

Balancing the needs of all modes while offering expert knowledge of best practices.

Specific Areas
  • Bicycle, Pedestrian & Trail Master Planning
  • Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety, including Vision Zero
  • Bikeway Design, Plans, Specifications & Estimates
  • Pedestrians & Bicycle Design Innovations
  • Complete Streets Planning & Design
  • Campus Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning
  • Bike Share Planning & Design
  • Safe Routes to Schools
  • Safe Routes to Transit
  • Wayfinding Planning & Design
  • Training & Grant Writing
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Forecasting & GIS Analysis
  • Health Impact Analysis

Freight & Goods Movement

Employing a ‘layered network’ approach to ensure solutions are integrated into the multimodal transportation system of a given community.

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  • Major Generator Studies – Ports, terminals, consolidation, distribution centers, and intermodal facilities
  • Site Access & Truck Circulation – Planning including detailed micro-simulation models
  • Freight Travel Forecasting – Models for all goods movement travel modes and mode shift analyses
  • Conceptual Design – of access improvements
  • Loading Logistics – including staging analysis
  • Sustainability Analyses – Energy and GHG emissions assessments
  • Community Accommodations – Including complete streets and multimodal network planning
  • Truck Operations & Safety – Studies on climbing and safety lanes, truck stop, parking and weigh station operations
  • Tolling & Managed Lanes – Assessing the impacts to freight transportation
  • Statewide & Regional – freight and intermodal planning
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems – for commercial vehicles
  • Big Data – Using new data sources to better understand freight patterns and impacts

Land Use & Transportation

Quantifying the effects of various built environment factors on trip generation and mode choice.

Specific Areas
  • Transportation Elements – Comprehensive, General, and Specific Plans
  • Smart Growth – Mixed-use trip generation (i.e. the “Ds”)
  • Transit Oriented Developments – Creating vibrant, livable communities
  • Context-Sensitive Design – including complete streets
  • Intermodal Centers – Ground transportation hubs
  • Campus Master Plans – More pedestrian and transit friendly campuses
  • Entertainment & Special Events – Planning venues
  • Transportation Impact – Assessments for environmental clearance
  • Impact Fee Programs – Fee program imposed by a local government
  • Parking Needs – Financial analysis
  • Shared Parking – for mixed-use development
  • Site Access & Circulation – planning services from start to finish
  • Transportation Demand Management – strategies to reduce travel demand
  • Health Impact Analysis – Assuring that transportation policies consider health impacts

Multimodal Operations & Simulation

Rigorously testing and evaluating new data sources such as Big Data, software, and analytical techniques.

Specific Areas
  • Freeway & Interchange Improvements
  • Traffic Signal Optimization & Coordination
  • High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) and Toll (HOT) Lane Studies
  • Transit Signal Priority
  • Corridor & Systemwide Analysis
  • Light Rail Transit (LRT) System
  • Safety Evaluation
  • Congestion Pricing
  • Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System
  • Expert Witness Services
  • Railroad Grade Crossing
  • Complete Streets Analysis & Simulation
  • Alternative Intersection & Interchanges
  • Roundabout Intersections

Multimodal Safety

Encouraging planning decisions that move people safely, keeping them free from harm in any mode along their trip.

Specific Areas
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Sustainable Transportation

Creating strategies that minimize vehicle travel, enhance travel efficiency, provide economic vitality, and personal choice.

Specific Areas
  • Statewide & Regional Sustainability Strategies
  • Climate Action Plans & Carbon Footprint Analyses
  • Best Management for State, Regional & Local
  • Sustainable Master Plans for Major Developments
  • Travel Model Enhancements for Sustainable Practices
  • Transportation Transit System & Demand Management
  • LEED ND for Transportation at Major Developments
  • Plans for Universities, Activity Centers & Military Bases
  • Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans
  • Research & Innovation

Transit Planning

Integrating transit with other critical elements including land use, the roadway system, and the adjacent network of bike and ped facilities.

Specific Areas
  • Transit Master Plans
  • Transportation Studies
  • Feasibility Studies
  • High Capacity Transit
  • Light & Commuter Rail
  • Alternative Analysis
  • Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
  • Streetcar/Circulator
  • Shuttles
  • Station Design & Planning
  • Transit-Oriented Developments
  • Ridership Forecasting
  • Safe Routes to Transit
  • Transit Signal Priority

Transportation Demand Management

Providing comprehensive planning in TDM program development, implementation, and monitoring.

Specific Areas
  • TDM Plans
  • Master Plans
  • Quantification of TDM-related VMT reductions
  • Alternative transportation studies for research parks, large multi-tenant office parks, and campuses

Transportation Engineering

Integrating design and construction management expertise with extensive knowledge of planning and operations to provide the ideal combination of creative, yet practical solutions for all travel modes.

Specific Areas
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Signal Interconnect Systems
  • Ramp Metering
  • Traffic Signals
  • Bike & Ped Signals
  • Traffic Control/Management
  • Signing
  • Pavement Delineation
  • Complete Streets Projects
  • Traffic Calming Devices
  • Roundabouts
  • Design Build Projects
  • Emergency & Railroad Pre-emption
  • Conceptual Engineering Feasibility Assessments
  • Street, Walkway, & Bikeway Lighting Systems

Travel Behavior & Forecasting

Developing and updating models, and applying innovative techniques that allow travel demand models to capture the interactions between neighborhood-scale land use characteristics and travel patterns.

Specific Areas
  • Big Data & Travel Survey Analysis
  • Direct Ridership Forecasts
  • Impact Fee Nexus Studies
  • Travel Model Development & Application
  • Travel Model Enhancements for Built Environments
  • Travel Model Enhancements for Climate Change
  • High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) and Toll (HOT) Lane Studies
  • Dynamic Traffic Assignment Models
  • Integrated Demand/Operations Models
  • Dynamic Model Validation
  • Corridor & Systemwide Analysis
  • Transit Patronage Forecasts
  • Congestion Pricing
  • Integrated GIS Analysis

Visual Communications

Humanzing transportation analyses through GIS/spatial analysis, graphic design, and 3D and future conditions renderings.

Specific Areas
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