The following is a representative list of contracts recently awarded to Cambridge Systematics.
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Data Collection Planning
Develop a new process of data collection for items such as include travel time, origin/destination data, and crash data, to address long and short-term needs of the region and support current and future performance-based planning requirements.
FHWA Office of Transportation Policy Studies Model Review and Assessment
Evaluate major analysis tools and national level models that are critical to policy analysis in the areas of pavement performance analysis, bridge and structure analysis, modal shift analysis, and highway revenue forecasting.
FHWA Urban and Rural Area Target Setting Plan
Develop guidance and training materials in setting safety targets in urban and rural areas for states and MPOs as required by MAP-21, by examining current approaches, trends, and other data.
Massachusetts DOT Highway Asset Management Strategic Plan
Advance the DOT’s comprehensive asset management program by developing an enterprise strategy, evaluating existing data and systems, identifying opportunities for improvement, and creating an implementation plan and roadmap.
Oklahoma DOT Multimodal Freight System Study
Identify key issues hindering efficient freight movements in the state, and develop guidance on effectively integrating these system issues within the transportation planning and programming process in compliance with MAP-21 requirements.
VIA Metropolitan Transit Comprehensive Implementation Plan
Develop an implementation plan that builds on the 2011 LRCTP, including application and evaluation measures, that incorporate and support transit corridors, project selection, and investment decisions in the San Antonio region.
Wisconsin DOT Statewide Network Development
Develop a new statewide modeling network, including a statewide geodatabase, that can be linked with regional model networks. Update model using 2009 National Household Travel survey to analyze changes in State travel patterns.
Connecticut DOT Travel Demand Model Development
Develop a new statewide model to analyze multimodal planning needs, including roadway construction and improvements, transit, road pricing, and policy, and the effects on interstate travel.
FHWA Census Transportation Planning Products Support
Support the Office of Planning by assisting planners and policy analysts with the proper use of the CTPP, ACS, and decennial Census data.
FHWA Freight Performance Measures
Analyze freight bottlenecks, goods movement reliability and travel time, and truck volume congestion to support the Office of Freight’s guidance to states and MPOs in meeting MAP-21 requirements.
FHWA Integrated Corridor Management Support
Continue to conduct analysis, modeling, and simulation activities to support the advancement of ITS technologies in major transportation corridors.
FHWA Transportation Operations Planning
Conduct workshops, assess organizational maturity, and develop implementation plans using SHRP 2 products to advance TSMO programs at the state, regional, and local levels.
Standing Committee on Performance Management Strategic Plan
Update the AASHTO SCOPM’s Strategic Plan based on the results of a survey and workshop with Committee members.
AASHTO Harmonizing OS/OW Truck Permitting Requirements
Analyze travel conditions to support synchronization of minimum standards for state-issued trip permits for oversize/overweight vehicles, and provide recommendations for improved guidelines.
Arizona Strategic Highway Safety Plan
Provide services to support the update and implementation of Arizona's SHSP to comply with MAP-21 requirements, including stakeholder outreach.
Colorado DOT Strategic Highway Safety Plan
Update Colorado’s SHSP to comply with MAP-21 requirements, through data collection and analysis, stakeholder collaboration, and the creation of all collateral materials to communicate and support its release to the public.
FHWA Performance Based Planning and Programming Peer Exchanges
Prepare and facilitate a series of peer exchanges on performance-based planning and programming, with a focus on addressing MAP-21 implementation challenges at State DOT’s.
FHWA Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Analysis Study
Analyze the impacts of Hurricane Sandy on the multimodal transportation system in CT, NJ, and NY, including climate change and extreme weather vulnerability, and adaptation strategies to enhance the tri-state region's resiliency.
Memphis MPO Travel Demand Model Development
Conduct and analyze the results of the region’s household travel, onboard transit, freight and truck, and bicycle-pedestrian surveys, and develop a new travel demand model to include survey results and additional counties in the Mid-South Region.
San Diego Association of Governments Parking Management Study
Analyze the effects of parking management strategies on travel behavior, local economy, and agency budgets and develop guidance for agencies on implementing parking management plans.
