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Arlington, Virginia
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St. Augustine, Florida
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, IL 60601
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Evansville, Indiana
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Evansville, IN 47714
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Portland, Oregon
P 503 200 6600
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News

01.18.2017

RSG Project Highlighted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (Pittsburgh regional planning agency) freight plan that RSG helped create, in collaboration with WRA, was featured earlier this week in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The article, titled “Pittsburgh regional freight movement expected to increase 40 percent by 2040,” covered the highlights of the plan, particularly the dramatic increase in freight movement projected for the region over the next few decades and what performance measures should be carefully monitored to accommodate this growth.

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01.12.2017

RSG Senior Director Quoted in Article on Freight Movement

RSG Senior Director Peter Plumeau was quoted in an article this week in “Transport Topics.” The article, titled “Experts Say Lack of Public Understanding Complicates Urban Freight Movement” highlights the topics covered at a Transportation Research Board (TRB) freight panel at the TRB Annual Meeting on Monday morning. In particular, the panel discussed the disconnect between the government agencies that regulate freight and the companies that move it.

Transport Topics Article »

01.04.2017

RSG Director Appointed Chair of ITE Strategic Initiatives Committee

RSG Director Steven Gayle was recently selected by Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) International President Shawn Leight to chair the ITE Strategic Initiatives Committee. This committee is tasked with working alongside the ITE Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and senior staff to develop recommendations to keep ITE relevant and growing in a world where both transportation and professional organizations are dynamically evolving.

ITE Website »

12.13.2016

RSG Recognized as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”

RSG earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2016 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. RSG was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement.

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12.02.2016

RSG Director to Present at Portland State University TREC Seminar Series

RSG Director Joel Freedman will present this afternoon as part of Portland State University’s TREC seminar series. As a nationally recognized leader in the development and application of advanced travel demand forecasting models, Joel will share details about activity-based model pricing and reliability enhancements implemented in the San Diego, California region.

Interested to hear more? Tune in at 3PM ET to stream it live: http://trec.pdx.edu/events/professional-development/pricing-and-reliabil...

11.30.2016

RSG Senior Consultant Presents at INRO Model City Portland Conference

RSG Senior Consultant Ben Stabler presented at the INRO Model City Portland Conference in Portland, Oregon. His presentation, titled “Development of an Open Matrix Emme Integration Tool,” shared about the tool he worked with INRO to build that reads and writes open matrix for easier integration with third-party software. This tool is now being used by metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) in Eugene, OR and Portland, OR.

Conference Details »

11.22.2016

RSG Project Highlighted in Burlington Free Press

Last week, the Burlington Free Press highlighted an RSG project for the City of Burlington, Vermont being led by RSG's Corey Mack and staffed by Roxanne Meuse. South End Burlington’s “Little Five Corners” – a five-legged intersection traveled by residents, commuters, and visitors of the independent businesses and small park located there – has long plagued those passing through. RSG has been contracted to identify and develop alternatives for this challenging space to make it safer and more accessible for people walking and bicycling, as well as to enhance the neighborhood as a whole.
 
To ensure a vibrant public participation process, Corey modified the typical indoor public meeting and had participants gather at the site to walk around the intersection and discuss the current layout, significant concerns, and possibilities for improvement. Ideas were brought to life back at the table Corey had set up in the park with a large aerial photo of the intersection on which participants could draw and erase. Back in the office (just a few blocks from the project site), the RSG team will now incorporate the local insight and ideas discussed at this meeting into the project’s next steps.

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10.18.2016

RSG Director Invited to Help Develop Woodchip Heating Standard

John Hinckley, RSG’s Director of Air Quality Permitting, was recently invited to help develop a national woodchip heating standard to improve the performance, efficiency, and reliability of woodchip heating systems. He brings his expertise in emissions control and air quality permitting to the 15-member advisory committee, which represents diverse interests from across the country. The development of this standard will help improve air quality by reducing emissions from woodchip heating equipment.

National Woodchip Heating Fuel Technical Quality Standard Project »

09.20.2016

RSG Senior Engineer Awarded US Patent

RSG’s Karl Washburn was recently co-awarded US Patent 9,438,991, “Sound feedback system for vehicles”. This patent links autonomous “follower” agricultural equipment to a person monitoring their activity and health. Co-inventors include Karl’s former colleagues at Deere & Company - Julian Sanchez, Kristin Sullivan, and Noel Anderson.

Patent Summary »

09.16.2016

RSG Senior Engineer Speaks to BYU ASCE Chapter

RSG’s Kordel Braley spoke with Brigham Young University’s ASCE Chapter yesterday in Provo, Utah. He discussed RSG’s recent work on the Provo-Orem Transportation Improvement Project (POTIP), which will add general purpose lanes and bus rapid transit (BRT) along a congested corridor between Provo and Orem. RSG performed micro-simulation analysis, ridership forecasts, and analyzed the effects of transit signal priority (TSP).

Provo-Orem Transportation Improvement Project »

09.14.2016

RSG Releases New Version of rMove™

The latest version of RSG’s smartphone-based travel survey app, rMove™, was recently released to the Google Play and iTunes stores. This latest update, Version 2.3, debuts rMove’s new branding and includes updates such as user interface upgrades, proxy reporting for children, and in-app help.
This release was planned in advance of the Ohio Moves Transportation Survey which launched yesterday. The data collected through rMove will be used to inform travel forecasting models and ultimately inform ODOT’s future investments in transportation.

rMove Website »

09.13.2016

NHDOT Releases Bike-Ped Guide

The NHDOT recently released “Your Guide to Promoting Walking and Bicycling Accommodations in New Hampshire.” RSG worked with the NHDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Advisory Committee (BPTAC) to develop the guide. It is designed to help anyone interested in improving the conditions for bicycling and walking in their communities by providing useful information on how and when to get involved in projects, and the various ways a project can be initiated, planned, and built, as well as reasons why someone should care about bicycling and walking.

Your Guide to Promoting Walking and Bicycling Accommodations in New Hampshire »

09.12.2016

Three Consultants to Present Four Sessions at TRB’s Tools of the Trade Conference

RSG consultants will lead four sessions this week at the 15th National TRB ‘Tools of the Trade’ Conference in Charleston, SC. The conference is designed to share knowledge on factors affecting the planning, development, programming, and implementation of multi-modal transportation facilities for small and medium-sized communities.

Conference Details »

08.22.2016

RSG Helps Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Release MTA eTix App

Earlier this summer, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) announced the release of their new app, MTA eTix®. The app allows New York’s Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad customers to purchase train tickets anytime, anywhere with their mobile devices. According to Governor Cuomo, “This new app puts riders first by eliminating the ticket line and helping New Yorkers and visitors get where they need to go with more freedom and convenience than ever before.”

RSG conducted significant market research to help design the software specs and the user interface to ensure the app is well received and heavily utilized by riders.

MTA eTix App »

08.04.2016

RSG Consultant Leading Travel Model Network Sharing

RSG Senior Consultant Ben Stabler is coordinating a working group to modernize an online repository for travel model networks for research, testing, and education, and to set up and maintain a community around it. This work is being done as part of the TRB Committee ADB30(4) – Transportation Network Modeling; Network Models in Practice Subcommittee. Interested contributors are encouraged to visit the site and share their networks with the community.

http://trb-networkmodeling.org/testdata »