Insights

Why Travel Efficiency Matters…

Transportation analysis practice would benefit from new metrics measuring efficiency and space utilization directly. Learn about the travel efficiency metric proposed by Uber.

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WTS San Diego Employer of the Year

Congratulations to our Southern California leaders who foster a diverse and inclusive culture of empowerment and to all of the Annual Awards winners. Thank you WTS for this honor!

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Lessons Shared and Learned at APBP 2019

Explore APBP 2019 conference insights, including the interaction between AVs and pedestrians, planning for safe and inclusive communities, and how agencies can prepare for micromobility.

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Seat Utilization

Learn how demand management can include a range of strategies from how roadways are operated and controlled to behavioral incentives that influence when and how much people travel and by what modes.

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Fehr & Peers Tacoma Opens its Doors

We’re thrilled to announce the opening of our Tacoma Office! Our new office will allow us to continue to grow, better serving our existing and new clients, and giving our staff the opportunity to call the South Sound home.

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Transit Ridership Planning

Learn about the many factors within transit agencies’ control that could help bus services build their competitive advantage in this era of new mobility.

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What are TNCs’ Share of VMT?

When Lyft and Uber came to us with a question — What are TNCs’ share of VMT? — we jumped at the opportunity to add to the dialogue about mobility and cities. Explore our analysis of six metro areas during a single month.

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Layered Networks

Learn how various modal layers can be overlaid to create a logical roadway network that can realistically and safely accommodate all travel modes.

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Celebrating 2019 Staff Promotions

While we had over 100 team members earn promotions this year, the following stellar individuals earned step-level promotions effective July 1, 2019. Congratulations to all!

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WTS San Francisco Employer of the Year

Congratulations to our Bay Area leaders who set the tone for our efforts to foster a diverse and inclusive culture of empowerment. Thank you to WTS for this honor, and congratulations to all of the Annual Awards winners!

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Intelligent Transportation Systems

Learn how many forward-thinking cities include ITS elements in their aspirations to evolve into smart cities – an urban area that uses technology to derive data and improve quality of life for citizens and visitors.

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TDM+ Quick-Response Tool

Obtaining reliable, usable data to evaluate real-world effectiveness of TDM strategies is a challenge. Our quick-response TDM+ tool can help bridge that gap.

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Complete Streets: Evaluating Success

Innovative complete streets design can help improve safety, as well as access and mobility for all. As design standards evolve, the need for evaluating new complete streets in a consistent manner grows.

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Autonomous Vehicles & Transportation Equity

While AVs harbor the risk of growing existing disparities, they also have potential to reduce current and future transportation inequity. Learn how policy makers and transportation planners can change the trajectory of AV impacts for the better by putting proper policies and plans in place today.

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Introducing CurbSpace+

The future is inherently uncertain, but we provide tools that allow you to speak confidently about potential outcomes. Our latest tool, CurbSpace+ lets you put projects of varying sizes and use compositions through their paces in future vehicle fleet scenarios of your choice.

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Level of Traffic Stress

In a recent research effort we compared OSM-derived LTS scores against “ground-truthed” scores from Montgomery County, Maryland. Explore the strategies we identified to balance LTS accuracy and cost.

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Curbs of the Future

We recently partnered with Uber on two curb studies that reveal the potential to increase efficiency and productivity at and around the curb. Read on to explore our Cincinnati and San Francisco Curb Studies.

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Takeaways from TRB 2019

The 98th TRB Annual Meeting was focused on a theme of “Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future.” Here’s some food for thought from the Meeting related to the future of vehicle travel…

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Strategies to Reduce AV Impacts

Current trends and market forces suggest that AVs will substantially increase vehicle travel and reduce transit use. Can countermeasures be applied that will prevent these impacts? Find out how our modeling of measures can help mitigate the impacts.

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Unfiltered Career Insights

In November 2018, a panel of Fehr & Peers staff engaged with transportation engineering and planning students across the country to share about their career development at Fehr & Peers. Weren’t able to make it to the live webinar? Check out the recording.

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What AV Adoption Timeline Can We Expect?

In order to shed some light on this question, Fehr & Peers conducted a detailed review of autonomous vehicle (AV) adoption timeline predictions. Take a look at our latest predictions and key takeaways.

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Expanding Mobility in the Bay Area by Partnering with Ford GoBike

Fehr & Peers supported the ten-fold expansion of a bike share system in the Bay Area from a 700-bicycle pilot program in two cities to a contiguous 7,000-bicycle system in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville and San Jose. Take a look at how some of our site plans have translated into functioning stations.

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Electric/Shared Mobility

Electric kick scooters (e-scooters) and electric bikes (e-bikes) are showing up in cities as another trend in the world of on-demand mobility. Take a look at the current status, possible benefits, and limitations.

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