Planning
1. Transportation Planning
Transportation planning is the process of evaluating the current transportation infrastructure to identify existing issues, modeling and analyzing alternatives based on future transportation needs, and evaluation and selection of policies and concepts through stakeholder and public forums. Transportation planning helps shape how a community or city grows by evaluating everything from streets and highways to public transit and bike lanes.
        2. Transportation Master Plans
Provide transportation master plans to public clients. This requires specialized knowledge and collection of the following information:
a) Current Traffic Volume Data
b) Street Geometric Information
c) Traffic Control Types
d) Current Land Use and Zoning Information
e) Future Proposed Land Use and Zoning Information
f) Current and/or Projected Street Classifications
                                                                    Studies
                                                      1. Data Collection
Utilize the latest electronic equipment available to collect accurate traffic data. This data is used to complete traffic studies including:
a) Traffic Impact Studies
b) Operational Analysis Studies
c) Intelligent Transportation Systems
d) Classification Studies
e) Travel Time and Delay Studies
f) Vehicle Gap Studies
                                                                2.  Signal Warrant Analysis
Traffic signal warrant analysis includes the collection of:
a) Current and/or Projected Traffic Volume Data
b) Pedestrian Volume Data
c) Historical Crash Data
This information determines the need for a traffic signal to improve the overall safety and efficiency of a given intersection.
                                                              3. Modeling and Analysis
Utilize the latest versions of Synchro, HCS, SIDRA, and Transmodeler as well as other traffic simulation models to analyze the following:
a) Traffic Flow Characteristics of Intersections
b) Street Networks
c) Corridors
d) Interchanges
e) Highways
This analysis is used to determine optimum traffic signal timing for isolated signalized intersections and coordinated traffic signal systems. It can also be used to review existing geometric alignments or future geometric changes to intersections, streets and highway interchanges.

                                                 4. Traffic Impact Analysis
Perform TIA is to forecast, describe, and analyze the traffic and transit effects a development may have on the existing and future infrastructure. TEC conducts traffic impact studies and analysis for developments of all sizes including commercial, residential, institutional (school) and combinations of mixed land use. The current traffic data is combined with projected traffic volumes to determine the expected impact on traffic in regards to the new development. 

                                                5. Parking Studies

Perform parking studies to collect required information regarding capacity and use of new or existing parking facilities. Parking studies may be limited to a particular traffic producer like a retail store or an entire area such as a central business district. Once the study area has been determined, there are different types of parking studies that may be required. Typically Parking Studies include the following:
a) Inventory of Parking Facilities
b) Accumulation Counts
c) Duration and Turnover Surveys
d) User Information Surveys
e) Land Use Method of Determining Demand
                                                             
                                                                      

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