Insights

Insights & News

What is happening now? What may come next? Staying in the know about our changing world and how we all get around it strengthens our ability to think comprehensively and collaborate effectively. From technical insights to firm and cultural news, sharing our innovations, evolutions, and advances as we experience and embrace them keeps us connected. We invite you to explore the very latest along with us.

Still Getting Trip Generation Right: Revalidating MXD+

Still Getting Trip Generation Right: Revalidating MXD+

State-of-the-practice analytical methods should be employed when estimating the trip generation of mixed-use projects. In the latest issue of the American Planning Association’s PAS Memo, John Gard and Corwin Bell of Fehr & Peers describe the advantages, analysis techniques, and use of MXD+ through actual site case studies.
Evolving Visual Communications in a Dynamic World

Evolving Visual Communications in a Dynamic World

Partnering with our client, we took on new visual communications strategies through the lens of equitable engagement to elevate participation and build energy around safety improvements.
The Art of Learning by Example

The Art of Learning by Example

We invite you to explore “The Art of Learning by Example” in APA Planning Magazine's October issue, authored by Transportation Planner and Data Scientist David Wasserman.
Disruptions in Transportation & Their Unequal Impacts

Disruptions in Transportation & Their Unequal Impacts

Increasing numbers of phenomena have disrupted our transportation system recently, and many of them have resulted in inequitable impacts on communities. We explored these dynamics in the realm of transportation equity.
Unfiltered Career Insights: Summer 2020 Training Program

Unfiltered Career Insights: Summer 2020 Training Program

In the new “Unfiltered Career Insights: 2020 Summer Program,” Fehr & Peers shared knowledge and discussions with 25 students and recent graduates to assist them in preparing for their careers in transportation.
TrendLab+ 2020: Scenario Planning for Pandemic Recovery

TrendLab+ 2020: Scenario Planning for Pandemic Recovery

Our FP Think group completed development of the new, customizable TrendLab+ 2020 tool for forecasting travel demand effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our further advancement of the TrendLab+ 2020 tool led to the discovery of several important results related to vehicle miles traveled and transit ridership.
Newly Promoted Firm Principals

Newly Promoted Firm Principals

Defined by our culture of empowerment and investment in the development of every employee, we are dedicated to career growth, even in uncertain economic times. While we are all navigating challenging circumstances, our firm recognizes that the achievements, dedication, and leadership of our valued team members never diminish. We’re pleased to congratulate our four newly promoted firm Principals.
Bike & Bus Interaction on Our Streets

Bike & Bus Interaction on Our Streets

Bus operators and people on bikes often share road space, travel at similar speeds, and have very different sizes, making moving easily and safely an ongoing challenge. We recently partnered with LA Metro on a comprehensive review of bike/bus interactions in LA County, and together, developed a set of design and education recommendations that can help and may be applied anywhere in the United States. Take a look!
Resilience in the Face of Disasters & COVID-19

Resilience in the Face of Disasters & COVID-19

The necessary resolve and adaptation we must employ in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic raises more complex questions when planning for natural disasters and other climate phenomena, all of which have their own challenges. Adapting our responses to hurricanes and wildfires during pandemic conditions requires staying diligently informed and strategically considering new approaches to preparation and planning.
Billy Hattaway Joins Fehr & Peers

Billy Hattaway Joins Fehr & Peers

With a distinguished career spanning 43 years in the transportation industry, Billy Hattaway makes a difference in communities. He is well known for successfully championing changes to roadway design standards to incorporate complete streets concepts, making community infrastructure safe for all users. Now he’s excited to bring his leadership, knowledge, and insight to Fehr & Peers.
Our Accelerated Research Agenda

Our Accelerated Research Agenda

We’ve been talking with clients and teaming partners over the last couple of months about how COVID-19 is impacting travel and engagement in their communities. Explore how we have shifted and accelerated our R&D in response to the most pressing needs.

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