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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 »


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.

Norfolk International Airport Travel Survey and Ridership Forecast


Our team worked with Hampton Roads Transit to survey airport travelers and develop ridership forecasts for light-rail transit and bus rapid transit services using the Federal Transit Administration's Simplified Trips-on-Project Software. Read more »

Sound Level Modeling and Monitoring


Our team worked with Sugar Creek Wind One to help realize our clean energy future by performing sound level modeling and monitoring for a 57-turbine wind farm in Logan County, Illinois. Read more »

Regional Transportation Analysis Project


Our team worked with the National Park Service (NPS) to evaluate the feasibility of using location-based services data (big data) to understand the travel patterns of visitors to Mount Rainier National Park. Read more »

Peer Review Forecasts


Our team worked with the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) to deliver advanced transportation forecasting services that provided a high-level peer review of existing ridership findings, which helped advance the overall project. Read more »

Treasure Valley Travel Survey


Our team worked with the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) to complete their latest household travel survey that included passively collected data (big data) analysis and transit on-board survey components. Read more »

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