Drones may be quieter than most aircraft—but the sound they emit can be uniquely annoying. To reduce the impact of drones’ noise, planning for their operations requires an innovative approach.

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A Revolutionary and Collective Approach to Travel Demand Modeling

Sponsored by AMPO, RSG has authored ActivitySim, an open-sourced platform for activity-based travel modeling. ActivitySim illustrates how we can accomplish more through collaboration. Learn more »

Evaluating Demand for An Urban Air Taxi Service

RSG partnered with a major transportation network company to develop a mode choice model for a new air taxi service in two US pilot cities. Learn more »

STOPS: A Requirement for FTA Project Evaluation

RSG developed STOPS, a simplified forecasting approach that streamlines the development of ridership forecasts that are a key element of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) project evaluation. Learn more »

News & Events


Seven Days newspaper interviews RSG Sr. Director on commercial drone noise

12.02.2020 - 12.03.2020

RSG Sr. Director and Director to present at Technology for a Quieter America virtual workshop


RSG Sr. Director presents at Big Data Meets Survey Science Conference (BigSurv20)


RSG Data Scientist organizes Data Workflow Tools + Tricks learning session


RSG Sr. Director honored with The William W. Lang Award for the Distinguished Noise Control Engineer

10.19.2020 - 10.21.2020

RSG Director to present at first-ever Quiet Drones Symposium

10.06.2020 - 10.22.2020

RSG Vice President and Senior Consultant to lead presentation on the effects of COVID-19 on transportation and planning


RSG-authored op-ed published in Eno Transportation Weekly


RSG Director published in ITE Journal on transportation’s role in rural communities


RSG to help lead ActivitySim learning session