Virginia DOT Multimodal Freight Plan
Support the development of a MAP-21 compliant Statewide Freight Plan and provide guidance on freight policies, investment strategies, and stakeholder outreach.
AASHTO Freight Transportation Programs
Research evolving organizational approaches, trends, issues, and best practices to managing state and multistate freight transportation programs.
Baltimore Activity-Based Model
Develop a new activity-based travel demand model to address planning needs in the region, including policies and strategies for land use, transit, roadway networks, road pricing, and other trends.
Caltrans Congestion Relief Analysis Study
Use dynamic simulation models to analyze the feasibility of implementing active traffic management strategies in Caltrans District 7 freeway corridors.
FHWA Office of Policy Support
Under a third successive contract, provide on-call services for the Office of Policy, including analysis of transportation programs, projects, funding, performance, and other data that support the advancement of FHWA's policy initiatives.
Florida DOT Performance Measurement Analysis
Cambridge Systematics is developing a multimodal mobility performance measures program. Evaluate performance measurement approaches outlined in the Highway Capacity Manual, those developed and used by the Texas Transportation Institution, and the DOT's current approaches, including findings and recommendations.
San Francisco BART Transit Forecast Study
Using cell phone data and the Transit Competitive Index, conduct market analysis to identify and evaluate alternatives for improving rapid transit to Livermore, and develop ridership potential for each alternative.
US 70 Corridor Coalition Economic Impact Study
Conduct an economic impact and opportunities assessment to examine the impacts of investing in an interstate quality corridor connecting Raleigh to Moorehead City.
Florida DOT Mobility Performance Measures Planning
Assess the feasibility of using real-time data for mobility performance measurement and recommend procedures to plan for transitioning from using modeled data to real-time data.
Georgia DOT Statewide Transportation Plan
Under a third successive contract, update the Statewide Transportation Plan to include new performance measurement requirements of MAP-21, and integrate the plan with the Statewide Strategic Transportation Plan.
New Hampshire DOT Rail and Transit Alternatives Study
As part of a team, use dynamic models and economic impact analysis to analyze a range of alternatives for commuters in a corridor extending from Lowell, Massachusetts to Nashua, Manchester, and Concord, New Hampshire, and prepare a Federal strategy for this grant funded study.
West Virginia Governor’s Highway Safety Plan
Update West Virginia’s HSP to comply with MAP-21 and NHTSA requirements, and identify efforts to coordinate the HSP, data collection, and information systems with the State’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan.
Colorado DOT Statewide and Local Transit Plan
As part of a team, assist in preparing Colorado's first ever Statewide and Local Transit Plan by examining asset management and performance-based planning approaches; identifying potential financing sources; and completing capital investment plans.
FHWA Performance Based Planning and Programming Instructional Workshops
Develop and facilitate a series of workshops targeting state DOT, MPO, and transit representatives to promote collaboration and demonstrate how agencies are currently using performance measures.
GHSA Traffic Records Plan
Prepare and conduct a training course to inform and advise State Highway Safety Office directors of the data needs, data sources, and relationship of data to their planning responsibilities under MAP-21.
NCHRP Planning Practices Research and Snapshot Development
Research current transportation planning activities and develop a series of snapshots exemplifying effective and innovative practices across a range of topics to help transportation agencies improve their own practices and results.
Colorado DOT Asset Management Support
Provide assistance with asset management, including the creation of a blueprint to help Colorado improve their state highway system long term with minimal resources.
Moscow Freight Study
As part of a team, develop a freight model to evaluate a range of freight related initiatives, including data collection and analysis and review of best international practices of freight logistics.
NYMTC Information Gateway Planning and Development
Develop a system using ITS, GIS, travel surveys and other appropriate data to assist transportation planners in the planning and programming decision-making process for use in the New York Metropolitan region.
SFCTA Parking Pricing and Regulation Forecast Study
Develop, analyze, and evaluate alternative parking and pricing options for both public and private on-and off-street parking to improve peak period congestion in San Francisco, including the economic impact of these scenarios.
