Recent Projects

Recent Projects

LA Metro Headway-Based Operations Pilot

LA Metro Headway-Based Operations Pilot

TMD is working with LA Metro to develop a pilot program to test headway-based operations on a few of their major routes. Implementing headway-based operation was part of the LA NextGen Bus Plan which radically redesigned the bus network in Los Angeles County.

Kings County (KART) Fixed-Route Schedule Study

Kings County (KART) Fixed-Route Schedule Study

Due to constrained space, a new transit center will be built approximately three blocks from the current location as part of the Downtown revitalization. This study is developing a new route structure to serve the new transit center and improve access throughout the community.

Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) On-Call Planning and Scheduling Services

Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) On-Call Planning and Scheduling Services

TMD is currently providing planning, scheduling, operations, and management support to the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) as part of a multi-year project.

Solano Transportation Authority Connected Mobility Implementation Plan

Solano Transportation Authority Connected Mobility Implementation Plan

The CMIP is examining all mobility programs to identify gaps and deficiencies, and to develop an integrated and coherent plan for mobility in Solano County that will reduce the percentage of single-occupancy vehicle trips, achieve greenhouse gas emissions reductions, adapt to post-Covid travel behavior changes and implement recommendations of the MTC Blue Ribbon Recovery Task Force to better integrate all transit service in the Bay Area.

Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) Short Range Transit Plan

Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) Short Range Transit Plan

The MCAG Short Range Transit Plan takes a comprehensive look at all transit service provided in Merced County, CA. Merced is primarily an agricultural county that includes the newest University of California campus and has experienced considerable population growth driven by individuals seeking more affordable housing compared to Silicon Valley.

RTC Washoe Transit Optimization Plan Strategies (TOPS)

RTC Washoe Transit Optimization Plan Strategies (TOPS)

TMD is working with the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County to develop a five-year plan for public transportation services in Reno, Sparks, and other communities in Washoe County Nevada. The study is using ridership, demographics, and location-based data to determine how to best serve this growing area. Recommendations include changes to many of the

OCTA Fixed-Route Bus Restructuring Study

OCTA Fixed-Route Bus Restructuring Study

TMD is working with OCTA to redesign the OCBus network to reflect current travel patterns. This study involves a comprehensive look at regional travel and ridership in 2019 and 2021 to see how the pandemic has affected the demand for local bus service.

NAIPTA (Flagstaff) Mountain Line Strategic Investment Plan

NAIPTA (Flagstaff) Mountain Line Strategic Investment Plan

TMD recently completed a Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) for Mountain Line, which provided recommendations for investment in network improvements, enhanced operations, transit priority, and ZEB implementation.

NJ TRANSIT NewBus Newark Bus Network Redesign

NJ TRANSIT NewBus Newark Bus Network Redesign

TMD is working with New Jersey Transit to redesign the local bus network in and around Newark. The intrastate network has remained relatively static for decades, despite revitalization in downtown Newark and significant changes and growth in the surrounding cities.

Forward With MAX (Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority)

Forward With MAX (Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority)

TMD is helping the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority redesign the MAX Transit system for Alabama’s most populous city. Forward With MAX is the first comprehensive review of the system in several decades and offers an opportunity for BJCTA to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic with an improved transit system that better meets rider needs with an optimized fixed route network with integrated innovative mobility options.

Nashville WeGo Public Transit Better Bus Project (Network Redesign)

Nashville WeGo Public Transit Better Bus Project (Network Redesign)

TMD worked with Nashville WeGo Public Transit on the Better Bus plan which developed a vision for improving bus transit in Nashville.

Riverside Transit Agency – Systemwide Service Reduction Plan

Riverside Transit Agency – Systemwide Service Reduction Plan

TMD worked with RTA to develop a service reduction plan for FY22 in response to a decline in revenue resulting from COVID-19, identifying over $3 million of potential resource savings.

LA Metro NextGen Bus Study

LA Metro NextGen Bus Study

TMD redesigned Los Angeles County’s bus network through the NextGen Bus Plan. This three-year project was the first comprehensive look at Metro’s fixed-route network in over 25 years.

VIA On-Call Support

VIA On-Call Support

TMD has provided VIA with transit planning, operations, and scheduling support since 2013.

HRDC Bozeman TDP

HRDC Bozeman TDP

TMD is helping Streamline redesign their bus network to match the demand of the growing community of Bozeman, Montana and its surrounding area.

Rock Region METRO R.I.D.E. 2020

Rock Region METRO R.I.D.E. 2020

With the service improvements and enhanced funding contribution mechanism delivered as a part of R.I.D.E. 2020, TMD has provided Rock Region METRO a path forward to increasing ridership, enhancing transit service regionwide, and making transit a viable and sustainable resource in Central Arkansas for years to come.

San Diego MTS Transit Ballot Measure Planning

San Diego MTS Transit Ballot Measure Planning

TMD and MTS planned a program of projects for a potential sales tax proposition to expand revenue for public transit in San Diego County.

Sound Transit COA / Network Plan

Sound Transit COA / Network Plan

TMD recently helped Sound Transit optimize ST Express commuter bus service as the high-capacity light rail and BRT system grows, ensuring reliable and convenient travel for riders across modes.