Cambridge Systematics Ask the Experts

Cambridge Systematics was founded as a company dedicated to applying "systematic analysis to problems of transportation, the environment, urban development, and regional planning." Embracing these values – objectivity, independent thought, systematic analysis, and collaboration – has earned the firm distinction in our field and continued success.

After 40 years, Cambridge Systematics is still dedicated to staying on the leading edge of transportation issues. In this section, our staff answer challenging and timely questions about critical issues facing the transportation industry today. Cambridge Systematics maintains one of the most highly regarded, intelligent, and cutting-edge transportation consulting teams in the industry. Our team is comprised of expert planners, analysts, and modelers who understand the issues facing our clients today. Our advice is supported by objective analysis, innovative thinking, customized software applications, and hands-on experience. Transportation leaders turn to Cambridge Systematics because we have the best industry knowledge, experience, and tools.

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  • How can a regional model be used to evaluate construction alternatives? read more
  • Near-Shoring: Does Mexico make sense as a sourcing location for manufacturers? read more
  • Freight Planning Approaches to Comply with MAP-21 read more
  • Implementing the Systemic Approach to Safety read more
  • A Framework for Institutionalizing Safety in the Transportation Planning Process read more
  • Developing Models That Consider Logistics Paths Used by Freight read more
  • Commodity Flow Databases in MPO Travel Demand Models read more
  • Developing ITS Mobility Applications for Freight Operations read more
  • Using MOVES, the EPA’s New Emissions Model read more
  • Linking Performance Metrics to Livability and Sustainability Goals and Objectives read more
  • Planning for Sustainable and Livable Communities read more
  • Performance-based Planning read more
  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Supporting Energy Independence at the State and Regional Levels read more
  • Integrating Economic Analysis into Transportation Planning read more
  • Integrated Corridor Management read more
  • Public Transportation Challenges read more


Ask the Experts Archive

Leveraging Freight Data read more

Tolling and Road Pricing read more

Transportation Finance read more

Climate Change and Transportation read more

Measuring Transportation System Performance read more

Safety of Our Transportation Systems read more

Challenges and Opportunities for the Nation’s Freight System read more

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