Cambridge Systematics continues to serve a growing list of international clients and the recent decision to expand our presence in India is part of a strategy to better serve this global client base. Our services to international clients include the full range of our specialties, including policy development, strategic planning, and management; performance management; asset management; systems planning; economic analysis; safety; investment analysis; forecasting and simulation; climate change and emissions reduction strategies; freight systems and intermodal planning; traffic and revenue forecasting; and operations and intelligent transportation systems. Cambridge Systematics’ depth of experience in all these areas allows us to bring global best practices to both our domestic and international clients. Selected experience includes:
Travel Forecasting: Cambridge Systematics has been involved in a broad range of international projects focused on developing and applying travel demand models. Cambridge Systematics developed state-of-the-art travel models for the Amsterdam and the Tel Aviv metropolitan areas, an inter-regional travel model for Germany, and modeling support for a number of capacity expansion projects in Qatar. Cambridge Systematics has been part of teams developing and applying travel models for high-speed rail projects in Italy and Australia and for traffic revenue forecasts for a new toll bridge in Argentina and tolled motorways in the United Kingdom.
Asset Management and Performance Management: Cambridge Systematics has developed asset management systems for a number of international clients, including pavement, bridge, and maintenance management systems work in Finland; a bridge management system for Sweden; and a pavement management system for Israel. Cambridge Systematics has provided training for the Pontis® bridge management system in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Cambridge Systematics staff have played leadership roles in organizing two international conferences on performance management and participated in a 2010 international scan on performance management identifying best practices in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia, and New Zealand.
Transportation Policy: Cambridge Systematics has assisted international clients and international aid agencies on a range of transportation policy issues. For the World Bank, Cambridge Systematics has assisted in developing a "Freight Policy Toolkit," developed a methodology for assessing the greenhouse gas impacts of transportation projects and participated in an evaluation of the Bank’s highway investment program in China, and developed short-term policies and interventions to reduce logistics costs in Vietnam. For the City of Moscow, Cambridge Systematics developed recommendations for establishing a long term transportation system planning process and for the Mexico City evaluated the feasibility of an auto-restricted zone in the central historic district. For the London Docklands district, Cambridge Systematics assessed transit access options.
Economic Feasibility and Impact Studies: Cambridge Systematics has been involved in a broad range of projects evaluating the economic impacts of specific transportation investment projects and their relationship to broader economic development strategies. Examples include airport expansion projects in Scotland and Japan; highway investments in Finland; and a new river crossing in Edinburgh, Scotland.