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.

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.
Cincinnati Strategic Transit Study

Cincinnati Strategic Transit Study

Check out the study to better understand how demand-responsive transportation services (ride-hailing, flexible transit) currently fit into the Cincinnati transportation system and their potential role to complement fixed-route transit services.
Announcing Our CEO Transition

Announcing Our CEO Transition

Fehr & Peers is pleased to announce a CEO transition. Chris Mitchell assumes the role this month, with 20 years of firm leadership. He succeeds Matt Henry, who served 15+ years as CEO. We're grateful for our success under Matt’s leadership, and are excited for the next phase.
Partnering from Concept to Construction

Partnering from Concept to Construction

With a passion for bringing transportation concepts into reality, we partner with our clients on many projects from initial plans and prioritization through to construction. Learn how we worked to integrate complete streets solutions in Honolulu, Hawaii from concept all the way through implementation.
TrendLab+ 2020: A New Tool to Evaluate Post-Pandemic Travel Demand

TrendLab+ 2020: A New Tool to Evaluate Post-Pandemic Travel Demand

Several aspects of travel have changed considerably amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and we're noticing some startling trends. In response, we've developed a new TrendLab+ 2020 version of our tool. Explore the tool, the process, and our beta test of four scenarios in this special preview.
Working Together for Racial Justice

Working Together for Racial Justice

Systemic and structural racism, violence, and our collective history of discrimination in both this nation and the planning profession have no place in our vision for community flourishing and transportation industry transformation. We remain resolved to work for transformation, together.
Understanding VMT Metrics: Explore Our Modeling Lexicon

Understanding VMT Metrics: Explore Our Modeling Lexicon

CEQA's July 1 deadline is swiftly approaching, making it increasingly important to be able to understand and navigate all types of VMT calculations. Our new quick-reference VMT lexicon makes that easier. Explore it now here.
Navigating Long-Term Transit: Planning in an Uncertain Time

Navigating Long-Term Transit: Planning in an Uncertain Time

We're partnering with the Whatcom Transportation Authority in Bellingham, Washington to plan the long-term future and develop a strategy for restarting transit service, welcoming back riders, and ensuring riders can safely get where they would like to go. See what's in the works.

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