SHRP 2 Reliability Implementation Support
Provide on-call services for the implementation of SHRP 2 Reliability products, including preparation, delivery, and maintenance of educational materials supporting the products.
Alaska DOT Asset Management Information Systems Plan
Provide assistance with analysis of existing systems and data related to asset management, including development and implementation of a framework and vision for a comprehensive Transportation Asset Management Information System (TAMIS).
ARC Mobility Management System Development
Develop and deploy One-Click software to provide veterans and other transportation disadvantaged populations in the Atlanta region with one system to manage available human service transportation services using a web browser or mobile device.
Georgia DOT Roadway and Bridge Forecasting Study
Use customized GIS based tool to assess the economic benefits of the DOT’s roadway and bridge projects and link the investments to the economic performance of the State’s economy.
Los Angeles County MTA Gateway Cities Transportation Strategic Plan and Evaluation Study
As part of the second phase of the 2045 Transportation Strategic Plan, develop a comprehensive transportation analysis of the entire Gateway Cities Area to understand the impacts of future transportation projects and to support investment decisions.
Miami-Dade MPO Southeastern Florida 2040 Regional Transportation Plan
As part of a team, continue providing services to develop a Regional Transportation Plan for Southeast Florida, including a regional funding analyses and performance measurement.
Chicago DOT Truck Route Planning Study
Assess and update Chicago’s truck route network using a performance-based approach, and provide the tools to establish a one-stop-shop for scheduling and routing freight movements.
Connecticut DOT Corridors Congestion Pricing Study
As part of a team, develop traffic and revenue forecasting models to assess the economic impact of tolling options for the I-95 and I-84 Corridors, as well as stakeholders acceptability.
Maine DOT Freight Strategic Plan
Continue to support Maine’s Freight Plan by assisting in the implementation of an updated freight strategy that identifies and addresses current and future issues facing the movement of freight, goods, and services in the state.
Douglas County C-470 Corridor Toll and Revenue Forecast Study
Use traffic and revenue forecasting models to assess regional diversions and the economic impact of tolling alternatives for the C-470 Corridor.
FHWA Asset Management Planning
As part of a team, provide state DOTs with guidance on developing asset management plans that comply with MAP-21, including the development of support tools.
FHWA Virtual Data Access Planning and Management
As part of a team, provide technical assistance to support transportation system performance measurement and management applications for the Office of Operations Research and Development. A current task is developing a virtual data access framework using real-world data.
Oregon DOT Freight Chokepoints Study
Examine the points into, within, and out of Oregon’s port terminals and cargo airports to address major issues facing the movement of freight, and provide specific transportation infrastructure and efficiency improvements.
Oregon Statewide Rail Plan
Develop a PRIIA compliant Statewide Rail Plan while focusing on the analysis of economic and environmental impacts, and coordinating long-term corridor service and investment efforts with bordering states.
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Transportation Improvement Planning
Update the Transportation Improvement Program project selection process, including the development of updated planning guidelines and support tools.
FHWA Intelligent Transportation Systems Planning
Provide on-call services for the Office of Operations, including the development of policy, programs, projects, technical tools, and performance measurement, and other activities that support the advancement of the Agency’s operations.
Louisiana DOT Strategic Highway Safety Plan
Continue to provide services to support the implementation and evaluation of Louisiana’s 2012 SHSP, including data collection and analysis, stakeholder outreach, and the development and delivery of safety training courses.
Mesoamerican Climate Change Plan
Develop transportation tools and guidance to help Mesoamerican countries effectively address climate change and support adaptation decisions.
FMCSA Analytical Assessment
As part of a team, analyze the current regulatory review process and the organization’s structure as it relates to the regulatory process, as well as provide recommendations to improve the Agency’s overall process and effectiveness.
North Carolina DOT I-95 Corridor Economic Impact Study
Use traffic forecasting models and dynamic economic models to assess the economic impact of regional growth on tolls and on stakeholder acceptability.
Sao Paulo Freight Origin-Destination Study
As part of a team, analyze freight operations data, including O/D shipping patterns, modal use, and logistics costs, and practices of urban goods movement to enhance urban transportation models and develop strategies for improving logistics efficiency.
