Cambridge Systematics (CS) announces the addition of Herbert Higginbotham to the firm, to head its Transit and Shared Mobility Practice.

CS Principals John Duesing and John Lewis presented on the development of a freight forecasting model at an Etihad Rail stakeholder workshop in Abu Dhabi. Duesing and Lewis, on behalf of Etihad Rail, introduced the project to stakeholders and discussed data for the forecasting tool. Click here to read about the United Arab Emirates Etihad Rail in Gulf News. 

Cambridge Systematics (CS) made a $1,000 charitable donation to each of twelve nonprofits that help support education and/or transportation. The staff in the firm’s twelve offices chose the following organizations that serve their local communities to receive the donations:

CS’ Paula Dowell, Principal, and Katie Kirk, Associate, presented on two development opportunities for a multimodal port feasibility study for the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce. During the meeting, regional leaders agreed to form a port authority and move forward with planning the newly established public port site. Click here  to read more.

METRO Magazine published 4 Ways Transit Agencies Can Amp Up Asset Management, by Andreas Aeppli, Principal, and Kyle Emge, Software Product Line Manager of CS Software. In the article, Aeppli and Emge describe how collaborating with other agencies, leveraging open source software, building a culture of asset management and streamlining data flows can help transportation agencies expand the benefits of asset management. Click the PDF below to read the article.

Recognized as the “highest ranking firm,” by Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Executive Director, Clay Barnett, Cambridge Systematics experts are eager to begin the Grayson County Freight Mobility Plan. This project coincides with CS’ work on the statewide Texas Freight Mobility Plan implementation, enabling our experts to apply their deep knowledge of the state’s transportation systems to a localized freight plan.

FleetOwner reported on the 2018 TRB Annual Meeting presentation on Vehicle Inventory and Use Surveys (VIUS) by CS' Jim Brogan and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics' Joy Sharp about Cambridge Systematics’ work with California and the possible resurgence of the Federal VIUS. The article cited some of the findings Brogan shared ahead of the planned summer publication of the results. Click here to read the article.

On Saturday, January 6th, Joseph Chow, PhD, PE, of New York University’s (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering received the Cambridge Systematics New Faculty Award at the Council of University Transportation Center’s annual award banquet in Washington, DC. 

The Cambridge Systematics (CS) New Faculty Award is given annually to a tenure-track faculty member in transportation education. The $2000 award recognizes outstanding teaching and research contributions to the transportation field.

Reflecting the dramatic growth, impact and continued promise of TransAMthe first open-source asset management platform for transportation—Cambridge Systematics (CS) welcomes Kyle Emge in the new role of TransAM Product Line Manager.

METRO Magazine published Maintaining a State of Good Repair: Leveraging Asset Management Programs and Platforms, by CS Software senior professionals Reagan Lynn and Jack Birger. In the article, Lynn and Birger describe why agencies are turning to versatile asset management platforms to help streamline their processes and meet federal requirements. Click the PDF below to read the article.

Mentioned in a Fulton Sun article, Cambridge Systematics experts Paula Dowell and Katie Kirk are examining two potential sites as part of the port feasibility study for the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce. Click here to read the article. 

Mentioned in a Jackson Hole News & Guide article, CS’ Sean McAtee presented the travel-demand model created for Teton County at a recent community open house. McAtee explained how data will be used in the model to help the decision making process for future proposed projects. Click here to read the article.  

The Urban Transportation Monitor published Multi-Agency Collaboration Through Asset Management Platforms, by senior associate Sarah Anderson and senior professional Reagan Lynn of CS Software. In this article our experts explain the advantages and challenges of asset management collaboration and software’s role in helping agencies meet federal reporting requirements. Click the PDF below to read the article.

Mentioned in Heavy Duty Trucking, GDOT is moving forward with constructing commercial vehicle only lanes between McDonough and Macon.  The project is estimated to help reduce delays by 40% along I-75 where the project is located, improve safety and drive economic growth according to analysis conducted by CS.  Click here to read the article. 

Featured in a NRDC blog post, Cambridge Systematics’ and Georgetown Climate Center’s 2015 report Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation: Opportunities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic supports that investing in a modern, clean transportation system provides significant economic benefits.