What’s your region’s strategic direction? CS supported the Gulf Coast Community Foundation with a regional strategic scan to assess current conditions and emerging trends. Read about the report and thoughts from CS transportation planning expert Evan Enarson in SQR Magazine.

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ITE Journal published The Evolving Role of Transportation in Economic Development, by Paula Dowell, principal and director, and Isabel Victoria-Jaramillo, senior freight transportation economist, of the Economics Service Center at CS.

Is your statewide freight plan compliant with the FAST Act? David Willauer, CS Senior Associate, and L'Kiesha Markley, freight planning coordinator for the Maryland State Highway Administration, presented to the Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization on critical urban and rural freight corridors. Click here to read the article in Herald Mail Media. 

METRO Magazine published Modeling Future Mobility: New Challenges Demand a Broader Scope, by CS senior associate and travel demand modeler Marty Milkovits.

President and CEO Brad Wright announced the promotion of two staff to the role of Principal, followed by the announcement of the company’s annual Manheim and Taggart award recipients.

Many state and urban governments have set goals to increase active transportation. Is your region one of them?

CAMBRIDGE, MA — The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Innovations in Freight Data Workshop Planning Committee granted the “Best Data Fusion Application” award to the Mega-Regional Multi-Modal Agent-Based Behavioral Freight Model developed by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and a team of consultants led by Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

Quoted in WIRED, Tom Harrington, Senior Associate of CS’ Transportation Planning and Management business line, discusses how cities plan for disruption, such as during San Francisco’s massive power outage.

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Quoted in a Halogen Software news release, Linda Cataldo, Director of Human Resources, explains how the software complements CS’ people-centric workplace, where development goals and feedback are fundamental to our culture.

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Jim Brogan, Executive Vice President and Elaine McKenzie, Associate, of Cambridge Systematics worked with GLDPartners to assess trade-related infrastructure and define the best opportunities to grow trade and increase economic development in the greater Albuquerque region.

The CS and GLDPartners team recently completed this Transportation and Logistics Hub Study for the Mid-Region Council of Governments and the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Trade Alliance.

Civil + Structural Engineer published The Top Five Ways Transportation Impacts Economic Development, by CS Principal Paula Dowell. "With needs far exceeding available funding,” she writes, “transportation projects should be assessed for their wider impacts using sound economic analyses.” Click here to read the article. 

Sarah Anderson, Senior Associate, Cambridge Systematics, discusses how open-source platforms can save transit agencies money and provide other benefits.



* This article is shared with permission from the publishers of METRO Magazine, where it originally appeared in the issue released on February 28, 2017.

Paul Sorensen, Senior Software Project Manager, Cambridge Systematics, discusses how one rural county used open source computer-aided scheduling to enhance its transit systems.



* This article is shared with permission from the publishers of Community Transportation Magazine, where it originally appeared in the issue released on January 24, 2017.

Erik Cempel, Principal, Cambridge Systematics, discusses Trade-Off Analysis: Fundamental in the MAP-21 Era.*


CAMBRIDGE, MA — The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies) has selected a joint venture of Cambridge Systematics and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, to support the future interstate study mandated in Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (FAST Act).