FHWA Freight Advanced Traveler Information System (FRATIS) Development
The FRATIS projects will deploy freight-centric real-time traveler information systems in Los Angeles, CA and the South Florida region, with new applications, including truck-friendly dynamic routing, reductions in terminal turn times, reductions in bobtail trips, and improved disaster recovery capabilities (in South Florida).
Oregon DOT Transportation Systems Performance Measures Study
Analyze current and future performance measures that align and support Agency and Federal goals, utilizing improved data collection, analysis, and reporting methods.
Washington State Road User Feasibility Study
Assess the feasibility of transitioning from the gas tax to a road usageer charge in Washington State, and develop a work plan and budget for further evaluation.
Caltrans California Statewide Travel Demand Model Development
Update the California Statewide Travel Demand Model to meet a variety of planning and modeling objectives, policy issues, data, and analytic needs.
Florida Transportation Commission Expressway Authorities Study
Analyze project development, construction, maintenance, and operations to determine cost-saving and efficiency options among several expressway authorities across the State.
Caltrans Airport Transportation Forecasting Study
Use dynamic economic models and economic impact analysis to assess the benefits of linking California airports with regional land use and multimodal transportation planning.
Colorado DOT Operations Performance Measures Planning
Develop a framework of operations measures, including travel time reliability, as well as strategies that incorporate and support performance-based goals for inclusion in corridor planning, project selection and design, and investment decisions.
FHWA Dynamic Pricing Assessment
Review currently employed pricing schemes in the U.S. in order to inventory the array of strategies including variants from pre-set variable tolling to fully dynamically priced facilities.
FHWA Production Model Performance Reports Development
Develop performance report samples by selecting the measures, providing narrative, and creating the graphical approach to displaying the output data, as well as assisting the FHWA in determining how the reports will be delivered.
National Railroad Passenger Corporation Corridor Planning
Develop a new process for allocating costs of operating the Northeast Corridor among rail operators using the corridor in order to fulfill a Congressional mandate.
Chattanooga-Hamilton County/North Georgia 2040 Regional Transportation Plan
Continue to provide a broad range of support services to develop a Regional Transportation Plan, including emission reduction strategies and analyses.
Florida DOT District 4 Data Management and Analysis
As part of a team, continue providing services to develop a regional transit data warehouse for the four transit agencies operating in Southeast Florida for use in corridor and other planning studies.
Nevada DOT Strategic Highway Safety Summit
Assist in preparing and implementing a Statewide Traffic Safety Summit for safety stakeholders to discuss recent progress and achievements, as well as methods to improve the performance of the Strategic Highway Safety Plan.
Washington State Rail Plan
Develop a PRIIA compliant State Rail Plan while focusing on the coordination of long-term corridor service and investment efforts with bordering states and Canada, and the analysis of economic and environmental impacts.
AC Transit Bus Rapid Transit Consultant
As part of a team, continue to provide services to improve the speed and reliability of transit service for the East Bay Bus Rapid Transit Corridor.
FHWA Lower Functional Class Roadway Traffic Study
Analyze the best methods, processes, and approaches for computing and estimating vehicle-miles traveled using mathematical formulas and illustrations within a given geographic area.
NCHRP 8-36, Task 111 – U.S. Commuting and Travel Patterns Study
Develop datasets to assist agencies with the development of Commuting in America IV and other national, state, and metropolitan applications.
Ohio River Bridges Toll and Revenue Forecast Study
Use traffic and revenue forecasting models to assess the economic impact of regional growth on tolls, as well as potential risk factors.
Los Angeles DOT Mobility Performance Measurement Study
Develop a methodology for measuring the impacts of new development projects on multiple modes of travel for inclusion in the DOT’s Traffic Impact Analysis Guidelines, including data collection and analysis; acceptability to stakeholders; and mitigation measures.
Maryland DOT Transportation Policy and Planning
Continue to provide comprehensive on-call services to address key issues in the State, including transportation vision planning; performance measurement; environmental policy; and statewide multimodal systems planning.
