Cambridge Systematics is a leader in the development and use of simulation models for the analysis of transportation investments. We assist clients in modeling multimodal transportation; integrating macroscopic, mesoscopic, and microscopic models; and developing new techniques and guidance for simulation.
Planning & Policy
Agencies need forward-thinking guidance and ongoing support in implementing and managing complex transportation systems, from Intelligent Transportation Systems and travel demand models to asset management information systems and beyond. Cambridge Systematics plays a key role, through support contracts and on-call arrangements, in helping clients to address challenges and make use of systems-generated information for effective decision-making.
Automated and connected vehicles and other emerging technologies will bring transformative change to the world of transportation, and Cambridge Systematics is at the forefront of understanding the implications of these advances. We help clients explore how the emergence of these technologies will impact a range of issues, from vehicle ownership and miles traveled to land use and public transportation.
Improved data business planning is a pressing concern for transportation agencies, especially in response to Federal requirements. We help clients address challenges with data availability and integration, transparency and accountability, and processes and systems. Our expertise in collecting, analyzing, integrating and organizing data gives agency leaders the information necessary to make critical decisions. And—because we are planning and policy experts as well as technicians—our solutions account for future demands along with immediate needs.
Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and operational improvements have become central to transportation management. Cambridge Systematics leads in the development and application of ITS, and our team has built some of the field's most extensive ITS analysis, planning and evaluation tools. Our award-winning ITS work helps agencies make better use of today’s infrastructure, conserving scarce resources for the future.
Federal, state and local clients depend on Cambridge Systematics for a forward-looking approach to addressing air quality challenges. We help plan, design, analyze and evaluate transportation control measures to help clients meet ambient air quality standards. Our expertise spans emissions inventory development, conformity analysis, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program project evaluation, MOVES and EMFAC modeling, travel demand management (TDM), market-based measures, cost-effectiveness analyses, and project evaluation and monitoring.
A forward-thinking approach to operations planning is essential in transportation systems management. Cambridge Systematics leads in developing strategies and applying technologies that improve highway, transit and freight operations performance. We help clients identify and prioritize needs, build consensus among stakeholders, and create detailed plans to ensure continued success.