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Blog posts supply careful consideration of industry trends and conditions.

Blog Post

5 Reasons Why Agencies Should Consider a Recurrent Travel Survey Program

23 January 2024

Household travel surveys (HTS), which are typically conducted every 10 years, have been an important instrument in the toolkit of state and regional transportation planners for decades. Decennial HTS deliver valuable, real-world data for travel…

5 Key Takeaways from the 2023 TRB Conference
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5 Key Takeaways From the 2023 Transportation Research Board Conference

26 January 2023

Earlier this month, RSGers traveled to Washington, DC, for the 102nd Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting. Following the numerous disruptions that began in 2020, we were excited to gather at the 2023 TRB conference…

Q&A with RSG's Theodore Mansfield.
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Q&A with Theodore Mansfield

06 December 2022

Walk around any downtown, and you will observe how the infrastructure has (or has not) encouraged people to choose travel modes other than the personal automobile. The operative word in the previous sentence is walk,…

White papers help clients make decisions through data and in-depth analysis of industry topics.

Strategies for Integrating Health Outcomes

into the Transportation Planning Process

The US Transportation system has a role to play in human health. Learn how agencies are developing new tools and methods to improve outcomes. Read more »

ActivitySim

An Advanced Activity-Based Travel Demand Model Built by and for Users

Activity-based models can answer today’s complex transportation planning questions. But only ActivitySim offers access to a growing community of expert users—and so much more. Read more »

Three Considerations Around Drone Noise and Strategies for Mitigation

The path ahead for drones looks more promising than ever. But as drones take off, noise remains an unresolved issue despite research confirming the sound from their operations is uniquely annoying. Read more »

Forecasting Tools in a Time of Disruption and Uncertainty

Evaluating complex systems to forecast future conditions has never been simple, but disruptive technological changes and outside shocks to the system (like the COVID-19 pandemic) have further challenged practitioners. Strategic models can helpRead more »

Case studies demonstrate deep expertise and a commitment to solving complex problems.

Case Study

Augmenting Travel Survey Data Using Big Data

Florida Department of Transportation

Our team worked with the Florida Department of Transportation and regional planning organizations to combine travel survey data and big data.

Case Study

State Transportation Equity Framework

Vermont Agency of Transportation

Our team worked to develop a Transportation Equity Framework for a state department of transportation looking to improve equitable outcomes.

Case Study

STOPS Model Calibration for the Midvalley Connector Project

Utah Transit Authority

Our team worked with the Utah Transit Authority to develop a model using FTA’s Simplified Trips-on-Project Software (STOPS).

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