Mississippi DOT Joint Rail Corridor Economic Impact Study
Examine the role of rail assets on the State’s economic vitality and determine if there is a need for public sector intervention in privately held assets, including public investment and additional private sector capital to preserve threatened rail assets.
National Railroad Passenger Corporation Corridor Planning
Provide on-call assistance with rail carrier cost allocation, policy, and economic management, including charting a vision and investment strategy for the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C. and Boston.
Virginia DOT Intermodal Plan
Provide on-call assistance for the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, including the development of multimodal Corridor Master Plans across the Commonwealth.
Florida DOT Strategic Highway Safety Plan
Update Florida’s 2006 Strategic Highway Safety Plan, including the creation of all collateral materials to communicate and support its release to the public.
NCHRP 25-38 – Input Guidelines for MOVES
Develop guidelines and provide datasets to assist agencies with their transition from the Environmental Protection Agency’s MOBILE5.2 to the latest version of Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator model, MOVES2010a.
NPS Financial Planning
As part of a team, develop a financial modeling tool for use in the National Parks Service’s Long-Range Transportation Plans and Integrated Park Improvement Plans.
Tennessee DOT OS/OW Permitting System Services and Software Development
Enhance our previously developed oversize/overweight Permitting System for the State, and provide policy, administrative, and information technology services related to the DOT’s operations.
West Virginia DOT Corridor Management Handbook
Prepare a comprehensive guide for state, regional, and local planners and officials that can be used in planning and developing corridor management and preservation plans addressing transportation and land-use issues.
Florida DOT District 4 Transportation Systems Management and Operations Plan
Provide on-call services for a Transportation Systems Management and Operations Plan, as part of a team, including the development of operating guidelines and decision support tools to optimize arterial management and operations.
I-67 Development Corporation Corridor Feasibility Study
Use travel demand estimation models and economic impact analysis to determine the economic benefits of a proposed limited access highway corridor between Bowling Green, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana.
MetroPlan Orlando Freight, Goods, and Services Plan and Evaluation Study
Develop a blueprint of actions to address the major issues and concerns facing the movement of freight, goods, and services in the area, including air quality, safety, congestion, and other community impacts.
Norwegian Road Federation Road Network Strategic Assessment
Review current cost and benefit estimation models to maintain and expand the road network in Norway, and provide state-of-art alternatives for long-term indirect economic effects of investments in road infrastructure.
U.S. EPA Transportation Emission Reduction and Fuel Savings Programs
Provide as-needed assistance, as part of a team, to support air quality improvement and reduction of fuel consumption programs for the Office of Transportation and Air Quality.
Florida DOT Economic Development Strategic Planning
As part of the 2060 Transportation Plan, develop Florida's first statewide strategic plan for economic development in partnership with 11 regional planning councils and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
Florida DOT Statewide Corridor Planning
Develop an approach for identifying and planning statewide or interregional transportation corridors that will be newly created or significantly enhanced over the next 50 years to meet future demand for moving people and freight.
Georgia DOT Strategic Plan and Asset Management Plan
Provide on-call assistance with strategic planning and asset management, including the creation of a sketch planning tool to help Georgia DOT analyze tradeoffs and support resource allocation decisions.
Idaho Transportation Department Freight Study and Rail Plan
Assist in preparing a Statewide Freight Plan and State Rail Plan through parallel planning activities that comply with state and Federal requirements.
New Jersey Transit State Rail Plan
Update the New Jersey State Rail Plan by focusing on compliance with the Federal Railroad Administration requirements, as part of a team providing on-call rail operations and infrastructure planning services.
NJTPA Regional GHG Emissions Mitigation Plan
Analyze transportation strategy options that reduce GHG emissions, and develop a toolkit for use by North Jersey Transportation Planning Agency member jurisdictions to help incorporate reduction estimates into transportation and land use plans.
U.S. EPA Environmental Innovations: Sustainable Approaches to Development
Serve as part of a team providing as needed assistance to support smart growth implementation and measurement for the Office of Sustainable Communities. A current task is developing a web-based sustainable communities hot report.