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.

Level of Traffic Stress

Level of Traffic Stress

Our research compared OSM-derived LTS scores against “ground-truthed” scores from Montgomery County, MD. Explore the strategies we identified to balance LTS accuracy and cost.
Curbs of the Future

Curbs of the Future

We partnered with Uber on two curb studies that reveal the potential to increase curb efficiency and productivity. Explore our Cincinnati and San Francisco Curb Studies.
Mind Maps

Mind Maps

The methods of communicating data analysis results are changing from static reports and figures to dynamic infographics, charts, tables, maps, and web stories.
Food for Thought from TRB 2019

Food for Thought from TRB 2019

"Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future" was the TRB 2019 theme. Here’s some insight from the meeting related to the future of vehicle travel.
Strategies to Reduce AV Impacts

Strategies to Reduce AV Impacts

Current trends suggest AVs will increase vehicle travel and reduce transit ridership. Find out how our modeling of measures can help mitigate the impacts of AVs.
Pedestrian Crossings

Pedestrian Crossings

Learn how the evolution of crossing treatments, guidance, and travel behavior is critical to addressing quality of life challenges and meeting expectations for those who walk.
Plan+

Plan+

Plan+ analyzes traffic and parking parameters for a development site, testing a variety of land use scenarios to find the scenario that achieves greatest transportation efficiency.
Vertical Take-Off & Landing

Vertical Take-Off & Landing

VTOL craft are likely to face regulatory and technological hurdles before moving from early testing to widespread use. Read on to explore the potential benefits and limitations.
Curbside Management

Curbside Management

Learn how we need to adapt policy and design to accommodate the changing transportation landscape.
vmt+

vmt+

Discover how to estimate a project’s VMT and GHG emissions using VMT+ designed to answer questions for both land use and infrastructure development projects.
mmlostoolkit

mmlostoolkit

Our Multimodal Level of Service (MMLOS) Toolkit provides qualitative measures to address client goals, as well as issues ignored in traditional vehicle LOS analysis.

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