CS Software Supports the Mobility Data Interoperability Principles

CS is excited to support the Mobility Data Interoperability Principles as a co-signatory! At CS, we firmly believe that open data and interoperability lead to better transit information and more equitable transit outcomes. We’re proud to sign on to these...

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Trip Planning with Demand Responsive Transit - Part 2

In a previous post, we covered the basics of how we approach demand response trip planning at CS, and raised some issues about decisions and tradeoffs faced by transit agencies around demand response trip planning. Here, we want to consider two specific...

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TRB Conference on Advancing Transportation Equity (CATE) to Feature CS’ Dr. Paul Sorensen

At this year’s virtual Conference on Advancing Transportation Equity, Cambridge Systematics’ (CS) Dr. Paul Sorensen will join the technical session, “COVID-19 Impacts on Public Transit Service and Road Space”. Scheduled for 11am-12:15pm ET on Thursday,...

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Trip Planning with Demand Responsive Transit - Part 1

Long familiar to paratransit and rural riders, demand response transit options have become more common in recent years as transit agencies have experimented with new technology-enabled services. Federal funding support, private competition and...

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Building a TransAM Community

Through TransAM, our top priority is to help transportation agencies effectively address the challenges of asset performance management. In fact, many agencies face strikingly similar hurdles in managing asset life cycles, grants and funding, and project planning. That is why we’ve begun building a TransAM community.

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COVID-19 & Transit: Technological Innovations in Social Distancing

Do you take transit? Work in transit? If you answer yes to either, your experience is jarring: Transit has been turned upside down. News headlines have covered everything from decreased ridership and services, to budget cuts, and federal stimulus relief for transit systems.

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Data Warehouse Expertise

Big data in transportation is – you guessed it – getting even bigger.

But “Big data” is such an expansive topic that it deserves clarification. Google’s definition (almost by definition) should receive instant credibility: “Extremely large data...

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A New Open Source Dispatch Tool: Adapting the MBTA’s Skate

At CS, we’ve been working with open source transit software like OneBusAway and OpenTripPlanner for many years, and we believe in the community benefits of that approach. So when a new open source software application for transit appears on the scene, we...

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Making Software Easier

At Cambridge Systematics, we recognize that asset management can be a frustrating and complex process. That is why we continuously strive to provide asset and grant management software that is simple to operate, user-friendly, and streamlines business...

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