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.

Introducing New Shareholders

Introducing New Shareholders

Through hard work, dedication, and passion for their work, we congratulate the newest shareholders of Fehr & Peers.
Visualizing VMT Per Capita

Visualizing VMT Per Capita

Our new VMT+ Tool provides a combination of resources to visualize VMT per capita at the Census Block Group level throughout California.
Staff Certifications 2022

Staff Certifications 2022

We are excited to celebrate our staff and their pursuit of professional growth and thank them for their dedication and passion for serving communities.
TRB 2023

TRB 2023

We’re excited to Envision a Transportation System for a Dynamic Future at TRB 2023. Learn more about our TRB plans and possible opportunities to talk careers with Fehr & Peers during the event.
Telework and VMT

Telework and VMT

Does working remotely mean we are driving less? The answer might surprise you.
A New Way To Build Transportation Capacity

A New Way To Build Transportation Capacity

Learn how a coalition of jurisdictions and community groups in Washington State pioneered a large-scale multimodal transportation planning approach that has improved highway capacity over the last twenty years and continues to guide future investments.
Evacuation Travel Time Analysis

Evacuation Travel Time Analysis

The ability for a community to evacuate quickly continues to be a top priority for agency staff in California. Learn about our Climate Group’s proactive research to address new CEQA requirements for producing evidence-based evacuation travel time analysis for land use projects.
Prioritizing People in Multimodal Design

Prioritizing People in Multimodal Design

Discover how one city is redesigning their streets to make experiencing destinations safer and more enjoyable, and how their process and design typology can be adapted to streets across the US.
Quantifying VMT Reduction

Quantifying VMT Reduction

How can transportation agencies reduce overall vehicle miles traveled and still generate revenue? In a recent study, we evaluated the impact of making transit free of charge compared to implementing a VMT tax and whether the costs for travelers is equitable.
Freight Greenhouse Gas Goals

Freight Greenhouse Gas Goals

Available guidance for agencies to gather an accurate picture of current freight activity is limited. Check out how this community defined their baseline in four steps to be able to evaluate freight zero emission zones as a strategy for meeting new climate and environmental policy goals.
How Vehicle Electrification Affects the Gas Tax

How Vehicle Electrification Affects the Gas Tax

With electric vehicle sales increasing, how durable is our ability to build and maintain highway and transit infrastructure through current gas tax measures? Explore the full scope of promoting a cleaner and more resilient transportation system.
2022 Staff Promotions

2022 Staff Promotions

Congratulations to 151 team members on earning promotions this year, and to these 46 individuals who achieved step-level promotions effective July 1.
Re-envisioning Long-Range Transportation Plans

Re-envisioning Long-Range Transportation Plans

Explore how four communities shifted their plans’ focus from a more traditional emphasis on vehicle capacity and roadway expansion to planning systems oriented around people.
Leveraging Grant Funds to Reach Vision Zero

Leveraging Grant Funds to Reach Vision Zero

Acquiring funding through grants and safety programs can challenging, but with appropriate planning and guidance, the process can be an easy first step in creating safe infrastructure systems.
Equity & Infrastructure Improvements

Equity & Infrastructure Improvements

It's not always clear which community members and roadway users are likely to benefit from large-scale infrastructure investments. Learn how activity-based models can help.