T Tools & Technology • Foursquare ITP

Our philosophy is to always look for more efficient and effective ways to do our work and help our clients.

We invest our time and resources into developing a variety of tools that promote data processing and GIS automation for a better value to our clients, more robust and data-driven results, and oftentimes a tool that our clients can use to continue planning once the project is complete. Our tools are both for our internal use on projects as well as tailored solutions for our clients’ use. We are constantly improving on our technical solutions so the tools remain relevant, ensuring that we achieve the ultimate outcome – a practical and ready-to-use product.

Our solutions cover a variety of areas:

 

We work with outside tools and data that allow us to develop GIS, Excel, and Access-based tools for transit and active transportation applications. They rely on readily-available and client-provided data and incorporate, as needed, scheduling software (i.e., Hastus, Trapeze), on-board…

Foursquare ITP has developed several tools that make the tracking of transit amenities and capital assets easier for our clients. From working with asset management systems such as TERM-Lite to creating custom tools for agencies to track bus stop locations…

Capital and operating budgets for transit agencies are inextricably linked, and our tools help keep the costs, revenues, and priorities in line so that our public clients can make wise choices, leveraging their limited funds to meet many competing objectives.…

Choosing the most productive Transportation Demand Management measures to implement or to incorporate into the development review process can be done more effectively when incorporating an understanding of the effectiveness of individual measures into a systematic framework for selecting TDM…

Reaching out to the public and stakeholders for their input on transportation planning projects is the key to obtaining meaningful feedback. However, that feedback must be useful, organized, and searchable to be useful in the planning process. Our public outreach…

Foursquare ITP has national expertise in bike share planning, with diverse experience in developing plans for large cities, suburban communities, and smaller metro-areas. We see bike share as part of a robust transit system, and as such we bring our…